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Bangui Climate & Temperature

  • Bangui, Central African Republic is at 4°24'N, 18°31'E, 365 m (1198 ft). See map.
  • Bangui 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 Bangui is situated in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 26 degrees Celsius (78.7 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype extremely hyperoceanic. Bangui Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1560 mm (61.4 inches) which is equivalent to 1560 Litres/m² (38.26 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 2098 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 Bangui you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Napari, Tabuaeran, Kiribati where you would find a Tropical wet climate.

Bangui Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 33 (91) 34 (93) 33 (91) 33 (91) 32 (90) 31 (88) 29 (84) 30 (86) 31 (88) 31 (88) 31 (88) 32 (90) 32 (89)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 27 (80) 27 (81) 27 (81) 27 (81) 27 (80) 26 (79) 25 (76) 25 (77) 26 (78) 26 (78) 26 (78) 26 (78) 26 (79)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 20 (68) 20 (68) 21 (70) 21 (70) 21 (70) 21 (70) 20 (68) 20 (68) 20 (68) 20 (68) 20 (68) 19 (66) 20 (68)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 21 (1) 47 (2) 124 (5) 128 (5) 173 (7) 135 (5) 185 (7) 225 (9) 185 (7) 202 (8) 101 (4) 34 (1) 1560 (61)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 2 (6) 5 (18) 9 (29) 10 (33) 14 (45) 12 (40) 14 (45) 17 (55) 16 (53) 17 (55) 10 (33) 3 (10) 129 (35)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 6h 32' 7h 06' 6h 09' 6h 08' 6h 13' 5h 16' 4h 27' 4h 27' 4h 46' 5h 05' 5h 42' 7h 05' 5h 44'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 53' 11h 58' 12h 05' 12h 12' 12h 18' 12h 22' 12h 20' 12h 15' 12h 08' 12h 00' 11h 54' 11h 51' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 56 (44) 60 (40) 51 (49) 51 (49) 51 (49) 43 (57) 36 (64) 37 (63) 40 (60) 43 (57) 48 (52) 60 (40) 48 (52)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 65.6 74.7 85.5 82.5 74.2 71 73.9 82.3 85.9 74.4 65.4 62.2 74.8

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