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Solwezi Climate & Temperature

  • Solwezi, Zambia is at 12°11'S, 26°23'E, 1386 m (4547 ft). See map.
  • Solwezi 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 Solwezi is situated in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 19.4 degrees Celsius (66.9 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.6 °C (11.9°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype truly hyperoceanic. Solwezi Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 25.9°C (78.7°F) on average falling to 6.5°C (43.8°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 29.7°C (85.4°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 13.7°C (56.7°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 26.5°C (79.6°F) and average low temperatures are 16°C (60.9°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 26.6°C (79.9°F) during the day and lows of 12.8°C (55°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1309.7 mm (51.6 inches) which is equivalent to 1309.7 Litres/m² (32.12 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Solwezi 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).

Solwezi Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 25 (77) 28 (82) 30 (87) 31 (87) 28 (82) 26 (80) 26 (79) 27 (80) 27 (80) 27 (80) 26 (79) 25 (77) 27 (81)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 16 (61) 19 (65) 22 (71) 22 (72) 21 (70) 20 (68) 20 (68) 20 (69) 20 (69) 20 (68) 18 (64) 16 (60) 19 (67)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 6 (42) 8 (47) 11 (52) 14 (58) 16 (60) 16 (61) 16 (61) 16 (61) 16 (60) 14 (56) 9 (49) 6 (43) 12 (54)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 0 (0) 1 (0) 4 (0) 48 (2) 164 (6) 263 (10) 273 (11) 237 (9) 239 (9) 76 (3) 5 (0) 0 (0) 1310 (52)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 28' 11h 43' 12h 03' 12h 23' 12h 41' 12h 49' 12h 44' 12h 30' 12h 11' 11h 50' 11h 33' 11h 24' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 57.3 65.7 77.1 86 81.5 78.7 81.9 86.3 77.4 65.9 57.6 54.4 72.4

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