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Elevation: 56 feet     Latitude: 37 28N     Longitude: 015 03E
Köppen Classification: Mediterran Climate



Under the Köppen Climate Classification climate classification, "dry-summer subtropical" climates are often referred to as "Mediterranean". This climate zone has an an average temperature above 10°C (50°F) in their warmest months, and an average in the coldest between 18 to -3°C (64 to 27°F). Summers tend to be dry with less than one-third that of the wettest winter month, and with less than 30mm (1.18 in) of precipitation in a summer month. Many of the regions with Mediterranean climates have relatively mild winters and very warm summers.

The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Csa". (Mediterran Climate).

The average temperature for the year in Catania is 63.1°F (17.3°C). The warmest month, on average, is August with an average temperature of 78.1°F (25.6°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 51.0°F (10.6°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Catania is 113.0°F (45°C), which was recorded in June. The lowest recorded temperature in Catania is 27.0°F (-2.8°C), which was recorded in March.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Catania is 21.5" (546.1 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is October with 4.2" (106.7 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is June with an average of 0.2" (5.1 mm). There are an average of 54.4 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in December with 8.2 days and the least precipitation occurring in July with 0.5 days.

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