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WAJIR, KENYA


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Elevation: 800 feet     Latitude: 01 45N     Longitude: 040 04E
Köppen Classification: Mid-Latitude Steppe and Desert Climate

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This climate type is characterized by extremely variable temperature conditions, with annual means decreasing and annual ranges increasing poleward, and relatively little precipitation. This climate is typically located deep within the interiors of continents and is contiguous with the tropical desert climates of North and South America and of central Asia. This region type owes its origins to locations deep within continental interiors, far from the windward coasts and sources of moist, maritime air. Remoteness from sources of water vapor is enhanced in some regions by mountain barriers upwind.

The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Bsh". (Mid-Latitude Steppe and Desert Climate).

The average temperature for the year in Wajir is 81.0°F (27.2°C). The warmest month, on average, is March with an average temperature of 85.0°F (29.4°C). The coolest month on average is July, with an average temperature of 78.0°F (25.6°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Wajir is 103.0°F (39.4°C), which was recorded in March. The lowest recorded temperature in Wajir is 93.0°F (33.9°C), which was recorded in August.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Wajir is 9.5" (241.3 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is April with 2.7" (68.6 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is June with an average of 0.0" (0 mm). In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 21.2 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in April with 5.6 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in June with 0.2 days of rain.



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