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Masvingo Climate & Temperature

  • Masvingo, Zimbabwe is at 203'S, 3052'E, 1095 m (3593 ft). See map.
  • Masvingo has a subtropical steppe/ low-latitude semi-arid hot climate (Kppen-Geiger classification: BSh).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Masvingo is situated in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 19.4 degrees Celsius (67 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.3 °C (16.7°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic,subtype barely hyperoceanic. Masvingo Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 614.4 mm (24.2 inches) which is equivalent to 614.4 Litres/m (15.07 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 2991 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 Masvingo you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Hilo, (Big Island), Hawaii, Hawaii where you would find a Tropical wet climate (Subtropical dry forest biome).

Masvingo Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 22 (71) 24 (76) 28 (82) 29 (84) 29 (84) 28 (83) 29 (83) 28 (82) 27 (81) 26 (79) 24 (75) 22 (71) 26 (79)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 14 (56) 16 (61) 20 (67) 22 (71) 23 (73) 23 (73) 23 (73) 22 (72) 21 (71) 19 (67) 16 (62) 14 (57) 19 (67)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 6 (42) 8 (46) 11 (53) 15 (58) 16 (61) 17 (63) 17 (63) 17 (62) 16 (60) 13 (55) 9 (48) 6 (43) 13 (55)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 3 (0) 6 (0) 10 (0) 30 (1) 77 (3) 140 (6) 129 (5) 107 (4) 66 (3) 28 (1) 13 (1) 6 (0) 614 (24)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 2 (6) 2 (6) 2 (7) 4 (13) 9 (30) 13 (42) 12 (39) 11 (39) 9 (29) 5 (17) 3 (10) 3 (10) 75 (21)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 8h 25' 8h 56' 9h 08' 8h 42' 8h 18' 7h 46' 6h 44' 7h 13' 7h 21' 8h 36' 8h 42' 8h 20' 8h 11'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 02' 11h 27' 12h 01' 12h 36' 13h 05' 13h 19' 13h 11' 12h 47' 12h 14' 11h 39' 11h 10' 10h 55' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 77 (23) 79 (21) 77 (23) 70 (30) 64 (36) 59 (41) 52 (48) 57 (43) 61 (39) 75 (25) 79 (21) 77 (23) 68 (32)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 49.5 57.9 69.2 80 86.7 86.6 87.3 79.9 69.6 58 49.7 46.5 68.4

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