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Somalia

GALCAIO, SOMALIA


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Elevation: 991 feet     Latitude: 06 51N     Longitude: 047 16E
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 Galcaio is 81.0°F (27.2°C). The warmest month, on average, is March with an average temperature of 83.0°F (28.3°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 79.0°F (26.1°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Galcaio is 99.0°F (37.2°C), which was recorded in April. The lowest recorded temperature in Galcaio is 93.0°F (33.9°C), which was recorded in December.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Galcaio is 3.7" (94 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is May with 1.2" (30.5 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is January with an average of 0.0" (0 mm). In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 8.6 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in May with 2.9 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in January with 0.0 days of rain.



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