> > Bolivia > La Paz

Bolivia flag

La Paz Climate & Temperature

  • La Paz, Bolivia is at 16°31'S, 68°10'W, 4071 m (13356 ft). See map.
  • La Paz has a polar tundra climate with no true summer (Köppen-Geiger classification: ET).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification La Paz is situated in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 7.5 degrees Celsius (45.6 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4 °C (7.2°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype truly hyperoceanic. La Paz Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 564 mm (22.2 inches) which is equivalent to 564 Litres/m² (13.83 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 2292 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 La Paz you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Haikou, China where you would find a Humid subtropical climate (Subtropical moist forest biome).

La Paz Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 13 (55) 14 (57) 14 (57) 16 (61) 16 (61) 14 (57) 13 (55) 13 (55) 14 (57) 14 (57) 13 (55) 13 (55) 14 (57)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 6 (42) 7 (44) 7 (45) 9 (48) 10 (49) 9 (47) 8 (46) 8 (46) 9 (47) 8 (46) 7 (44) 6 (42) 8 (46)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (28) -1 (30) 0 (32) 2 (36) 3 (37) 3 (37) 3 (37) 3 (37) 3 (37) 2 (36) 0 (32) -2 (28) 1 (34)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 6 (0) 12 (0) 42 (2) 29 (1) 44 (2) 96 (4) 116 (5) 110 (4) 66 (3) 26 (1) 14 (1) 3 (0) 564 (22)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 2 (6) 3 (10) 8 (27) 8 (26) 9 (30) 16 (52) 20 (65) 16 (57) 11 (35) 6 (20) 3 (10) 2 (7) 104 (29)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 7h 36' 7h 00' 6h 18' 5h 48' 5h 42' 6h 00' 5h 54' 5h 24' 4h 48' 5h 30' 7h 11' 8h 00' 6h 16'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 14' 11h 34' 12h 01' 12h 30' 12h 53' 13h 05' 12h 59' 12h 39' 12h 12' 11h 44' 11h 20' 11h 09' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 68 (32) 61 (39) 53 (47) 47 (53) 45 (55) 46 (54) 46 (54) 43 (57) 40 (60) 47 (53) 64 (36) 73 (27) 52 (48)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 53.1 61.5 72.9 83.2 85.2 83.1 85.7 83.1 73 61.5 53.2 50.1 70.5

Get Greater Insight into La Pazs Climate

Climatemps.com contains over 12 and a half million climate comparison reports ready to view now. Colour coded comparison tables highlight differences and similarities in the data so you can better understand the nuances. Select the first letter of a location (for example one you know well) to discover the greater insight analysing La Pazs climate relative to these others facilitates:

Homepage


Go up