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Greymouth Climate & Temperature

  • Greymouth, New Zealand is at 42°27'S, 171°9'E, 4 m (13 ft). See map.
  • Greymouth has a marine west coast climate that is mild with no dry season, warm summers. Heavy precipitation occurs during mild winters which are dominated by mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cfb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Greymouth is situated in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The average temperature is 12.3 degrees Celsius (54.1 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.2 °C (14.8°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype barely hyperoceanic. Greymouth Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 2431.4 mm (95.7 inches) which is equivalent to 2431.4 Litres/m² (59.64 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Greymouth you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Vigo/ Peinador, Spain where you would find a Marine west coast climate (Warm temperate moist forest biome).

Greymouth Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 8 (47) 9 (48) 10 (51) 12 (53) 13 (56) 15 (59) 16 (61) 16 (61) 15 (60) 13 (56) 11 (51) 9 (48) 12 (54)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 199 (8) 187 (7) 212 (8) 235 (9) 228 (9) 216 (9) 202 (8) 140 (6) 196 (8) 215 (8) 205 (8) 199 (8) 2431 (96)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 9h 24' 10h 29' 11h 54' 13h 22' 14h 37' 15h 13' 14h 54' 13h 51' 12h 28' 11h 00' 9h 45' 9h 07' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 27 35.4 46.7 58 67.2 71 67.4 58.1 47.4 35.8 27.4 24.2 47.2

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