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Malakal Climate & Temperature

  • Malakal, Sudan is at 9°33'N, 31°38'E, 388 m (1273 ft). See map.
  • Malakal has a subtropical steppe/ low-latitude semi-arid hot climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: BSh).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Malakal is situated in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 28.1 degrees Celsius (82.6 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.2 °C (9.4°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype truly hyperoceanic. Malakal Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 731.6 mm (28.8 inches) which is equivalent to 731.6 Litres/m² (17.94 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 2798 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 Malakal you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Takaroa, French Polynesia where you would find a Tropical wet climate.

Malakal Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 36 (97) 37 (99) 39 (102) 38 (100) 36 (97) 33 (91) 31 (88) 31 (88) 32 (90) 33 (91) 35 (95) 35 (95) 35 (94)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 27 (80) 29 (83) 31 (88) 32 (89) 30 (86) 28 (82) 27 (80) 26 (79) 27 (80) 28 (82) 28 (82) 27 (80) 28 (83)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 19 (66) 20 (68) 22 (72) 24 (75) 24 (75) 22 (72) 22 (72) 22 (72) 22 (72) 22 (72) 20 (68) 18 (64) 21 (71)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 0 (0) 0 (0) 7 (0) 20 (1) 86 (3) 103 (4) 147 (6) 163 (6) 124 (5) 76 (3) 5 (0) 0 (0) 732 (29)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (3) 4 (13) 9 (29) 10 (33) 16 (52) 17 (55) 13 (43) 8 (26) 1 (3) 0 (0) 79 (21)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 9h 54' 9h 12' 8h 54' 8h 06' 7h 48' 5h 12' 5h 00' 5h 23' 5h 54' 7h 17' 9h 30' 9h 48' 7h 39'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 37' 11h 48' 12h 03' 12h 19' 12h 33' 12h 39' 12h 36' 12h 25' 12h 09' 11h 53' 11h 40' 11h 34' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 86 (14) 79 (21) 75 (25) 66 (34) 63 (37) 41 (59) 40 (60) 44 (56) 49 (51) 62 (38) 82 (18) 86 (14) 64 (36)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 60.5 69.7 80.6 87.6 79.3 76.1 79 87.4 80.9 69.4 60.3 57 74

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