|Average Maximum Temperature|
|Average Minimum Temperature|
Climate: The climate of Ethiopia varies mainly according to altitude. The tropical zone below approximately 1830 m (approximately 6000 ft) has an average annual temperature of about 27° C (about 80° F) and receives less than about 510 mm (about 20 in) of rain annually. The subtropical zone, which includes most of the highland plateau and is between about 1830 and 2440 m (about 6000 and 8000 ft) in elevation, has an average temperature of about 22° C (about 72° F) with an annual rainfall ranging from about 510 to 1525 mm (about 20 to 60 in). Above approximately 2440 m (approximately 8000 ft) is a temperate zone with an average temperature of about 16° C (about 61° F) and an annual rainfall between about 1270 and 1780 mm (about 50 and 70 in). The main rainy season occurs between mid-June and September, followed by a dry season that may be interrupted in February or March by a short rainy season.