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Nigeria

GUSAU, NIGERIA


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Elevation: 1538 feet     Latitude: 12 10N     Longitude: 006 42E
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 Gusau is 81.0°F (27.2°C). The warmest month, on average, is April with an average temperature of 87.0°F (30.6°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 75.0°F (23.9°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Gusau is 108.0°F (42.2°C), which was recorded in April. The lowest recorded temperature in Gusau is 48.0°F (8.9°C), which was recorded in December.

There are an average of 21.0 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in August with 6.0 days and the least precipitation occurring in January with 0.0 days.

In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 22.0 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in August with 6.0 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in January with 0.0 days of rain.



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