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ZIGUINCHOR, SENEGAL


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Elevation: 75 feet     Latitude: 12 33N     Longitude: 016 16W
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 Ziguinchor is 81.0°F (27.2°C). The warmest month, on average, is June with an average temperature of 84.0°F (28.9°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 77.0°F (25°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Ziguinchor is 109.0°F (42.8°C), which was recorded in April. The lowest recorded temperature in Ziguinchor is 97.0°F (36.1°C), which was recorded in October.

There are an average of 72.0 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in August with 20.0 days and the least precipitation occurring in March with 0.0 days.

In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 71.0 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in August with 20.0 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in March with 0.0 days of rain.



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