Climate Data for Latitude -7.25 Longitude -40.25

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


Chapada do Araripe
Chapada do Ararípe Environmental Protection Area

Averages (English) Metric

Min Temp69.468.768.868.366.865.665.164.767.169.670.570.2109 years
Mean Temp78.677.676.976.475.674.875.075.777.780.280.280.1109 years
Max Temp87.886.485.084.784.684.184.986.988.591.089.990.2109 years
FrostDays0. years
WetDays19.224.326.825.723. years
Precipitationin4. years
Potential Evapotranspirationin5. years
Yearly Average Temperatures 2010 - 2009 (English) Latitude -7.25 Longitude -40.25
Monthly Mean Temperatures 1901 - 2009 (English) Latitude -7.25 Longitude -40.25
Yearly Total Frost Days 1901 - 2009 Latitude -7.25 Longitude -40.25
Yearly Total Precipitation 1901 - 2009 (English) Latitude -7.25 Longitude -40.25
Yearly Total Wet Days 1901 - 2009 Latitude -7.25 Longitude -40.25
Yearly Total Potential Evapotranspiration 1901 - 2009 (English) Latitude -7.25 Longitude -40.25

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.