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Bamako Climate & Temperature

  • Bamako, Mali is at 12°37'N, 8°1'W, 331 m (1086 ft). See map.
  • Bamako 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 Bamako is situated in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 27.6 degrees Celsius (81.7 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7 °C (12.6°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype barely hyperoceanic. Bamako Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1098.5 mm (43.2 inches) which is equivalent to 1098.5 Litres/m² (26.94 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 2819 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 Bamako you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Nandi, Fiji where you would find a Tropical monsoonal climate.

Bamako Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 33 (91) 36 (97) 38 (100) 39 (102) 38 (100) 35 (95) 32 (90) 30 (86) 31 (88) 34 (93) 35 (95) 33 (91) 35 (94)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 25 (76) 28 (82) 30 (86) 32 (89) 32 (89) 29 (84) 27 (81) 26 (79) 26 (79) 28 (82) 27 (80) 25 (76) 28 (82)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 16 (61) 19 (66) 22 (72) 24 (75) 25 (77) 23 (73) 22 (72) 22 (72) 21 (70) 21 (70) 18 (64) 16 (61) 21 (69)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 1 (0) 1 (0) 5 (0) 16 (1) 60 (2) 150 (6) 246 (10) 311 (12) 230 (9) 70 (3) 8 (0) 1 (0) 1099 (43)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 0.5 (2) 0.5 (2) 1 (3) 3 (10) 7 (23) 13 (43) 17 (55) 20 (65) 17 (57) 7 (23) 1 (3) 0.5 (2) 87.5 (24)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 8h 38' 8h 55' 8h 56' 7h 58' 7h 34' 7h 46' 6h 36' 5h 25' 6h 52' 7h 44' 8h 22' 7h 54' 7h 43'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 27' 11h 42' 12h 02' 12h 24' 12h 41' 12h 50' 12h 46' 12h 31' 12h 10' 11h 49' 11h 31' 11h 23' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 76 (24) 77 (23) 75 (25) 65 (35) 60 (40) 61 (39) 52 (48) 44 (56) 57 (43) 66 (34) 73 (27) 70 (30) 64 (36)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 57.4 66.7 77.6 89.2 82.4 79.2 82.1 89 77.9 66.3 57.2 53.9 73

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