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Tarfaya Climate & Temperature

  • Tarfaya, Morocco is at 27°55'N, 13°0'W, 5 m (16 ft). See map.
  • Tarfaya has a subtropical desert / low-latitude arid hot climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: BWh)
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Tarfaya is situated in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The mean temperature is 19.1 degrees Celsius (66.4 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5 °C (9°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype truly hyperoceanic. Tarfaya Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 52 mm (2 inches) which is equivalent to 52 Litres/m² (1.28 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 2615 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 Tarfaya you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Norfolk Island, Australia where you would find a Humid subtropical climate.

Tarfaya Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 20 (68) 20 (68) 21 (70) 21 (70) 22 (72) 22 (72) 23 (73) 23 (73) 24 (75) 23 (73) 23 (73) 21 (70) 22 (71)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 17 (62) 17 (63) 18 (64) 18 (64) 20 (67) 20 (68) 21 (69) 21 (70) 22 (71) 21 (69) 20 (67) 18 (64) 19 (66)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 13 (55) 14 (57) 15 (59) 15 (59) 17 (63) 18 (64) 18 (64) 19 (66) 19 (66) 18 (64) 16 (61) 14 (57) 16 (61)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 9 (0) 5 (0) 3 (0) 1 (0) 1 (0) 1 (0) 1 (0) 1 (0) 6 (0) 1 (0) 15 (1) 10 (0) 52 (2)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 3 (10) 2 (7) 1 (3) 1 (3) 0.5 (2) 0.5 (2) 0.5 (2) 0.5 (2) 1 (3) 1 (3) 3 (10) 3 (10) 17 (5)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 6h 36' 6h 54' 7h 44' 8h 30' 7h 52' 7h 46' 6h 30' 6h 58' 7h 14' 7h 05' 6h 06' 6h 36' 7h 09'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 34' 11h 09' 11h 56' 12h 47' 13h 30' 13h 51' 13h 42' 13h 05' 12h 16' 11h 25' 10h 43' 10h 23' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 63 (37) 63 (37) 65 (35) 67 (33) 59 (41) 57 (43) 48 (52) 54 (46) 60 (40) 63 (37) 58 (42) 64 (36) 60 (40)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 42.2 51.5 62.4 74 82.3 85.5 82.3 74.1 62.6 51.1 42 38.7 62.3

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