Climate in Sha'biyat al Jabal al Gharbi

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climatic diagrams on this site result from the collected data from two measuring weather stations in Sha'biyat al Jabal al Gharbi.
Weather stations at an altitude above 730m have not been included.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Sha'biyat al Jabal al Gharbi is one of the warmest region in Libya with an average daily high temperature of 24 degrees centigrade. Several months of the year it is warm to hot at temperatures continuously above 25 degrees centigrade, sometimes up to 34 degrees. Due to the warmer temperatures the best time for traveling is from June to August. Less attractive are the cold months from November to March.
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Hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Sha'biyat al Jabal al Gharbi
The number of hours of sunshine refers to the time when the sun is actually visible. That is, without any obstruction of visibility by clouds, fog or mountains. With 12 hours per day, July is the sunniest month in the region of Sha'biyat al Jabal al Gharbi. In December the sun shines the shortest.
Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Sha'biyat al Jabal al Gharbi
A rainy day is a day on which at least an amount of 0.1 mm precipitation (=0.1 liter) per square meter falls. This can be rain, snow, hail or even dew. So it does not have to rain the whole day. With 6 rainy days, January offers the most number of rainy days, and in July the least.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Sha'biyat al Jabal al Gharbi
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at two mm/day, two liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 0.0 mm, the least rain falls in July. January, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Map of Sha'biyat al Jabal al Gharbi

Most important cities in the region »Sha'biyat al Jabal al Gharbi«

Just 2 cities with over 50,000 inhabitants are located here.

CityPopulationGeo position
Gharyan85,21932° 10' 20"N13° 1' 13"E
Yafran67,63832° 3' 48"N12° 31' 43"E
Az Zintan33,00031° 55' 20"N12° 15' 7"E
Mizdah26,10731° 26' 43"N12° 58' 48"E

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants:, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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