Dar Es Salaam Climate & Temperature
- Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania is at 6°52'S, 39°12'E, 55 m (180 ft). See map.
- Dar Es Salaam 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 Dar Es Salaam is situated in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
- The average temperature is 25.9 degrees Celsius (78.7 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
- Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype truly hyperoceanic.
- Total annual Precipitation averages 1148 mm (45.2 inches) which is equivalent to 1148 Litres/m² (28.16 Gallons/ft²).
- On average there are 2836 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 Dar Es Salaam you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Atuona, French Polynesia where you would find a Tropical wet climate.
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