Khôr ‘Angar

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Khôr ‘Angar
خور أنغار
Town
The Khôr ‘Angar Old Fort in 1969.
The Khôr ‘Angar Old Fort in 1969.
Khôr ‘Angarخور أنغار is located in Djibouti
Khôr ‘Angarخور أنغار
Khôr ‘Angar
خور أنغار
Location in Djibouti.
Coordinates: 12°23′N 43°20′E / 12.383°N 43.333°E / 12.383; 43.333Coordinates: 12°23′N 43°20′E / 12.383°N 43.333°E / 12.383; 43.333
Country Flag of Djibouti.svg Djibouti
Region Obock
Elevation 10 m (30 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 1,017

Khôr ‘Angar (Arabic: خور أنغار‎‎) is a town in the northern Obock Region of Djibouti. It is situated on the west coast of the Bab el Mandeb Strait. The town is home to an airstrip.

Overview[edit]

Khôr ‘Angar is located in west coast of the Bab el Mandeb Strait and in the north-east of the Republic of Djibouti, 257 km (by road) of Djibouti City.

Climate[edit]

The warmest month of the year is July with an average temperature of 34.9 °C. An annual low is reached in January, when the average temperature is 26.3 °C.[1] The difference in precipitation between the driest and wettest month is 9 mm. The average temperatures vary during the year by 8.6 °C. The sky is always clear and bright throughout the year.

Climate data for Khôr ‘Angar
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 29.8
(85.6)
29.8
(85.6)
31.4
(88.5)
33.2
(91.8)
35.8
(96.4)
38.2
(100.8)
39.8
(103.6)
39.0
(102.2)
37.1
(98.8)
34.4
(93.9)
31.8
(89.2)
30.3
(86.5)
34.22
(93.57)
Average low °C (°F) 22.8
(73)
23.4
(74.1)
24.4
(75.9)
25.8
(78.4)
27.9
(82.2)
30.0
(86)
30.0
(86)
29.4
(84.9)
29.5
(85.1)
26.5
(79.7)
24.4
(75.9)
23.3
(73.9)
26.45
(79.59)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 5
(0.2)
4
(0.16)
8
(0.31)
3
(0.12)
1
(0.04)
0
(0)
4
(0.16)
6
(0.24)
9
(0.35)
4
(0.16)
7
(0.28)
6
(0.24)
57
(2.26)
Source: Climate-Data.org, altitude: 10m[1]


Notes[edit]

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

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