Chake-Chake

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Chake Chake
City
CountryTanzania
Area[1]
 • Water0 km2 (0 sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+3 (EAT)
Websitewww.tanzania.go.tz
A rainy day in central Chake-Chake
The Chief Minister's Office of Zanzibar's Revolutionary Government in Chake-Chake
Umoja Children's Park on the outskirts of Chake Chake
The city map of Chake-Chake in Pemba.

Chake-Chake is a city located on the Tanzanian island of Pemba. It is in the centre of a deep indentation in the west coast called Chake-Chake Bay.

Chake-Chake is the capital of Pemba Central region.[2] Pemba's only airport is 7 km south-east of Chake-Chake. The Mkama Ndume ruins are close to the airport in Pujini village.

Climate[edit]

Chake Chake has a tropical climate, yet milder than Tanzania's mainland and milder than in Unguja island. The average temperature in Chake Chake is 25.5 °C (78 °F). The average annual rainfall is 1,364 mm.

Climate data for Chake Chake
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 30.9
(87.6)
31.6
(88.9)
31.9
(89.4)
30.1
(86.2)
28.9
(84)
28.5
(83.3)
27.8
(82)
28.1
(82.6)
28.8
(83.8)
29.7
(85.5)
30.2
(86.4)
30.8
(87.4)
29.8
(85.6)
Daily mean °C (°F) 26.8
(80.2)
27.1
(80.8)
27.4
(81.3)
26.3
(79.3)
25.3
(77.5)
24.6
(76.3)
23.7
(74.7)
23.7
(74.7)
24.1
(75.4)
25.0
(77)
25.9
(78.6)
26.6
(79.9)
25.5
(77.9)
Average low °C (°F) 22.8
(73)
22.7
(72.9)
22.9
(73.2)
22.6
(72.7)
21.8
(71.2)
20.7
(69.3)
19.7
(67.5)
19.3
(66.7)
19.5
(67.1)
20.3
(68.5)
21.6
(70.9)
22.5
(72.5)
21.4
(70.5)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 86
(3.39)
71
(2.8)
134
(5.28)
304
(11.97)
291
(11.46)
74
(2.91)
42
(1.65)
27
(1.06)
21
(0.83)
54
(2.13)
129
(5.08)
131
(5.16)
1,364
(53.7)
Source: Climate-Data.ORG[3]
Map of Mkama-Ndume ruins at Pujini, close to Chake-Chake

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Abstract 2011, Tanzania National Bureau of Statistics
  2. ^ McIntyre, Chris; McIntyre, Susan (2013). Zanzibar. Bradt Travel Guides. p. 343. ISBN 9781841624587.
  3. ^ "Chake Chake". Retrieved July 26, 2017.

Coordinates: 5°14′45″S 39°46′0″E / 5.24583°S 39.76667°E / -5.24583; 39.76667