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Mpika Climate & Temperature

  • Mpika, Zambia is at 11°54'S, 31°26'E, 1402 m (4600 ft). See map.
  • Mpika has a humid subtropical hot summer climate that is mild with dry winters, hot humid summers and moderate seasonality (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cwa).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Mpika is situated in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 19.2 degrees Celsius (66.6 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.2 °C (13°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype barely hyperoceanic. Mpika Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 23.2°C (73.8°F) on average falling to 9.9°C (49.9°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 28.7°C (83.7°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 15.4°C (59.7°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 26°C (78.7°F) and average low temperatures are 16.1°C (61°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 25.2°C (77.3°F) during the day and lows of 14.4°C (57.9°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1040 mm (40.9 inches) which is equivalent to 1040 Litres/m² (25.51 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Mpika 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).

Mpika Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 23 (73) 24 (76) 28 (82) 30 (85) 29 (83) 26 (79) 26 (78) 26 (79) 26 (79) 25 (78) 24 (76) 23 (73) 26 (78)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 15 (60) 18 (64) 21 (70) 23 (73) 22 (72) 20 (68) 20 (68) 20 (68) 20 (68) 19 (67) 18 (64) 16 (60) 19 (67)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 9 (49) 11 (51) 14 (57) 16 (61) 17 (62) 16 (61) 16 (61) 16 (61) 16 (61) 15 (59) 12 (54) 10 (50) 14 (57)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (0) 10 (0) 94 (4) 255 (10) 239 (9) 230 (9) 164 (6) 39 (2) 5 (0) 0 (0) 1040 (41)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 29' 11h 43' 12h 03' 12h 23' 12h 40' 12h 48' 12h 43' 12h 30' 12h 11' 11h 51' 11h 34' 11h 25' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 57.6 66 77.3 86.1 81.3 78.5 81.6 86.4 77.7 66.2 57.9 54.7 72.5

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