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Francistown Climate & Temperature

  • Francistown, Botswana is at 21°13'S, 27°30'E, 1001 m (3284 ft). See map.
  • Francistown has a subtropical steppe/ low-latitude semi-arid hot climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: BSh).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Francistown is situated in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 21.2 degrees Celsius (70.2 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.5 °C (18.9°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype barely hyperoceanic. Francistown Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 415 mm (16.3 inches) which is equivalent to 415 Litres/m² (10.18 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Francistown you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Hilo, (Big Island), Hawaii, Hawaii where you would find a Tropical wet climate (Subtropical dry forest biome).

Francistown Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 24 (75) 26 (79) 30 (86) 32 (90) 32 (90) 31 (88) 31 (88) 31 (88) 30 (86) 29 (84) 26 (79) 23 (73) 29 (84)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 15 (59) 17 (63) 22 (71) 24 (75) 25 (77) 25 (77) 25 (77) 25 (77) 24 (74) 22 (71) 18 (64) 15 (58) 21 (70)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 6 (43) 8 (46) 13 (55) 16 (61) 18 (64) 19 (66) 19 (66) 19 (66) 17 (63) 14 (57) 9 (48) 6 (43) 14 (57)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 1 (0) 1 (0) 3 (0) 23 (1) 51 (2) 88 (3) 85 (3) 80 (3) 50 (2) 23 (1) 7 (0) 3 (0) 415 (16)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 0.5 (2) 0.5 (2) 1 (3) 3 (10) 7 (23) 9 (29) 9 (29) 7 (25) 6 (19) 3 (10) 1 (3) 1 (3) 48 (13)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 58' 11h 24' 12h 00' 12h 37' 13h 08' 13h 23' 13h 15' 12h 50' 12h 15' 11h 38' 11h 06' 10h 51' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 48.3 56.7 68.1 78.9 86.4 87.7 87 78.8 68.4 56.9 48.6 45.4 67.6

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