Climate Data for Latitude -23.75 Longitude 28.25

Köppen climate classification: BSh (Climate: arid; Precipitation: steppe; Temperature: hot arid)


Lapalala Wilderness
Waterberg Biosphere Reserve

Averages (English) Metric

Min Temp65.364.662.156.147.541.341.346.353.960.162.664.4109 years
Mean Temp76.375.573.568.662.056.456.661.267.972.874.375.6109 years
Max Temp87.586.685.081.276.671.571.976.382.085.586.086.9109 years
FrostDays3. years
WetDays7. years
Precipitationin4. years
Potential Evapotranspirationin6. years
Yearly Average Temperatures 2010 - 2009 (English) Latitude -23.75 Longitude 28.25
Monthly Mean Temperatures 1901 - 2009 (English) Latitude -23.75 Longitude 28.25
Yearly Total Frost Days 1901 - 2009 Latitude -23.75 Longitude 28.25
Yearly Total Precipitation 1901 - 2009 (English) Latitude -23.75 Longitude 28.25
Yearly Total Wet Days 1901 - 2009 Latitude -23.75 Longitude 28.25
Yearly Total Potential Evapotranspiration 1901 - 2009 (English) Latitude -23.75 Longitude 28.25

Climate data provided by CRU TS 3.1 - University of East Anglia Climate Research Unit (CRU). [Phil Jones, Ian Harris]. CRU Time Series (TS) high resolution gridded datasets, [Internet]. NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre, 2008, Accessed: 28-July-2011
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Köppen climate classification provided by Kottek, M., J. Grieser, C. Beck, B. Rudolf, and F. Rubel, 2006: World Map of Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification updated. Meteorol. Z., 15, 259-263
The calculation method for the potential evapotranspiration is the FAO grass reference equation (Ekstrom et al., 2007, which is based on Allen et al., 1994). It is a variant of the Penman Monteith method using TMP, TMN, TMX, VAP, CLD.