Dourtenga

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Dourtenga
Skyline of Dourtenga
Dourtenga is located in Burkina Faso
Dourtenga
Dourtenga
Location in Burkina Faso
Coordinates: 11°43′N 0°0′E / 11.717°N 0.000°E / 11.717; 0.000Coordinates: 11°43′N 0°0′E / 11.717°N 0.000°E / 11.717; 0.000
Country Burkina Faso
RegionCentre-Est Region
ProvinceKoulpélogo Province
DepartmentDourtenga Department
Population
 (1996)
 • Total3,276

Dourtenga is a small town in the Dourtenga Department of Balé Province in southern Burkina Faso. It is the capital of the Dourtenga Department and the town has a total population of 3,276.[1]

Dourtenga lake
Dourtenga school children
Children of Dourtenga

Climate[edit]

Köppen-Geiger climate classification system classifies its climate as hot semi-arid (BSh) and closely borders with tropical wet and dry (Aw).

Climate data for Dourtenga
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 34.4
(93.9)
36.3
(97.3)
38.8
(101.8)
38.9
(102.0)
36.4
(97.5)
33.7
(92.7)
31.3
(88.3)
30.3
(86.5)
31.4
(88.5)
34.7
(94.5)
36
(97)
34.4
(93.9)
34.7
(94.5)
Daily mean °C (°F) 26.3
(79.3)
28.5
(83.3)
31.3
(88.3)
32.2
(90.0)
30.5
(86.9)
28.3
(82.9)
26.6
(79.9)
25.9
(78.6)
26.4
(79.5)
28.2
(82.8)
27.7
(81.9)
26.3
(79.3)
28.2
(82.7)
Average low °C (°F) 18.3
(64.9)
20.8
(69.4)
23.9
(75.0)
25.5
(77.9)
24.7
(76.5)
22.9
(73.2)
21.9
(71.4)
21.5
(70.7)
21.4
(70.5)
21.7
(71.1)
19.5
(67.1)
18.2
(64.8)
21.7
(71.0)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 0
(0)
2
(0.1)
9
(0.4)
29
(1.1)
78
(3.1)
108
(4.3)
177
(7.0)
233
(9.2)
154
(6.1)
35
(1.4)
2
(0.1)
2
(0.1)
829
(32.9)
Average rainy days (≥ 1 mm) 0 0 0 3 6 9 13 16 13 5 0 0 65
Source #1: Climate-Data.org[2]
Source #2: Storm247 for rainy days[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Burkinabé government inforoute communale Archived 2008-01-24 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Climate: Dourtenga - Climate graph, Temperature graph, Climate table". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 25 October 2013.
  3. ^ "Weather for Dourtenga, Burkina Faso - Climate". Storm247. Archived from the original on 29 October 2013. Retrieved 25 October 2013.

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