Dorra

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Dorra
Town
Dorra is located in Djibouti
Dorra
Dorra
Location in Djibouti
Coordinates: 12°09′N 42°29′E / 12.150°N 42.483°E / 12.150; 42.483
Country Flag of Djibouti.svg Djibouti
Region Tadjoura
Elevation 294 m (965 ft)
Population (2013)
 • Total 1,873

Dorra is a village in Djibouti in the mid-north of Tadjoura Region, the largest region. It is about 215 kilometers north-west of Djibouti City and 65 km (40 mi) south of the border with Eritrea and east of the border with Ethiopia.

Climate[edit]

The average annual temperature in Dorra is 29.1 °C. About 148 mm of precipitation falls annually. The driest month is June with 4 mm, and nine months of the year tend to be arid, with on average no more than 13mm of rain per month. Average precipitation in August, accounting for years when the rains in this area arrive or do not arrive, is 30 mm - the three months when typically quantities of rain supporting grassland means there is significant herding in this eastern extreme of a huge escarpment reaching beyond the border and rising to the central parts of the Ethiopian Highlands. [1]

Climate data for Dorra
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 28.3
(82.9)
28.6
(83.5)
30.6
(87.1)
32.6
(90.7)
35.7
(96.3)
38.9
(102)
39.5
(103.1)
38.6
(101.5)
36.7
(98.1)
33.3
(91.9)
30.5
(86.9)
28.6
(83.5)
33.49
(92.29)
Average low °C (°F) 20.1
(68.2)
21.1
(70)
22.4
(72.3)
24.1
(75.4)
26.6
(79.9)
29.5
(85.1)
28.7
(83.7)
28.2
(82.8)
28.3
(82.9)
24.4
(75.9)
22.1
(71.8)
20.7
(69.3)
24.68
(76.44)
Rainfall mm (inches) 5
(0.2)
9
(0.35)
11
(0.43)
13
(0.51)
10
(0.39)
4
(0.16)
21
(0.83)
30
(1.18)
18
(0.71)
8
(0.31)
13
(0.51)
6
(0.24)
148
(5.82)
Source: Climate-Data.org, altitude: 276m[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Climate: Dorra - Climate graph, Temperature graph, Climate table". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 25 September 2013. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 12°09′N 42°29′E / 12.150°N 42.483°E / 12.150; 42.483