Climate Data for Latitude -27.75 Longitude 27.25

Köppen climate classification: BSk (Climate: arid; Precipitation: steppe; Temperature: cold arid)


Highveld grasslands ecoregion

Averages (English) Metric

Min Temp60.059.355.548.238.531.630.635.843.950.954.758.0109 years
Mean Temp72.271.267.761.553.847.947.752.860. years
Max Temp84.583.379.974.969.164.264.869.976.279.281.483.9109 years
FrostDays4. years
WetDays11. years
Precipitationin3. years
Potential Evapotranspirationin6. years
Yearly Average Temperatures 2010 - 2009 (English) Latitude -27.75 Longitude 27.25
Monthly Mean Temperatures 1901 - 2009 (English) Latitude -27.75 Longitude 27.25
Yearly Total Frost Days 1901 - 2009 Latitude -27.75 Longitude 27.25
Yearly Total Precipitation 1901 - 2009 (English) Latitude -27.75 Longitude 27.25
Yearly Total Wet Days 1901 - 2009 Latitude -27.75 Longitude 27.25
Yearly Total Potential Evapotranspiration 1901 - 2009 (English) Latitude -27.75 Longitude 27.25

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.