Dourtenga

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Dourtenga
Dourtenga case.JPG
Dourtenga is located in Burkina Faso
Dourtenga
Dourtenga
Location in Burkina Faso
Coordinates: 11°43′N 0°0′W / 11.717°N -0.000°E / 11.717; -0.000Coordinates: 11°43′N 0°0′W / 11.717°N -0.000°E / 11.717; -0.000
Country  Burkina Faso
Region Centre-Est Region
Province Koulpélogo
Department Pompoï Department
Population (1996)
 • Total 3,276

Dourtenga is a small town in the Dourtenga Department of Balé Province in southern Burkina Faso. It is the capital of the Dourtenga Department and the town has a total population of 3,276.[1]

Dourtenga lake
Dourtenga school children
Children of Dourtenga


Climate[edit]

Köppen-Geiger climate classification system classifies its climate as hot semi-arid (BSh) and closely borders with tropical wet and dry (Aw).

Climate data for Dourtenga
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 34.4
(93.9)
36.3
(97.3)
38.8
(101.8)
38.9
(102)
36.4
(97.5)
33.7
(92.7)
31.3
(88.3)
30.3
(86.5)
31.4
(88.5)
34.7
(94.5)
36
(97)
34.4
(93.9)
34.72
(94.49)
Daily mean °C (°F) 26.3
(79.3)
28.5
(83.3)
31.3
(88.3)
32.2
(90)
30.5
(86.9)
28.3
(82.9)
26.6
(79.9)
25.9
(78.6)
26.4
(79.5)
28.2
(82.8)
27.7
(81.9)
26.3
(79.3)
28.18
(82.72)
Average low °C (°F) 18.3
(64.9)
20.8
(69.4)
23.9
(75)
25.5
(77.9)
24.7
(76.5)
22.9
(73.2)
21.9
(71.4)
21.5
(70.7)
21.4
(70.5)
21.7
(71.1)
19.5
(67.1)
18.2
(64.8)
21.69
(71.04)
Precipitation mm (inches) 0
(0)
2
(0.08)
9
(0.35)
29
(1.14)
78
(3.07)
108
(4.25)
177
(6.97)
233
(9.17)
154
(6.06)
35
(1.38)
2
(0.08)
2
(0.08)
829
(32.63)
Avg. rainy days (≥ 1 mm) 0 0 0 3 6 9 13 16 13 5 0 0 65
Source #1: Climate-Data.org[2]
Source #2: Storm247 for rainy days[3]

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