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Benghazi Climate & Temperature

  • Benghazi, Libya is at 32°4'N, 20°16'E, 132 m (433 ft). See map.
  • Benghazi has a subtropical steppe/ low-latitude semi-arid hot climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: BSh).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Benghazi is situated in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 19.6 degrees Celsius (67.3 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.5 °C (29.7°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype truly oceanic. Benghazi Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 258 mm (10.2 inches) which is equivalent to 258 Litres/m² (6.33 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 3235 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 Benghazi you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Rurutu, French Polynesia.

Benghazi Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 17 (63) 18 (64) 20 (68) 25 (77) 29 (84) 32 (90) 32 (90) 32 (90) 31 (88) 28 (82) 24 (75) 19 (66) 26 (78)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 13 (55) 13 (55) 15 (58) 19 (65) 23 (73) 26 (78) 26 (79) 27 (80) 25 (77) 23 (73) 19 (66) 10 (50) 20 (67)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 8 (46) 8 (46) 9 (48) 12 (54) 16 (61) 19 (66) 20 (68) 21 (70) 19 (66) 17 (63) 14 (57) 1 (34) 14 (57)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 69 (3) 36 (1) 21 (1) 5 (0) 5 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 4 (0) 21 (1) 32 (1) 65 (3) 258 (10)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 14 (45) 8 (28) 7 (23) 2 (7) 2 (6) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (3) 4 (13) 7 (23) 12 (39) 57 (16)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 6h 15' 6h 56' 7h 36' 8h 44' 10h 44' 11h 02' 12h 29' 11h 52' 9h 32' 8h 21' 7h 14' 5h 21' 8h 51'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 17' 10h 59' 11h 55' 12h 56' 13h 46' 14h 12' 14h 00' 13h 17' 12h 19' 11h 19' 10h 28' 10h 04' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 62 (38) 64 (36) 65 (35) 68 (32) 79 (21) 78 (22) 90 (10) 90 (10) 78 (22) 75 (25) 70 (30) 54 (46) 74 (26)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 38 47.3 58.2 69.8 78.1 81.3 78.3 70 58.5 47 37.9 34.5 58.2

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