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Zambezi Climate & Temperature

  • Zambezi, Zambia is at 13°32'S, 23°7'E, 1078 m (3537 ft). See map.
  • Zambezi has a humid subtropical hot summer climate that is mild with dry winters, hot humid summers and moderate seasonality (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cwa).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Zambezi is situated in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 21.4 degrees Celsius (70.5 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.9 °C (14.2°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype barely hyperoceanic. Zambezi Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 28°C (82.5°F) on average falling to 8°C (46.3°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 32.2°C (90°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 16.1°C (61°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 28.7°C (83.7°F) and average low temperatures are 17.5°C (63.4°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 29.1°C (84.3°F) during the day and lows of 14.2°C (57.6°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1057.4 mm (41.6 inches) which is equivalent to 1057.4 Litres/m² (25.94 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 2771 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Zambezi you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Hilo, (Big Island), Hawaii, Hawaii where you would find a Tropical wet climate (Subtropical dry forest biome).

Zambezi Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 27 (81) 30 (86) 33 (92) 33 (91) 30 (87) 29 (84) 29 (84) 29 (84) 29 (85) 30 (85) 29 (83) 27 (80) 30 (85)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 17 (62) 20 (68) 24 (75) 25 (76) 23 (74) 23 (73) 22 (72) 23 (73) 23 (73) 22 (71) 19 (66) 17 (62) 21 (70)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 7 (44) 10 (50) 14 (58) 17 (62) 17 (63) 18 (64) 17 (63) 18 (64) 17 (63) 15 (59) 11 (51) 7 (45) 14 (57)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 0 (0) 0 (0) 9 (0) 51 (2) 143 (6) 210 (8) 235 (9) 196 (8) 172 (7) 40 (2) 2 (0) 1 (0) 1057 (42)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 0.5 (2) 0.5 (2) 1 (3) 7 (23) 13 (43) 19 (61) 18 (58) 16 (57) 14 (45) 5 (17) 0.5 (2) 0.5 (2) 95 (26)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 9h 30' 9h 23' 9h 06' 8h 23' 5h 30' 5h 11' 5h 30' 4h 50' 6h 05' 8h 18' 9h 42' 9h 18' 7h 35'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 24' 11h 40' 12h 02' 12h 25' 12h 44' 12h 54' 12h 49' 12h 33' 12h 11' 11h 48' 11h 29' 11h 19' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 84 (16) 81 (19) 76 (24) 68 (32) 44 (56) 41 (59) 43 (57) 39 (61) 50 (50) 71 (29) 85 (15) 83 (17) 63 (37)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 56 64.4 75.7 85.3 82.8 80.1 83.1 85.5 76.1 64.6 56.3 53 71.9

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