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Songea Climate & Temperature

  • Songea, Tanzania is at 10°41'S, 35°35'E, 1067 m (3501 ft). See map.
  • Songea 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 Songea is situated in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 21 degrees Celsius (69.9 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6 °C (10.8°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype truly hyperoceanic. Songea Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 23.3°C (74°F) on average falling to 12.3°C (54.2°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 28°C (82.4°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 16.7°C (62°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 27.3°C (81.2°F) and average low temperatures are 18°C (64.4°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 26°C (78.8°F) during the day and lows of 16.7°C (62°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1150 mm (45.3 inches) which is equivalent to 1150 Litres/m² (28.21 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Songea 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).

Songea Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 23 (73) 24 (75) 26 (79) 29 (84) 29 (84) 28 (82) 27 (81) 27 (81) 27 (81) 26 (79) 25 (77) 23 (73) 26 (79)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 18 (64) 19 (65) 21 (69) 23 (73) 24 (74) 23 (73) 23 (73) 23 (73) 23 (73) 22 (71) 20 (68) 18 (64) 21 (70)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 12 (54) 13 (55) 15 (59) 17 (63) 18 (64) 18 (64) 18 (64) 18 (64) 18 (64) 17 (63) 15 (59) 12 (54) 16 (61)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 3 (0) 0 (0) 1 (0) 8 (0) 74 (3) 207 (8) 279 (11) 205 (8) 244 (10) 115 (5) 13 (1) 1 (0) 1150 (45)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 33' 11h 46' 12h 03' 12h 21' 12h 36' 12h 43' 12h 40' 12h 27' 12h 10' 11h 52' 11h 37' 11h 30' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 58.8 67.2 78.5 86.2 80.1 77.2 80.4 86.6 78.9 67.4 59.1 55.9 73

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