Climate Data for Latitude 3.25 Longitude 36.25

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


Lake Turkana

Averages (English) Metric

Min Temp71.573.274.975.374.873.372.772.974.575.774.072.4109 years
Mean Temp84.185.786.585.784.883.482.382.885.085.984.284.3109 years
Max Temp96.798.298.396.294.893.692.092.895.596.294.496.3109 years
FrostDays5. years
Potential Evapotranspirationin7. years
Yearly Average Temperatures 2010 - 2009 (English) Latitude 3.25 Longitude 36.25
Monthly Mean Temperatures 1901 - 2009 (English) Latitude 3.25 Longitude 36.25
Yearly Total Frost Days 1968 - 2009 Latitude 3.25 Longitude 36.25
Yearly Total Potential Evapotranspiration 1901 - 2009 (English) Latitude 3.25 Longitude 36.25

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.