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Almaty Climate & Temperature

  • Almaty, Kazakhstan is at 4313'N, 7655'E, 847 m (2779 ft). See map.
  • Almaty has a humid continental climate with severe winters, no dry season, hot summers and strong seasonality (Kppen-Geiger classification: Dfa).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Almaty is situated in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 8.9 degrees Celsius (48.1 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 30.5 °C (54.9°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype truly continental. Almaty Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach -0.3°C (31.4°F) on average falling to -10.7°C (12.8°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 15°C (59°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 4.3°C (39.8°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 28.3°C (83°F) and average low temperatures are 16°C (60.8°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 15°C (59°F) during the day and lows of 3.7°C (38.6°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 581 mm (22.9 inches) which is equivalent to 581 Litres/m (14.25 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 2392 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 Almaty you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Isla De Pascua-Mataveri, Chile where you would find a Tropical wet climate.

Almaty Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (28) 0 (32) 7 (45) 16 (61) 22 (72) 26 (79) 30 (86) 29 (84) 23 (73) 16 (61) 6 (43) 1 (34) 15 (58)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (19) -5 (23) 2 (36) 11 (51) 17 (62) 21 (69) 24 (74) 23 (73) 17 (63) 10 (50) 1 (34) -5 (24) 9 (48)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (10) -10 (14) -3 (27) 5 (41) 11 (52) 15 (59) 17 (63) 16 (61) 11 (52) 4 (39) -4 (25) -10 (14) 3 (38)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 26 (1) 32 (1) 64 (3) 89 (4) 99 (4) 59 (2) 35 (1) 23 (1) 25 (1) 46 (2) 48 (2) 35 (1) 581 (23)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 9 (29) 9 (32) 12 (39) 11 (37) 12 (39) 10 (33) 9 (29) 6 (19) 5 (17) 7 (23) 10 (33) 9 (29) 109 (30)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 3h 42' 4h 12' 4h 30' 6h 30' 7h 48' 9h 24' 10h 11' 9h 32' 8h 18' 6h 23' 4h 18' 3h 34' 6h 32'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 9h 22' 10h 26' 11h 51' 13h 22' 14h 39' 15h 19' 15h 01' 13h 54' 12h 26' 10h 56' 9h 39' 9h 01' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 40 (60) 41 (59) 39 (61) 49 (51) 54 (46) 62 (38) 69 (31) 70 (30) 68 (32) 59 (41) 45 (55) 40 (60) 55 (45)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 26.8 36.1 47 58.6 66.9 70.2 67.2 58.9 47.5 36 26.8 23.4 47.1

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