Climate and average weather in Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso has a primarily tropical climate with two very distinct seasons, rainy season and dry season. During the rainy season the country receives between 600 and 900 millimeters (23.6 and 35.4 inches ) of rainfall; in the dry season, the harmattan, a hot dry wind from the Sahara, blows. The rainy season lasts approximately four months, from May / June to September, and is shorter in the north of the country.
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1. Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year
2. Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)
3. Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year
On certain pages we also offer other historical weather data like humidity, wind speed and water temperature.
Places in Burkina Faso
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