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Climate and weather of Guinea



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Guinea




 

Climate

 
Guinea has a tropical climate with a rainy season and a dry season.

Temperatures range between 30 and 35° during the year (they sometimes reach 40° in the northeast). Rainfall is very high (1,200 mm per year in the north, 4,000 mm per year in the south). Humidity is higher in the south than in the north.

The coastal plain (west of Guinea)
The coastal plain has a climate with a long rainy season (seven months) and a short dry season (five months).

Rainy season (April to October)
Temperatures range from 30° during the daytime to 20° at night. Rainfall is abundant (4 000 mm).

Dry season (November to March)
Temperatures range between 33° during the daytime and 20° at night. Rainfall is nonexistent.

The central mountains
The mountains located in the center of Guinea have a climate with a long rainy season (seven months) and a short dry season (five months). Rainfall is high (1 500 to 2 300 mm per year).

Rainy season (April to October)
Temperatures are stable (27 to 29° during the daytime and 20° at night). Rainfall is abundant.

Dry season (November to March)
Temperatures are very high during the daytime (30 to 35°) but they sharply drop at night especially in December, January and February.

The central plateau
The plateau located in the center of Guinea has a climate with a rainy season and a dry season.

Rainy season (May to October)
Temperatures range between 32 and 36° and rainfall is relatively high (1 500 mm).

Dry season (November to April)
Temperatures range from 37° during the daytime to 18° at night and rainfall is nonexistent.

Southeastern Guinea
The southeast has a climate with a long rainy season and a short dry season. Rainfall ranges from 1700 to 3 000 mm per year.

Rainy season (March to November)
Temperatures are high (30°) and rainfall is abundant.

Dry season (December to February)
Temperatures are very high (34°) during the daytime and very cool (12°) at night. Rainfall is

 When to go to Guinea (pleasant climate) 
The climate of Guinea is pleasant during the following months :

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

 

Weather

(main cities) 
Average temperatures and rainfall

Conakry (Capital of Guinea)

Temp
January
February
March
April
May
June
max
32°
33°
33°
33°
33°
32°
min
19°
20°
21°
22°
20°
20°
Temp
July
August
September
October
November
December
max
30°
30°
30°
31°
32°
32°
min
20°
20°
20°
20°
21°
20°

Rain
January
February
March
April
May
June
mm
...
...
...
10
150
400
Rain
July
August
September
October
November
December
mm
1140
1120
610
260
40
...

Siguiri

Temp
January
February
March
April
May
June
max
36°
38°
39°
40°
38°
36°
min
13°
15°
18°
20°
19°
18°
Temp
July
August
September
October
November
December
max
32°
32°
33°
35°
34°
35°
min
18°
19°
19°
19°
15°
13°

Rain
January
February
March
April
May
June
mm
...
...
...
30
80
160
Rain
July
August
September
October
November
December
mm
250
290
230
90
10
...

Weather data (temperatures and precipitation) for Guinea are derived from monthly averages established over the last twenty years.

Guinea weather (more cities)


 Quick facts 
Guinea, a country located in Western Africa, is bordered by Côte d'Ivoire to the east, by Liberia and Sierra Leone to the south, by the Atlantic Ocean to the southwest, by Guinea Bissau to the west, by Senegal to the northwest and by Mali to the northeast.

Capital: Conakry
Area: 246 000 km²
Population: 11 500 000 inhabitants
Language: French
Currency: Guinean franc

Guinea










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