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Zacatecas Climate & Temperature

  • Zacatecas, Mexico is at 22°47'N, 102°33'W, 2612 m (8570 ft). See map.
  • Zacatecas has a mid-latitude steppe/ semi-arid cool climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: BSk).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Zacatecas is situated in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The average temperature is 13.4 degrees Celsius (56.1 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.5 °C (13.5°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype barely hyperoceanic. Zacatecas Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 427 mm (16.8 inches) which is equivalent to 427 Litres/m² (10.47 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 2676 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Zacatecas you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Rodrigues, Mauritius.

Zacatecas Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 14 (56) 15 (59) 17 (63) 20 (69) 22 (71) 21 (70) 19 (65) 19 (65) 18 (64) 17 (63) 16 (62) 14 (57) 18 (64)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 10 (49) 10 (51) 13 (55) 16 (60) 17 (63) 16 (62) 15 (58) 15 (58) 14 (58) 13 (56) 12 (54) 10 (50) 13 (56)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 6 (43) 7 (44) 8 (47) 11 (52) 13 (55) 12 (54) 11 (51) 11 (52) 11 (52) 10 (50) 9 (48) 7 (44) 10 (49)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 14 (1) 7 (0) 3 (0) 6 (0) 16 (1) 65 (3) 101 (4) 86 (3) 73 (3) 31 (1) 11 (0) 14 (1) 427 (17)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 2 (6) 2 (7) 1 (3) 1 (3) 4 (13) 9 (30) 13 (42) 13 (42) 11 (37) 6 (19) 3 (10) 2 (6) 67 (18)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 6h 36' 7h 23' 7h 46' 8h 16' 8h 40' 8h 04' 6h 32' 7h 21' 5h 50' 6h 52' 7h 36' 6h 56' 7h 19'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 53' 11h 21' 11h 59' 12h 39' 13h 13' 13h 29' 13h 22' 12h 53' 12h 14' 11h 34' 11h 01' 10h 45' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 61 (39) 66 (34) 66 (34) 66 (34) 66 (34) 60 (40) 49 (51) 58 (42) 48 (52) 60 (40) 70 (30) 65 (35) 61 (39)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 47.4 56.7 67.6 79.2 87.4 89.2 87.2 79.1 67.7 56.1 47.1 43.8 67.4

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