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Tripoli Climate & Temperature

  • Tripoli, Libya is at 32°40'N, 13°9'E, 81 m (266 ft). See map.
  • Tripoli has a subtropical steppe/ low-latitude semi-arid hot climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: BSh).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Tripoli is situated in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 20.3 degrees Celsius (68.6 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.5 °C (27.9°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype truly oceanic. Tripoli Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 251 mm (9.9 inches) which is equivalent to 251 Litres/m² (6.16 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 3187 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 Tripoli you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Katoa, Whakaangiangi, New Zealand (Warm temperate thorn steppe biome).

Tripoli Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 17 (63) 19 (66) 22 (72) 26 (79) 30 (86) 34 (93) 35 (95) 35 (95) 33 (91) 29 (84) 24 (75) 19 (66) 27 (80)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 12 (54) 13 (55) 16 (60) 19 (66) 23 (73) 27 (80) 28 (82) 28 (82) 27 (80) 23 (73) 18 (64) 14 (56) 20 (69)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 7 (45) 7 (45) 9 (48) 12 (54) 15 (59) 19 (66) 20 (68) 20 (68) 20 (68) 16 (61) 12 (54) 8 (46) 14 (57)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 46 (2) 27 (1) 12 (0) 16 (1) 2 (0) 1 (0) 0 (0) 1 (0) 6 (0) 27 (1) 39 (2) 74 (3) 251 (10)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 8 (26) 5 (18) 5 (16) 3 (10) 1 (3) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (7) 5 (16) 6 (20) 8 (26) 43 (12)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 6h 38' 7h 34' 7h 38' 8h 20' 10h 09' 10h 24' 12h 07' 11h 21' 9h 02' 7h 52' 7h 04' 6h 23' 8h 43'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 15' 10h 57' 11h 55' 12h 57' 13h 49' 14h 15' 14h 03' 13h 19' 12h 19' 11h 18' 10h 26' 10h 01' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 66 (34) 70 (30) 65 (35) 65 (35) 74 (26) 74 (26) 87 (13) 86 (14) 74 (26) 71 (29) 69 (31) 65 (35) 73 (27)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 37.4 46.7 57.6 69.3 77.5 80.8 77.7 69.4 57.9 46.4 37.3 33.9 57.6

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