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Potenza, Basilicata Climate & Temperature

  • Potenza, Basilicata, Italy is at 40°38'N, 15°48'E, 698 m (2290 ft). See map.
  • Potenza, Basilicata 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 Potenza, Basilicata is situated in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 11.3 degrees Celsius (52.3 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.65 °C (30°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype truly oceanic. Potenza, Basilicata Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 6.8°C (44.2°F) on average falling to 1.3°C (34.3°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 13.4°C (56.2°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 5.6°C (42.1°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 23.9°C (75°F) and average low temperatures are 14.3°C (57.7°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 16.3°C (61.3°F) during the day and lows of 8.8°C (47.8°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 650.6 mm (25.6 inches) which is equivalent to 650.6 Litres/m² (15.96 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Potenza, Basilicata you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Mokairau, Pakarae, New Zealand (Warm temperate thorn steppe biome).

Potenza, Basilicata Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 6 (43) 7 (44) 9 (49) 13 (55) 18 (64) 22 (71) 25 (77) 25 (77) 21 (71) 16 (61) 11 (52) 8 (46) 15 (59)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 4 (38) 4 (39) 6 (43) 9 (48) 14 (56) 17 (63) 20 (68) 20 (68) 17 (63) 13 (55) 8 (47) 5 (41) 11 (52)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 1 (33) 1 (34) 2 (36) 5 (41) 9 (49) 13 (55) 15 (59) 15 (60) 13 (55) 9 (48) 5 (41) 2 (36) 8 (45)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 63 (2) 54 (2) 53 (2) 60 (2) 46 (2) 42 (2) 29 (1) 36 (1) 45 (2) 70 (3) 80 (3) 74 (3) 651 (26)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 12 (39) 10 (35) 11 (35) 10 (33) 8 (26) 6 (20) 3 (10) 4 (13) 6 (20) 10 (32) 12 (40) 12 (39) 104 (29)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 9h 37' 10h 35' 11h 53' 13h 15' 14h 26' 15h 01' 14h 45' 13h 45' 12h 25' 11h 02' 9h 53' 9h 18' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 29.5 38.8 49.6 61.3 69.6 72.8 69.7 61.4 50 38.5 29.4 26 49.7

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