Climate Data for Latitude -8.75 Longitude -39.75

Köppen climate classification: BSh (Climate: arid; Precipitation: steppe; Temperature: hot arid)


Caatinga ecoregion

Averages (English) Metric

Min Temp71.571.369.670.570.168.167.666.569.071.872.872.3109 years
Mean Temp80.780.179.579. years
Max Temp90.089.189.488.086.184.385.486.589.792.987.692.3109 years
WetDays17.824.226.623.721. years
Precipitationin2. years
Potential Evapotranspirationin5. years
Yearly Average Temperatures 1901 - 2009 (English) Latitude -8.75 Longitude -39.75
Monthly Mean Temperatures 1901 - 2009 (English) Latitude -8.75 Longitude -39.75
Yearly Total Precipitation 1901 - 2009 (English) Latitude -8.75 Longitude -39.75
Yearly Total Wet Days 1901 - 2009 Latitude -8.75 Longitude -39.75
Yearly Total Potential Evapotranspiration 1901 - 2009 (English) Latitude -8.75 Longitude -39.75

Climate data provided by CRU TS 3.1 - University of East Anglia Climate Research Unit (CRU). [Phil Jones, Ian Harris]. CRU Time Series (TS) high resolution gridded datasets, [Internet]. NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre, 2008, Accessed: 28-July-2011
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Köppen climate classification provided by Kottek, M., J. Grieser, C. Beck, B. Rudolf, and F. Rubel, 2006: World Map of Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification updated. Meteorol. Z., 15, 259-263
The calculation method for the potential evapotranspiration is the FAO grass reference equation (Ekstrom et al., 2007, which is based on Allen et al., 1994). It is a variant of the Penman Monteith method using TMP, TMN, TMX, VAP, CLD.