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Port-Aux-Francais, Kerguelen Islands Climate & Temperature

  • Port-Aux-Francais, kerguelen islands, French Southern Lands is at 49°21'S, 70°14'E, 30 m (98 ft). See map.
  • Port-Aux-Francais, Kerguelen Islands has a polar tundra climate with no true summer (Köppen-Geiger classification: ET).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Port-Aux-Francais, Kerguelen Islands is situated in or near the boreal rain forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 4.5 degrees Celsius (40.1 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.5 °C (9.9°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype truly hyperoceanic. Port-Aux-Francais, Kerguelen Islands Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 707.9 mm (27.9 inches) which is equivalent to 707.9 Litres/m² (17.36 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 1604 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 Port-Aux-Francais, kerguelen islands you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Manyberries, Alberta, Canada where you would find a Humid continental climate (Cool temperate steppe biome).

Port-Aux-Francais, kerguelen islands Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 5 (41) 5 (41) 5 (42) 7 (44) 8 (47) 10 (50) 11 (52) 12 (53) 11 (51) 9 (48) 7 (44) 5 (41) 8 (46)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 2 (36) 2 (36) 2 (36) 3 (38) 5 (40) 6 (43) 7 (45) 8 (46) 7 (45) 6 (42) 4 (39) 2 (36) 5 (40)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (31) -1 (31) -1 (31) 0 (33) 2 (35) 3 (38) 4 (39) 4 (40) 4 (39) 3 (37) 1 (34) 0 (31) 2 (35)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 65 (3) 67 (3) 65 (3) 55 (2) 53 (2) 58 (2) 49 (2) 46 (2) 59 (2) 67 (3) 69 (3) 56 (2) 708 (28)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 23 (74) 23 (74) 22 (73) 22 (71) 21 (70) 19 (61) 19 (61) 16 (57) 18 (58) 19 (63) 22 (71) 23 (77) 247 (68)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 2h 46' 3h 29' 4h 14' 5h 09' 5h 38' 5h 44' 5h 50' 5h 41' 4h 58' 4h 02' 2h 56' 2h 16' 4h 23'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 8h 37' 10h 02' 11h 52' 13h 44' 15h 21' 16h 10' 15h 43' 14h 22' 12h 36' 10h 43' 9h 06' 8h 14' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 33 (67) 35 (65) 36 (64) 38 (62) 37 (63) 36 (64) 38 (62) 40 (60) 40 (60) 38 (62) 33 (67) 28 (72) 37 (63)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 20.2 28.6 39.9 51.2 60.4 64.1 60.5 51.1 40.4 28.8 20.5 17.3 40.3

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