Climate and average weather in Cape Verde
The climate in Cape Verde is milder than that of the African mainland; because the island is surrounded by the sea, temperatures are generally moderate. Average daily high temperatures range from 25 degrees Celsius (77 degrees Fahrenheit) in January to 29 degrees Celsius (84.2 degrees Fahrenheit ) in September. It does rain irregularly between August and October, with frequent brief very heavy downpours. Cape Verde's annual average rainfall is 261 mm (10.3 in) which makes the area climate semi-desert. A desert is usually defined as terrain which receives less than 250 mm (9.8 in) of annual rainfall.
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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
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Islands of Cape Verde
Places in Cape Verde
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