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The Gambia

GEORGETOWN, THE GAMBIA


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Elevation: 3 feet     Latitude: 13 32N     Longitude: 014 46W
Köppen Classification: Tropical Savanna Climate

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Tropical savanna climates have monthly mean temperature above 18°C (64°F) in every month of the year and typically a pronounced dry season, with the driest month having precipitation less than 60mm (2.36 in) of precipitation. In essence, a tropical savanna climate tends to either see less rainfall than a tropical monsoon climate or have more pronounced dry seasons than a tropical monsoon climate. Tropical savanna climates are most commonly found in Africa, Asia and South America. The climate is also prevalent in sections of Central America, northern Australia and North America, specifically in sections of Mexico and the state of Florida in the United States.

The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Aw". (Tropical Savanna Climate).

The average temperature for the year in Georgetown is 86.0°F (30°C). The warmest month, on average, is April with an average temperature of 91.0°F (32.8°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 80.0°F (26.7°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Georgetown is 111.0°F (43.9°C), which was recorded in November. The lowest recorded temperature in Georgetown is 96.0°F (35.6°C), which was recorded in September.

There are an average of 31.0 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in August with 7.0 days and the least precipitation occurring in April with 0.0 days.

In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 31.0 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in August with 7.0 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in April with 0.0 days of rain.



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