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Maracaibo Climate & Temperature

  • Maracaibo, Venezuela is at 10°34'N, 71°44'W, 65 m (213 ft). See map.
  • Maracaibo has a subtropical steppe/ low-latitude semi-arid hot climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: BSh).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Maracaibo is situated in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 27.7 degrees Celsius (81.9 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype extremely hyperoceanic. Maracaibo Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 580 mm (22.8 inches) which is equivalent to 580 Litres/m² (14.23 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Maracaibo you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Jakarta, Java, Indonesia where you would find a Tropical monsoonal climate (Subtropical moist forest biome).

Maracaibo Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 33 (91) 33 (91) 33 (92) 33 (92) 33 (92) 34 (92) 34 (93) 34 (94) 34 (92) 33 (91) 32 (90) 33 (91) 33 (92)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 27 (80) 27 (80) 27 (81) 28 (82) 28 (83) 28 (83) 29 (83) 29 (83) 28 (83) 28 (82) 27 (81) 27 (80) 28 (82)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 23 (73) 23 (74) 24 (75) 25 (77) 25 (77) 25 (77) 25 (77) 25 (77) 25 (76) 24 (75) 24 (75) 23 (74) 24 (76)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 5 (0) 3 (0) 6 (0) 52 (2) 67 (3) 55 (2) 26 (1) 60 (2) 104 (4) 114 (4) 71 (3) 17 (1) 580 (23)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 34' 11h 46' 12h 03' 12h 21' 12h 36' 12h 43' 12h 40' 12h 27' 12h 10' 11h 52' 11h 37' 11h 30' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 59.5 68.8 79.7 88.5 80.3 77.1 80.1 88.4 79.8 68.3 59.3 56 73.7

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