Basra Climate & Temperature
- Basra, Iraq is at 30°34'N, 47°46'E, 2 m (7 ft). See map.
- Basra has a subtropical desert / low-latitude arid hot climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: BWh)
- According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Basra is situated in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
- The annual mean temperature is 24.4 degrees Celsius (75.9 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
- Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.5 °C (38.7°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental.
- Total annual Precipitation averages 161 mm (6.3 inches) which is equivalent to 161 Litres/m² (3.95 Gallons/ft²).
- On average there are 3319 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 Basra you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Adamstown, Pitcairn Islands where you would find a Tropical wet climate.
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