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Salalah, Dhofar Climate & Temperature

  • Salalah, Dhofar, Oman is at 17°2'N, 54°6'E, 23 m (75 ft). See map.
  • Salalah, Dhofar has a subtropical desert / low-latitude arid hot climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: BWh)
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Salalah, Dhofar is situated in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 26 degrees Celsius (78.8 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.1 °C (11°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype truly hyperoceanic. Salalah, Dhofar Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 131 mm (5.2 inches) which is equivalent to 131 Litres/m² (3.21 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Salalah, Dhofar you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Adamstown, Pitcairn Islands where you would find a Tropical wet climate.

Salalah, Dhofar Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 28 (82) 28 (82) 30 (86) 32 (89) 32 (90) 32 (89) 28 (83) 27 (81) 29 (84) 31 (87) 31 (87) 29 (84) 30 (85)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 23 (73) 24 (75) 26 (78) 28 (82) 29 (84) 29 (84) 26 (80) 25 (77) 26 (79) 26 (79) 26 (79) 24 (75) 26 (79)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 18 (64) 19 (67) 21 (70) 23 (74) 26 (78) 27 (80) 24 (76) 23 (74) 23 (74) 22 (71) 20 (69) 19 (66) 22 (72)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 2 (0) 7 (0) 6 (0) 20 (1) 17 (1) 11 (0) 25 (1) 25 (1) 4 (0) 4 (0) 10 (0) 1 (0) 131 (5)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (3) 11 (35) 11 (35) 1 (3) 1 (3) 0 (0) 1 (3) 26 (7)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 13' 11h 33' 12h 00' 12h 30' 12h 54' 13h 06' 13h 01' 12h 40' 12h 12' 11h 42' 11h 18' 11h 06' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 53 62.2 73.1 84.8 86.7 83.6 86.3 85 73.6 62 52.9 49.5 71.1

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