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Petrolina Climate & Temperature

  • Petrolina, Brazil is at 9°23'S, 40°29'W, 370 m (1214 ft). See map.
  • Petrolina has a subtropical steppe/ low-latitude semi-arid hot climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: BSh).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Petrolina is situated in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 26.3 degrees Celsius (79.3 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.7 °C (6.7°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype truly hyperoceanic. Petrolina Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 609.8 mm (24 inches) which is equivalent to 609.8 Litres/m² (14.96 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Petrolina you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Yap Island/ Caroline Islands, Micronesia where you would find a Tropical wet climate.

Petrolina Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 25 (76) 25 (77) 26 (79) 28 (82) 28 (83) 27 (81) 27 (80) 27 (81) 27 (80) 26 (78) 25 (78) 25 (76) 26 (79)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 13 (1) 4 (0) 6 (0) 21 (1) 50 (2) 84 (3) 72 (3) 90 (4) 148 (6) 82 (3) 29 (1) 10 (0) 610 (24)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 37' 11h 48' 12h 04' 12h 19' 12h 33' 12h 39' 12h 35' 12h 25' 12h 10' 11h 54' 11h 41' 11h 34' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 60.2 68.6 79.9 85.9 78.9 75.9 79.2 86.5 80.1 68.7 60.4 57.2 73.4

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