Democratic Republic of the Congo


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Elevation: 2559 feet     Latitude: 05 52S     Longitude: 029 14E
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 Kalemie is 74.0°F (23.3°C). The warmest month, on average, is October with an average temperature of 77.0°F (25°C). The coolest month on average is July, with an average temperature of 70.0°F (21.1°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Kalemie is 92.0°F (33.3°C), which was recorded in September. The lowest recorded temperature in Kalemie is 50.0°F (10°C), which was recorded in October.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Kalemie is 45.4" (1153.2 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is April with 8.4" (213.4 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is July with an average of 0.1" (2.5 mm). In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 73.6 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in November with 11.8 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in July with 0.3 days of rain.

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