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Magadan Climate & Temperature

  • Magadan, Russia is at 5932'N, 15046'E, 116 m (381 ft). See map.
  • Magadan has a subarctic climate that has severe winters, no dry season, with cool, short summers and strong seasonality (Kppen-Geiger classification: Dfc).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Magadan is situated in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome.
  • The average temperature is -3.3 degrees Celsius (26 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 28.8 °C (51.8°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype truly continental. Magadan Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 532.8 mm (21 inches) which is equivalent to 532.8 Litres/m (13.07 Gallons/ft).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Magadan you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Grytviken, South Georgia where you would find a Tundra climate (Boreal rain forest biome).

Magadan Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (1) -16 (4) -12 (11) -5 (22) 1 (34) 7 (45) 11 (52) 12 (53) 7 (45) -2 (29) -11 (12) -15 (5) -3 (26)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 14 (1) 14 (1) 11 (0) 28 (1) 46 (2) 53 (2) 69 (3) 72 (3) 81 (3) 74 (3) 45 (2) 27 (1) 533 (21)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 6h 56' 9h 08' 11h 46' 14h 33' 17h 04' 18h 32' 17h 52' 15h 34' 12h 51' 10h 05' 7h 34' 6h 10' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 10.6 19.8 30.6 42.3 50.6 53.9 51 42.6 31.2 19.8 10.6 7.1 30.8

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