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Blantyre Climate & Temperature

  • Blantyre, Malawi is at 15°40'S, 34°58'E, 766 m (2513 ft). See map.
  • Blantyre has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Aw) with a pronounced dry season in the low-sun months , no cold season, wet season is in the high-sun months.
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Blantyre is situated in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 22.4 degrees Celsius (72.4 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7 °C (12.6°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 834 mm (32.8 inches) which is equivalent to 834 Litres/m² (20.46 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 2640 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 Blantyre 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).

Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 24 (75) 26 (79) 29 (84) 31 (88) 31 (88) 29 (84) 28 (82) 28 (82) 27 (81) 28 (82) 26 (79) 24 (75) 28 (82)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 19 (65) 20 (68) 23 (73) 25 (77) 26 (78) 25 (76) 24 (75) 24 (75) 23 (73) 23 (73) 21 (69) 19 (65) 22 (72)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 13 (55) 14 (57) 17 (63) 19 (66) 20 (68) 20 (68) 20 (68) 20 (68) 19 (66) 17 (63) 15 (59) 13 (55) 17 (63)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) 3 (0) 1 (0) 5 (0) 20 (1) 81 (3) 164 (6) 200 (8) 179 (7) 125 (5) 43 (2) 9 (0) 4 (0) 834 (33)
rain days iconNumber of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day) 1 (3%) 1 (3%) 1 (3%) 2 (6%) 8 (27%) 12 (39%) 14 (45%) 12 (42%) 11 (35%) 5 (17%) 1 (3%) 0 (0%)   68 (19%)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day 07:17 08:00 08:06 08:42 07:18 06:05 06:00 06:11 06:05 07:42 08:05 07:06   07:13
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day 11h 17' 11h 36' 12h 02' 12h 29' 12h 51' 13h 01' 12h 56' 12h 37' 12h 12' 11h 45' 11h 23' 11h 12'   12h 00'
sunny or cloudy iconPercentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 65 (35) 70 (30) 68 (32) 70 (30) 57 (43) 47 (53) 47 (53) 50 (50) 50 (50) 66 (34) 72 (28) 64 (36)   60 (40)
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 53.9 62.2 73.6 83.8 84.6 82.2 85 83.9 73.9 62.4 54.1 50.9   70.9

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Blantyre Climate Graph in Metric Units

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Blantyre Climograph in English Units

Blantyre Climate Graph

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