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Chita Climate & Temperature

  • Chita, Russia is at 521'N, 11319'E, 662 m (2172 ft). See map.
  • Chita has a subarctic climate that has severe, dry winters, cool, short summers and strong seasonality (Kppen-Geiger classification: Dwc).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Chita is situated in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is -2.9 degrees Celsius (26.8 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 46 °C (82.8°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype hypercontinental. Chita Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 343 mm (13.5 inches) which is equivalent to 343 Litres/m (8.41 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 2353 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 Chita you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Rio Gallegos, Argentina where you would find a Subtropical steppe climate (Cool temperate desert scrub biome).

Chita Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-17) -22 (-8) -12 (10) 0 (32) 8 (46) 15 (59) 19 (66) 15 (59) 8 (46) -1 (30) -14 (7) -24 (-11) -3 (27)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 2 (0) 2 (0) 4 (0) 7 (0) 20 (1) 51 (2) 93 (4) 90 (4) 51 (2) 12 (0) 7 (0) 4 (0) 343 (14)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 3 (10) 3 (11) 3 (10) 4 (13) 7 (23) 10 (33) 14 (45) 15 (48) 9 (30) 4 (13) 4 (13) 5 (16) 81 (22)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 3h 58' 6h 01' 7h 38' 7h 54' 8h 44' 8h 30' 7h 32' 7h 19' 6h 22' 5h 38' 4h 22' 3h 17' 6h 26'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 8h 20' 9h 51' 11h 48' 13h 52' 15h 40' 16h 38' 16h 12' 14h 37' 12h 36' 10h 32' 8h 45' 7h 50' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 49 (51) 63 (37) 66 (34) 58 (42) 57 (43) 52 (48) 47 (53) 51 (49) 51 (49) 55 (45) 51 (49) 43 (57) 54 (46)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 18.1 27.3 38.2 49.8 58.1 61.4 58.5 50.1 38.7 27.3 18.1 14.6 38.3

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