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Port Blair Climate & Temperature

  • Port Blair, Andaman Islands is at 11°40'N, 92°43'E, 79 m (259 ft). See map.
  • Port Blair has a tropical monsoonal climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Am) with a dry season and a heavy monsoon the rest of year, no cold season.
  • The mean temperature is 26.2 degrees Celsius (79.2 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.7 °C (4.9°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype extremely hyperoceanic. Port Blair Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 2872 mm (113.1 inches) which is equivalent to 2872 Litres/m² (70.44 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 2405 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 Port Blair you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Trujillo, Peru where you would find a Subtropical desert climate.

Port Blair Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 29 (85) 30 (86) 31 (88) 32 (90) 31 (88) 30 (85) 29 (85) 29 (84) 29 (85) 30 (85) 29 (85) 29 (84) 30 (86)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 25 (77) 26 (78) 27 (80) 28 (82) 27 (81) 26 (79) 26 (79) 26 (79) 26 (78) 26 (79) 26 (79) 26 (78) 26 (79)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 21 (70) 21 (70) 22 (71) 23 (74) 23 (74) 23 (74) 23 (73) 23 (73) 22 (72) 22 (72) 22 (72) 22 (72) 22 (72)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 36 (1) 21 (1) 9 (0) 70 (3) 346 (14) 456 (18) 400 (16) 425 (17) 403 (16) 295 (12) 254 (10) 157 (6) 2872 (113)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 2 (6) 2 (7) 2 (6) 7 (23) 17 (55) 25 (83) 24 (77) 23 (74) 22 (73) 19 (61) 13 (43) 8 (26) 164 (45)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 8h 54' 9h 37' 9h 19' 8h 40' 5h 09' 3h 22' 3h 50' 4h 17' 4h 26' 5h 48' 7h 30' 8h 17' 6h 35'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 30' 11h 44' 12h 02' 12h 22' 12h 39' 12h 47' 12h 43' 12h 29' 12h 10' 11h 50' 11h 34' 11h 26' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 78 (22) 83 (17) 78 (22) 71 (29) 41 (59) 27 (73) 30 (70) 35 (65) 37 (63) 50 (50) 65 (35) 73 (27) 55 (45)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 58.3 67.5 78.4 89.7 81.5 78.2 81.1 89.1 78.9 67.3 58.3 54.9 73.3

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