Siguiri

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Siguiri
A village outside Siguri
A village outside Siguri
Siguiri is located in Guinea
Siguiri
Siguiri
Location in Guinea
Coordinates: 11°25′N 9°10′W / 11.417°N 9.167°W / 11.417; -9.167Coordinates: 11°25′N 9°10′W / 11.417°N 9.167°W / 11.417; -9.167
Country  Guinea
Region Kankan Region
Population (2008)
 • Total 28,319

Siguiri is a city in northeastern Guinea on the River Niger. It is a sub-prefecture and capital of Siguiri Prefecture in the Kankan Region.[1] Its population was estimated at 28,319 in 2008.[2]

Siguiri children

It is known for its goldsmiths and as the birthplace of Sekouba Bambino Diabaté.

It is also known as the place where Sundiata Keita fought Soumaoro Kanté.

It also has a former French fort, built in 1888, and an airport, Siguiri Airport.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Siguiri
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 36.4
(97.5)
38.4
(101.1)
39.4
(102.9)
40.0
(104)
38.5
(101.3)
35.7
(96.3)
32.5
(90.5)
31.8
(89.2)
33.1
(91.6)
34.7
(94.5)
34.2
(93.6)
35.6
(96.1)
35.9
(96.6)
Daily mean °C (°F) 24.9
(76.8)
27.7
(81.9)
29.9
(85.8)
30.9
(87.6)
29.5
(85.1)
26.9
(80.4)
25.4
(77.7)
25.2
(77.4)
25.4
(77.7)
26.7
(80.1)
26.3
(79.3)
24.8
(76.6)
27.0
(80.6)
Average low °C (°F) 12.8
(55)
15.2
(59.4)
17.7
(63.9)
20.0
(68)
19.2
(66.6)
18.5
(65.3)
18.7
(65.7)
18.9
(66)
18.8
(65.8)
18.7
(65.7)
14.7
(58.5)
13.0
(55.4)
17.2
(63)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 0
(0)
2
(0.08)
4
(0.16)
32
(1.26)
85
(3.35)
160
(6.3)
248
(9.76)
287
(11.3)
234
(9.21)
95
(3.74)
12
(0.47)
1
(0.04)
1,160
(45.67)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 0 0 1 3 8 12 16 18 16 8 0 0 82
Average relative humidity (%) 31 28 33 41 54 71 79 80 78 70 49 35 54
Mean monthly sunshine hours 268 244 206 237 236 227 198 174 204 240 261 258 2,753
Source: NOAA[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Subprefectures of Guinea". Statoids. Retrieved April 20, 2009. 
  2. ^ World Gazetteer Archived 2008-06-17 at the Wayback Machine., Retrieved on June 18, 2008
  3. ^ "Siguiri Climate Normals 1961–1990". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved July 6, 2015. 

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