Harare Climate & Temperature
- Harare, Zimbabwe is at 17°55'S, 31°7'E, 1480 m (4856 ft). See map.
- Harare has a humid subtropical mild summer climate that is mild with dry winters, mild rainy summers and moderate seasonality. This climate is usually found in the highlands of some tropical countries. (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cwb).
- According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Harare is situated in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
- The average annual temperature is 18.4 degrees Celsius (65.2 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
- Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.8 °C (14°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype barely hyperoceanic.
- In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 22.2°C (71.9°F) on average falling to 6.3°C (43.4°F) overnight.
- In spring time temperatures climb reaching 27.5°C (81.4°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 13°C (55.3°F).
- During summer average high temperatures are 26.1°C (79°F) and average low temperatures are 15.7°C (60.3°F).
- Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 25°C (76.9°F) during the day and lows of 11.9°C (53.4°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
- Total annual Precipitation averages 805.2 mm (31.7 inches) which is equivalent to 805.2 Litres/m² (19.75 Gallons/ft²).
- On average there are 2871 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.
- If you were to burrow down through the Earth from Harare you would come out nearest to the climate station at Hilo, (Big Island), Hawaii, Hawaii where you would find a Tropical wet climate (Subtropical dry forest biome).
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