Democratic Republic of the Congo


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Elevation: 1693 feet     Latitude: 02 55S     Longitude: 025 54E
Köppen Classification: Tropical Savanna Climate



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 Kindu is 78.0°F (25.6°C). The warmest month, on average, is May with an average temperature of 79.0°F (26.1°C). The coolest month on average is July, with an average temperature of 75.0°F (23.9°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Kindu is 97.0°F (36.1°C), which was recorded in January. The lowest recorded temperature in Kindu is 59.0°F (15°C), which was recorded in July.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Kindu is 62.8" (1595.1 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is December with 8.2" (208.3 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is June with an average of 1.2" (30.5 mm). In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 85.9 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in November with 11.6 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in December with 0.0 days of rain.

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