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Astrakhan Climate & Temperature

  • Astrakhan, Russia is at 4616'N, 4759'E, 18 m (59 ft). See map.
  • Astrakhan has a mid-latitude steppe/ semi-arid cool climate (Kppen-Geiger classification: BSk).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Astrakhan is situated in or near the cool temperate desert scrub biome.
  • The mean temperature is 10 degrees Celsius (49.9 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 30.7 °C (55.3°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype truly continental. Astrakhan Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 215.5 mm (8.5 inches) which is equivalent to 215.5 Litres/m (5.29 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 2441 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 Astrakhan you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Adamstown, Pitcairn Islands where you would find a Tropical wet climate.

Astrakhan Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (22) -5 (23) 1 (34) 11 (52) 18 (65) 23 (73) 25 (77) 23 (74) 17 (63) 9 (49) 3 (38) -2 (29) 10 (50)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 15 (1) 10 (0) 16 (1) 25 (1) 22 (1) 21 (1) 15 (1) 18 (1) 24 (1) 17 (1) 17 (1) 16 (1) 216 (8)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 9 (29) 8 (28) 7 (23) 5 (17) 5 (16) 5 (17) 5 (16) 4 (13) 5 (17) 6 (19) 8 (27) 11 (35) 78 (21)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 2h 09' 3h 21' 5h 11' 7h 42' 9h 40' 11h 06' 10h 32' 10h 07' 8h 32' 6h 05' 3h 40' 1h 52' 6h 40'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 9h 03' 10h 15' 11h 50' 13h 31' 14h 57' 15h 42' 15h 22' 14h 07' 12h 29' 10h 48' 9h 22' 8h 39' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 24 (76) 33 (67) 45 (55) 58 (42) 66 (34) 72 (28) 69 (31) 73 (27) 69 (31) 57 (43) 40 (60) 22 (78) 56 (44)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 23.8 33.1 44 55.6 63.9 67.2 64.1 55.8 44.4 32.9 23.8 20.3 44

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