Canberra, Capital Territory Climate & Temperature
- Canberra, Capital Territory, Australia is at 35°18'S, 149°12'E, 578 m (1895 ft). See map.
- Canberra, Capital Territory has a marine west coast climate that is mild with no dry season, warm summers. Heavy precipitation occurs during mild winters which are dominated by mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cfb).
- According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Canberra, Capital Territory is situated in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
- The average annual temperature is 13 degrees Celsius (55.4 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
- Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.95 °C (26.9°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype truly oceanic.
- In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 12.1°C (53.8°F) on average falling to 0.4°C (32.8°F) overnight.
- In spring time temperatures climb reaching 19.3°C (66.7°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 6°C (42.9°F).
- During summer average high temperatures are 27°C (80.5°F) and average low temperatures are 12.4°C (54.4°F).
- Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 19.9°C (67.8°F) during the day and lows of 7°C (44.5°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
- Total annual Precipitation averages 623.1 mm (24.5 inches) which is equivalent to 623.1 Litres/m² (15.28 Gallons/ft²).
- On average there are 2633 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.
- If you were to burrow down through the Earth from Canberra, Capital Territory you would come out nearest to the climate station at Horta, Faial, Azores where you would find a Humid subtropical climate.
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