Johannesburg Climate & Temperature
- Johannesburg, South Africa is at 26°8'S, 28°13'E, 1694 m (5558 ft). See map.
- Johannesburg has a mid-latitude steppe/ semi-arid cool climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: BSk).
- According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Johannesburg is situated in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
- The annual average temperature is 16.2 degrees Celsius (61.2 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
- Average monthly temperatures vary by 10 °C (18°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype barely hyperoceanic.
- Total annual Precipitation averages 543 mm (21.4 inches) which is equivalent to 543 Litres/m² (13.32 Gallons/ft²).
- On average there are 3182 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 Johannesburg you would come out nearest to the climate station at Kahului, Maui, Hawaii where you would find a Tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate (Subtropical dry forest biome).
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