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Tartous Climate & Temperature

  • Tartous, Syria is at 3453'N, 3553'E, 5 m (16 ft). See map.
  • Tartous has a hot mediterranean/ dry-summer subtropical climate (Kppen-Geiger classification: Csa) that is mild with moderate seasonality. Summers are dry and hot due to the domination of subtropical high pressure systems while winters experience moderate temperatures and changeable, rainy weather due to the polar front. These climates usually occur on the western sides of continents between the latitudes of 30 and 45. Vegetation is adapted to the dry summers and is fragrant and oily making it susceptible to fire. The typical Mediterranean climate average monthly temperatures in excess of 22.0 C (71.6 F) in its warmest month and an average in the coldest month between 18 to -3 C (64 to 27 F) with at least four months above 10 C (50 F). Seasonality is moderate (Kppen-Geiger classification: Csa).
  • The mean annual temperature is 19.2 degrees Celsius (66.6 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.7 °C (26.5°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic,subtype truly oceanic. Tartous Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 16.7°C (62.1°F) on average falling to 9.1°C (48.4°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 21.8°C (71.2°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 12.9°C (55.3°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 28.8°C (83.9°F) and average low temperatures are 21.4°C (70.5°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 26.1°C (78.9°F) during the day and lows of 16.8°C (62.3°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 884.3 mm (34.8 inches) which is equivalent to 884.3 Litres/m (21.69 Gallons/ft).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Tartous you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Tubuai, French Polynesia where you would find a Tropical wet climate.

Tartous Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 16 (60) 16 (62) 19 (65) 22 (71) 25 (77) 27 (81) 29 (85) 30 (86) 29 (85) 27 (80) 22 (72) 18 (64) 23 (74)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 12 (54) 13 (55) 15 (58) 18 (64) 20 (69) 24 (75) 26 (79) 27 (80) 25 (77) 22 (71) 18 (64) 14 (57) 19 (67)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 8 (47) 9 (48) 10 (51) 13 (55) 16 (60) 19 (66) 22 (72) 23 (73) 20 (69) 17 (62) 13 (56) 10 (50) 15 (59)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 178 (7) 142 (6) 105 (4) 57 (2) 20 (1) 12 (0) 1 (0) 4 (0) 8 (0) 68 (3) 105 (4) 185 (7) 884 (35)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 04' 10h 51' 11h 54' 13h 01' 13h 58' 14h 26' 14h 13' 13h 25' 12h 20' 11h 13' 10h 17' 9h 50' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 35.2 44.5 55.4 67 75.3 78.5 75.5 67.2 55.8 44.3 35.1 31.7 55.4

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