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Ndola Climate & Temperature

  • Ndola, Zambia is at 13°0'S, 28°38'E, 1270 m (4167 ft). See map.
  • Ndola has a humid subtropical hot summer climate that is mild with dry winters, hot humid summers and moderate seasonality (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cwa).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Ndola is situated in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 20.3 degrees Celsius (68.5 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.2 °C (13°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype barely hyperoceanic. Ndola Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 25.9°C (78.7°F) on average falling to 8.6°C (47.5°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 30.5°C (86.8°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 15.6°C (60.1°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 26.8°C (80.3°F) and average low temperatures are 17.1°C (62.8°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 27.2°C (80.9°F) during the day and lows of 13.9°C (57°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1232.8 mm (48.5 inches) which is equivalent to 1232.8 Litres/m² (30.24 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 2692 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 Ndola 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).

Ndola Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 25 (77) 28 (82) 31 (87) 32 (89) 29 (85) 27 (81) 27 (80) 27 (80) 27 (81) 28 (82) 27 (80) 25 (77) 28 (82)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 17 (62) 19 (67) 23 (73) 24 (75) 23 (73) 21 (70) 21 (69) 21 (69) 21 (70) 21 (69) 19 (65) 17 (62) 20 (69)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 8 (46) 10 (50) 14 (56) 16 (61) 17 (63) 17 (63) 17 (63) 17 (63) 17 (62) 14 (58) 11 (51) 8 (46) 14 (57)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 0 (0) 0 (0) 3 (0) 32 (1) 130 (5) 306 (12) 293 (12) 249 (10) 170 (7) 46 (2) 4 (0) 1 (0) 1233 (49)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 4 (13) 12 (40) 19 (61) 20 (65) 19 (67) 15 (48) 5 (17) 0 (0) 0 (0) 94 (26)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 9h 17' 9h 30' 9h 18' 8h 54' 6h 24' 4h 30' 4h 23' 4h 16' 5h 48' 8h 16' 8h 42' 8h 54' 7h 22'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 25' 11h 41' 12h 02' 12h 25' 12h 43' 12h 52' 12h 47' 12h 32' 12h 11' 11h 49' 11h 31' 11h 21' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 82 (18) 82 (18) 78 (22) 72 (28) 51 (49) 35 (65) 35 (65) 34 (66) 48 (52) 71 (29) 76 (24) 79 (21) 61 (39)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 56.5 64.9 76.2 85.6 82.3 79.6 82.6 85.8 76.6 65.1 56.8 53.6 72.1

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