Climate in Gaza Strip

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climate diagrams on this page result from the collected data of the official weather station in Gaza Strip in a height of 280m above sea level. All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Several months of the year it is warm to hot at temperatures continuously above 25 degrees centigrade, sometimes up to 36 degrees.
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Daylengths and sun positions in Palestine
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Hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Gaza Strip
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 13 hours per day, June is the sunniest month in the region of Gaza Strip. In January the sun shines the shortest.
Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Gaza Strip
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 August the least.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Gaza Strip
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 August. January, on the other hand, has the most rain.
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Map of Gaza Strip

Most important cities in the region »Gaza Strip«

Alone 4 cities with over 100,000 inhabitants are located here.

It consists of the two regions Gaza Strip and West Bank.

CityPopulationGeo position
Gaza438,69031° 30' 0"N34° 28' 0"E
Khan Yunis140,04631° 20' 25"N34° 18' 23"E
Jabalya120,85931° 31' 38"N34° 29' 0"E
Rafah119,76331° 17' 13"N34° 15' 34"E
Dayr al Balah59,50431° 25' 4"N34° 21' 1"E
Bayt Lahya56,91931° 32' 47"N34° 29' 43"E
Bayt Hanun37,39231° 32' 7"N34° 32' 9"E
An Nusayrat36,12331° 26' 55"N34° 23' 33"E
Al Burayj34,95131° 26' 22"N34° 24' 11"E
Bani Suhayla31,27231° 20' 36"N34° 19' 24"E
Al Qararah19,50031° 22' 26"N34° 20' 27"E
Abasan al Kabirah18,16331° 19' 9"N34° 20' 24"E
Az Zuwaydah16,68831° 26' 22"N34° 22' 50"E
Shukat as Sufi10,56631° 15' 36"N34° 16' 57"E
Khuzaah9,02331° 18' 24"N34° 21' 40"E
Al Mughraqah6,44831° 27' 57"N34° 24' 43"E
An Nasr6,21131° 16' 53"N34° 18' 9"E
`Abasan al Jadidah5,98431° 20' 30"N34° 20' 45"E
Al Fukhkhari5,46431° 17' 34"N34° 19' 50"E
Wadi as Salqa4,55231° 24' 2"N34° 20' 15"E
Juhr ad Dik2,88031° 27' 21"N34° 26' 14"E
Umm an Nasr2,76331° 33' 39"N34° 31' 7"E
Al Musaddar1,84531° 24' 38"N34° 22' 41"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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