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Balkhash Climate & Temperature

  • Balkhash, Kazakhstan is at 4653'N, 750'E, 423 m (1388 ft). See map.
  • Balkhash has a mid-latitude steppe/ semi-arid cool climate (Kppen-Geiger classification: BSk).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Balkhash is situated in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 4.9 degrees Celsius (40.9 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 40 °C (72°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype truly continental. Balkhash Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 120 mm (4.7 inches) which is equivalent to 120 Litres/m (2.94 Gallons/ft).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Balkhash you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Isla De Pascua-Mataveri, Chile where you would find a Tropical wet climate.

Balkhash Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (3) -13 (9) -6 (21) 6 (43) 16 (61) 21 (70) 24 (75) 22 (72) 15 (59) 7 (45) -5 (23) -12 (10) 5 (41)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 10 (0) 8 (0) 10 (0) 11 (0) 9 (0) 19 (1) 11 (0) 9 (0) 4 (0) 8 (0) 9 (0) 12 (0) 120 (5)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 8 (26) 6 (21) 5 (16) 5 (17) 4 (13) 4 (13) 5 (16) 3 (10) 2 (7) 4 (13) 7 (23) 9 (29) 62 (17)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 8h 58' 10h 12' 11h 49' 13h 33' 15h 01' 15h 47' 15h 27' 14h 10' 12h 30' 10h 47' 9h 19' 8h 34' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 23.2 32.5 43.3 55 63.3 66.5 63.5 55.2 43.8 32.3 23.2 19.7 43.4

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