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Rapa Nui Climate & Temperature

  • Rapa Nui, Easter Island is at 27°10'S, 109°25'W, 69 m (226 ft). See map.
  • Rapa Nui has a tropical wet climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Af) with no dry or cold season as it is constantly moist (year-round rainfall).
  • The average annual temperature is 20.5 degrees Celsius (69 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. Rapa Nui Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1224 mm (48.2 inches) which is equivalent to 1224 Litres/m² (30.02 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Rapa Nui you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Khanpur, Pakistan where you would find a Subtropical desert climate (Tropical desert scrub biome).

Rapa Nui Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 21 (70) 22 (72) 22 (72) 23 (73) 24 (75) 26 (79) 27 (81) 28 (82) 27 (81) 26 (79) 23 (73) 22 (72) 24 (76)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 18 (64) 19 (65) 19 (65) 19 (66) 20 (68) 22 (72) 23 (73) 24 (75) 23 (73) 22 (72) 20 (68) 19 (65) 21 (69)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 15 (59) 15 (59) 15 (59) 15 (59) 16 (61) 18 (64) 19 (66) 20 (68) 19 (66) 18 (64) 17 (63) 15 (59) 17 (62)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 92 (4) 90 (4) 76 (3) 70 (3) 111 (4) 127 (5) 101 (4) 83 (3) 113 (4) 114 (4) 118 (5) 129 (5) 1224 (48)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 15 (48) 13 (42) 15 (50) 11 (35) 11 (37) 11 (35) 13 (42) 11 (39) 14 (45) 15 (50) 15 (48) 14 (47) 158 (43)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 35' 11h 11' 11h 58' 12h 47' 13h 28' 13h 48' 13h 37' 13h 03' 12h 17' 11h 28' 10h 47' 10h 26' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 42.5 50.9 62.3 73.3 82.2 86.2 82.2 72.9 62.4 50.8 42.6 39.4 62.3

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