Burkina Faso


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Elevation: 309 meters     Latitude: 12 02N     Longitude: 000 22E
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 Fada-N'Fourma is 83.0°F (28.3°C). The warmest month, on average, is April with an average temperature of 91.0°F (32.8°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 78.0°F (25.6°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Fada-N'Fourma is 109.0°F (42.8°C), which was recorded in February. The lowest recorded temperature in Fada-N'Fourma is 45.0°F (7.2°C), which was recorded in November.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Fada-N'Fourma is 33.1" (840.7 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is August with 9.6" (243.8 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is January with an average of 0.0" (0 mm). There are an average of 48.0 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in August with 11.0 days and the least precipitation occurring in January with 0.0 days.

In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 47.0 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in August with 10.0 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in January with 0.0 days of rain.

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