Geneina

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Geneina
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Geneina is located in Sudan
Geneina
Geneina
Location in Sudan
Coordinates: 13°27′N 22°27′E / 13.450°N 22.450°E / 13.450; 22.450
Country Flag of Sudan.svg Sudan
State West Darfur
Population
 • Total 200,000

Geneina (sometimes Al-Junaynah) (Arabic: الجنينة‎‎, lit. the little garden) is the capital of West Darfur state in Sudan.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Geneina (1961–1990)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 37.2
(99)
39.6
(103.3)
41.5
(106.7)
42.2
(108)
43.0
(109.4)
42.0
(107.6)
39.6
(103.3)
40.0
(104)
38.0
(100.4)
40.7
(105.3)
37.4
(99.3)
36.7
(98.1)
43.0
(109.4)
Average high °C (°F) 31.0
(87.8)
33.3
(91.9)
36.1
(97)
37.9
(100.2)
38.3
(100.9)
36.3
(97.3)
32.4
(90.3)
30.9
(87.6)
33.5
(92.3)
35.1
(95.2)
33.1
(91.6)
31.2
(88.2)
34.1
(93.4)
Daily mean °C (°F) 21.5
(70.7)
23.7
(74.7)
26.7
(80.1)
29.0
(84.2)
30.1
(86.2)
29.3
(84.7)
26.9
(80.4)
25.8
(78.4)
26.7
(80.1)
26.7
(80.1)
24.0
(75.2)
21.7
(71.1)
26.0
(78.8)
Average low °C (°F) 12.0
(53.6)
14.0
(57.2)
17.3
(63.1)
20.1
(68.2)
21.8
(71.2)
22.3
(72.1)
21.4
(70.5)
20.7
(69.3)
19.8
(67.6)
18.2
(64.8)
14.9
(58.8)
12.3
(54.1)
17.9
(64.2)
Record low °C (°F) 4.3
(39.7)
3.4
(38.1)
10.0
(50)
11.0
(51.8)
14.0
(57.2)
16.3
(61.3)
15.0
(59)
16.4
(61.5)
13.4
(56.1)
9.5
(49.1)
7.6
(45.7)
5.0
(41)
3.4
(38.1)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 0.2
(0.008)
0.0
(0)
0.4
(0.016)
5.2
(0.205)
16.0
(0.63)
45.3
(1.783)
167.4
(6.591)
214.4
(8.441)
65.2
(2.567)
9.6
(0.378)
0.1
(0.004)
0.0
(0)
523.8
(20.622)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.9 1.8 6.3 14.4 15.9 6.7 1.6 0.0 0.0 47.7
Average relative humidity (%) 18 14 13 15 24 41 64 73 59 32 21 19 32.8
Mean monthly sunshine hours 310.0 285.6 294.5 288.0 297.6 267.0 229.4 210.8 243.0 300.7 315.0 319.3 3,360.9
Percent possible sunshine 83 84 76 78 75 76 56 54 68 82 90 91 76
Source: NOAA[1]

Transportation[edit]

The locality is served by the Geneina Airport (IATA: EGNICAO: HSGN).

Coordinates: 13°27′N 22°27′E / 13.450°N 22.450°E / 13.450; 22.450

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