Sand Island, Palmyra Atoll, United States Minor Outlying Islands Climate

Weather: 27.02°C/80.64°F, Wind SW at 3.83 km/h, 70% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

United States Minor Outlying Islands
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Sand Island Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 11.71 meters (38.42 feet) above sea level, Sand Island has a Tropical rainforest climate climate (Classification: Af). The district’s yearly temperature is 28.67ºC (83.61ºF) and it is 2.34% higher than United States Minor Outlying Islands’s averages. Sand Island typically receives about 414.79 millimeters (16.33 inches) of precipitation and has 303.85 rainy days (83.25% of the time) annually.

CountryUnited States Minor Outlying Islands
CityPalmyra Atoll
Longitude-162.0786656
Latitude5.8885026
Attitude/Elevation11.71m (38.42ft)
Local timeThursday 07:43
Annual high temperature29.37ºC (84.87ºF)
Annual low temperature27.38ºC (81.28ºF)
Average annual precip.414.79mm (16.33in)
Warmest monthAugust (29.79ºC / 85.62ºF)
Coldest MonthMarch (27.14ºC / 80.85ºF)
Wettest MonthJune (526.58mm / 20.73in)
Driest MonthFebruary (328.12mm / 12.92in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)303.85 days (83.25%)
Days with no rain61.14999999999998 days (16.75%)
Humidity80.21%

Climate Sand Island: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)30.76(87.37)30.76(87.37)30.76(87.37)30.76(87.37)30.76(87.37)31.78(89.2)31.78(89.2)31.78(89.2)31.78(89.2)31.78(89.2)31.78(89.2)30.76(87.37)31.78(89.2)
Average high °C (°F)29.26(84.67)29.21(84.58)29.04(84.27)29.25(84.65)29.54(85.17)29.75(85.55)29.72(85.5)29.79(85.62)29.6(85.28)29.3(84.74)28.96(84.13)29.06(84.31)29.37(84.87)
Daily mean °C (°F)28.69(83.64)28.57(83.43)28.46(83.23)28.49(83.28)28.72(83.7)28.8(83.84)28.87(83.97)28.89(84.0)28.82(83.88)28.67(83.61)28.43(83.17)28.53(83.35)28.66(83.59)
Average low °C (°F)27.6(81.68)27.23(81.01)27.14(80.85)27.19(80.94)27.41(81.34)27.41(81.34)27.44(81.39)27.3(81.14)27.39(81.3)27.5(81.5)27.42(81.36)27.53(81.55)27.38(81.28)
Record low °C (°F)23.58(74.44)21.53(70.75)20.5(68.9)20.5(68.9)19.48(67.06)19.48(67.06)20.5(68.9)20.5(68.9)19.48(67.06)20.5(68.9)20.5(68.9)21.53(70.75)19.48(67.06)
Average precipitation mm (inches)395.55(15.57)328.12(12.92)457.65(18.02)421.72(16.6)475.93(18.74)526.58(20.73)498.4(19.62)436.88(17.2)357.14(14.06)336.69(13.26)360.2(14.18)382.48(15.06)414.78(16.33)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)26.023.5827.5927.6827.527.2227.6823.320.621.924.4226.3825.32
Average relative humidity (%)81.3181.2782.4682.782.2281.0279.1578.1177.5377.6879.080.1180.21
Mean monthly sunshine hours7.869.6210.49.9310.2712.1412.3911.6410.4510.5110.49.9610.47

Climate Graph

The chart below shows the mean monthly temperature and precipitation of Sand Island in recent years.

Sand Island

Sand Island Temperature by Month

August
28.89°C | 84.0°F
July
28.87°C | 83.97°F
September
28.82°C | 83.88°F
June
28.8°C | 83.84°F
May
28.72°C | 83.7°F
January
28.69°C | 83.64°F
October
28.67°C | 83.61°F
February
28.57°C | 83.43°F
December
28.53°C | 83.35°F
April
28.49°C | 83.28°F
March
28.46°C | 83.23°F
November
28.43°C | 83.17°F

Historical Data

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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature29.73°C (85.51°F)28.51°C (83.32°F)26.66°C (79.99°F)
Avg Temperature29.73°C (85.51°F)27.95°C (82.31°F)26.66°C (79.99°F)
Min Temperature27.68°C (81.82°F)24.07°C (75.33°F)20.5°C (68.9°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point24.6°C (76.28°F)23.35°C (74.03°F)22.55°C (72.59°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation60.79mm | 2.39in6.81mm | 0.27in0.1mm | 0.0in211.23mm | 8.32in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind29.73kmh | 18.47mph22.36kmh | 13.89mph11.28kmh | 7.01mph
Gust Wind46.13kmh | 28.66mph32.54kmh | 20.22mph17.43kmh | 10.83mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure60.79mb6.81mb0.1mb
Sand Island

Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
October° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2020-10-0128.71 | 83.6823.58 | 74.447817.43 | 10.8330.58 | 1035.459.84 | 0.39
2020-10-0226.66 | 79.9923.58 | 74.447821.53 | 13.3830.58 | 1035.4515.17 | 0.6
2020-10-0327.68 | 81.8223.58 | 74.447821.53 | 13.3830.58 | 1035.452.67 | 0.11
2020-10-0428.71 | 83.6823.58 | 74.447822.55 | 14.0130.58 | 1035.456.87 | 0.27
2020-10-0526.66 | 79.9922.55 | 72.597616.4 | 10.1930.58 | 1035.453.08 | 0.12
2020-10-0627.68 | 81.8223.58 | 74.447717.43 | 10.8330.58 | 1035.451.74 | 0.07
2020-10-0727.68 | 81.8223.58 | 74.447926.66 | 16.5730.58 | 1035.456.87 | 0.27
2020-10-0827.68 | 81.8223.58 | 74.447727.68 | 17.230.58 | 1035.450.1 | 0.0
2020-10-0927.68 | 81.8222.55 | 72.597623.58 | 14.6530.58 | 1035.450.31 | 0.01
2020-10-1027.68 | 81.8222.55 | 72.597624.6 | 15.2930.58 | 1035.450.82 | 0.03
2020-10-1127.68 | 81.8222.55 | 72.597720.5 | 12.7430.58 | 1035.452.26 | 0.09
2020-10-1227.68 | 81.8222.55 | 72.597414.35 | 8.9230.58 | 1035.455.13 | 0.2
2020-10-1327.68 | 81.8223.58 | 74.447828.71 | 17.8430.55 | 1034.4313.74 | 0.54
2020-10-1427.68 | 81.8223.58 | 74.447626.66 | 16.5730.55 | 1034.430.62 | 0.02
2020-10-1529.73 | 85.5124.6 | 76.287725.63 | 15.9330.49 | 1032.381.44 | 0.06
2020-10-1629.73 | 85.5124.6 | 76.287723.58 | 14.6530.52 | 1033.410.56 | 0.42
2020-10-1729.73 | 85.5124.6 | 76.287726.66 | 16.5730.55 | 1034.434.82 | 0.19
2020-10-1827.68 | 81.8223.58 | 74.447526.66 | 16.5730.58 | 1035.450.31 | 0.01
2020-10-1928.71 | 83.6823.58 | 74.447823.58 | 14.6530.58 | 1035.458.1 | 0.32
2020-10-2028.71 | 83.6823.58 | 74.447524.6 | 15.2930.55 | 1034.430.21 | 0.01
2020-10-2129.73 | 85.5124.6 | 76.287725.63 | 15.9330.55 | 1034.431.74 | 0.07
2020-10-2228.71 | 83.6823.58 | 74.447313.33 | 8.2830.58 | 1035.450.92 | 0.04
2020-10-2327.68 | 81.8222.55 | 72.597611.28 | 7.0130.58 | 1035.4513.02 | 0.51
2020-10-2426.66 | 79.9922.55 | 72.597912.3 | 7.6430.55 | 1034.4328.4 | 1.12
2020-10-2527.68 | 81.8223.58 | 74.448319.48 | 12.130.55 | 1034.4360.79 | 2.39
2020-10-2627.68 | 81.8223.58 | 74.447825.63 | 15.9330.55 | 1034.431.44 | 0.06
2020-10-2727.68 | 81.8222.55 | 72.597524.6 | 15.2930.61 | 1036.481.03 | 0.04
2020-10-2826.66 | 79.9922.55 | 72.597424.6 | 15.2930.61 | 1036.480.72 | 0.03
2020-10-2927.68 | 81.8223.58 | 74.447818.45 | 11.4630.58 | 1035.455.43 | 0.21
2020-10-3026.66 | 79.9922.55 | 72.597829.73 | 18.4730.61 | 1036.482.05 | 0.08
2020-10-3127.68 | 81.8222.55 | 72.597627.68 | 17.230.64 | 1037.51.03 | 0.04

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