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Samarkand Climate & Temperature

  • Samarkand, Uzbekistan is at 3938'N, 6657'E, 725 m (2379 ft). See map.
  • Samarkand has a mid-latitude steppe/ semi-arid cool climate (Kppen-Geiger classification: BSk).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Samarkand is situated in or near the cool temperate desert scrub biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 13.5 degrees Celsius (56.3 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 25.6 °C (46.1°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental. Samarkand Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 355 mm (14 inches) which is equivalent to 355 Litres/m (8.71 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 2916 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 Samarkand you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Isla De Pascua-Mataveri, Chile where you would find a Tropical wet climate.

Samarkand Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 6 (43) 8 (46) 14 (56) 21 (69) 26 (80) 32 (90) 34 (93) 32 (90) 28 (82) 21 (70) 15 (59) 9 (49) 21 (69)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 1 (33) 2 (36) 8 (46) 15 (58) 20 (67) 25 (76) 26 (79) 24 (76) 19 (67) 13 (55) 8 (46) 3 (38) 14 (56)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (26) -1 (29) 3 (38) 9 (48) 13 (55) 16 (62) 18 (64) 16 (61) 11 (52) 6 (43) 2 (36) -1 (30) 7 (45)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 44 (2) 39 (2) 71 (3) 63 (2) 33 (1) 4 (0) 4 (0) 0 (0) 4 (0) 24 (1) 28 (1) 41 (2) 355 (14)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 11 (35) 12 (42) 14 (45) 11 (37) 7 (23) 2 (7) 1 (3) 0 (0) 1 (3) 4 (13) 8 (27) 11 (35) 82 (23)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 3h 58' 4h 38' 5h 05' 7h 22' 9h 58' 12h 14' 12h 50' 12h 01' 10h 14' 7h 44' 5h 30' 4h 00' 7h 59'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 9h 41' 10h 38' 11h 52' 13h 12' 14h 20' 14h 54' 14h 39' 13h 41' 12h 23' 11h 04' 9h 57' 9h 24' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 42 (58) 44 (56) 43 (57) 56 (44) 70 (30) 83 (17) 89 (11) 89 (11) 84 (16) 71 (29) 56 (44) 43 (57) 67 (33)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 30.4 39.7 50.6 62.2 70.5 73.8 70.8 62.5 51 39.6 30.4 27 50.7

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