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Antsiranana Climate & Temperature

  • Antsiranana, Madagascar is at 12°21'S, 49°17'E, 105 m (344 ft). See map.
  • Antsiranana has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Aw) with a pronounced dry season in the low-sun months , no cold season, wet season is in the high-sun months.
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Antsiranana is situated in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 25.3 degrees Celsius (77.5 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.1 °C (5.6°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype truly hyperoceanic. Antsiranana Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1196.8 mm (47.1 inches) which is equivalent to 1196.8 Litres/m² (29.35 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 3098 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 Antsiranana you would pop up nearest to the climate station at La Paz, Baja California, Mexico where you would find a Subtropical desert climate (Subtropical desert scrub biome).

Antsiranana Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 29 (84) 29 (84) 30 (85) 31 (87) 32 (89) 31 (89) 30 (86) 30 (86) 31 (87) 31 (88) 30 (87) 29 (85) 30 (86)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 24 (74) 23 (74) 24 (75) 25 (77) 26 (79) 27 (80) 26 (79) 26 (79) 26 (79) 26 (79) 25 (78) 24 (75) 25 (77)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 20 (67) 19 (67) 20 (68) 21 (70) 23 (73) 23 (73) 23 (73) 23 (73) 23 (73) 23 (73) 22 (71) 20 (68) 22 (71)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 19 (1) 19 (1) 9 (0) 17 (1) 55 (2) 171 (7) 338 (13) 306 (12) 179 (7) 52 (2) 13 (1) 19 (1) 1197 (47)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 6 (19) 5 (16) 4 (13) 5 (16) 7 (23) 13 (42) 20 (65) 18 (64) 14 (45) 7 (23) 4 (13) 4 (13) 107 (29)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 8h 42' 9h 21' 9h 54' 10h 25' 9h 30' 7h 30' 6h 15' 6h 37' 7h 03' 8h 26' 9h 15' 8h 40' 8h 28'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 28' 11h 42' 12h 03' 12h 24' 12h 41' 12h 49' 12h 45' 12h 31' 12h 11' 11h 50' 11h 32' 11h 24' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 77 (23) 81 (19) 83 (17) 85 (15) 76 (24) 59 (41) 50 (50) 53 (47) 59 (41) 72 (28) 81 (19) 77 (23) 71 (29)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 57.2 65.6 76.9 85.9 81.7 78.9 82 86.2 77.3 65.8 57.5 54.2 72.4

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