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Kankan Climate & Temperature

  • Kankan, Guinea is at 10°23'N, 9°18'W, 376 m (1235 ft). See map.
  • Kankan has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Aw) with a pronounced dry season in the low-sun months , no cold season, wet season is in the high-sun months.
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Kankan is situated in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 26.5 degrees Celsius (79.7 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.3 °C (11.3°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype truly hyperoceanic. Kankan Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1472.2 mm (58 inches) which is equivalent to 1472.2 Litres/m² (36.11 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 2694 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Kankan you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Nandi, Fiji where you would find a Tropical monsoonal climate.

Kankan Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 37 (98) 38 (101) 39 (102) 39 (102) 37 (99) 33 (92) 32 (90) 32 (89) 33 (91) 34 (93) 35 (94) 35 (95) 35 (95)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 24 (76) 26 (79) 30 (85) 30 (86) 28 (83) 26 (80) 25 (78) 25 (77) 26 (78) 26 (80) 27 (81) 24 (75) 27 (80)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 11 (51) 13 (56) 17 (63) 20 (68) 20 (67) 19 (66) 19 (66) 19 (66) 19 (66) 19 (66) 14 (57) 11 (52) 17 (62)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 2 (0) 1 (0) 24 (1) 67 (3) 134 (5) 204 (8) 262 (10) 322 (13) 304 (12) 131 (5) 20 (1) 1 (0) 1472 (58)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 0.5 (2) 2 (7) 4 (13) 6 (20) 11 (35) 18 (60) 21 (68) 23 (74) 24 (80) 17 (55) 5 (17) 1 (3) 132.5 (36)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 9h 13' 8h 53' 8h 25' 7h 34' 7h 25' 7h 10' 5h 17' 4h 44' 6h 06' 7h 29' 8h 08' 8h 11' 7h 22'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 34' 11h 46' 12h 03' 12h 20' 12h 35' 12h 42' 12h 39' 12h 27' 12h 10' 11h 52' 11h 38' 11h 31' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 80 (20) 76 (24) 71 (29) 62 (38) 59 (41) 57 (43) 42 (58) 38 (62) 51 (49) 64 (36) 71 (29) 72 (28) 61 (39)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 59.7 68.9 79.8 88.4 80.1 76.9 79.8 88.2 80.1 68.5 59.5 56.2 73.7

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