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ZUWARAH, LIBYA


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Elevation: 3 meters     Latitude: 32 53N     Longitude: 012 05E
Köppen Classification: Mid-Latitude Steppe and Desert Climate

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This climate type is characterized by extremely variable temperature conditions, with annual means decreasing and annual ranges increasing poleward, and relatively little precipitation. This climate is typically located deep within the interiors of continents and is contiguous with the tropical desert climates of North and South America and of central Asia. This region type owes its origins to locations deep within continental interiors, far from the windward coasts and sources of moist, maritime air. Remoteness from sources of water vapor is enhanced in some regions by mountain barriers upwind.

The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Bsh". (Mid-Latitude Steppe and Desert Climate).

The average temperature for the year in Zuwarah is 68.0°F (20°C). The warmest month, on average, is August with an average temperature of 81.0°F (27.2°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 55.0°F (12.8°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Zuwarah is 113.0°F (45°C), which was recorded in June. The lowest recorded temperature in Zuwarah is 32.0°F (0°C), which was recorded in January.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Zuwarah is 9.4" (238.8 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is December with 2.0" (50.8 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is June with an average of 0.0" (0 mm).



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