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Rainfall in the Sierra Leone

A. K. Mukherjee undifferentiated

Rainfall in the Sierra Leone

by A. K. Mukherjee undifferentiated

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Published by Sierra Leone Meteorological Dept., Ministry of Transport and Communications in Freetown .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sierra Leone
    • Subjects:
    • Rain and rainfall -- Sierra Leone -- Charts, diagrams, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby A. K. Mukherjee and A. E. Massaquoi.
      SeriesScientific note - Sierra Leone Meteorological Department ; no. 3
      ContributionsMassaquoi, A. E., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQC925.6.S5 M84
      The Physical Object
      Pagination12, [53] leaves :
      Number of Pages53
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4606610M
      LC Control Number77369916

      Sierra Leone is particularly exposed to the impact of rainfall variability of and the frequency and intensity of extreme weather events, including heat waves and heavy precipitation events. Sierra Leone - Sierra Leone - Plant and animal life: The distribution of plants and animals has been influenced by such factors as relief and soil types and, perhaps more important, by farming methods and civil strife. Remnants of the extensive original forest cover survive in the Gola Forest Reserves, in the southeastern hill country near the Liberian border.

      Sierra Leone Telegraph: 2 August Many parts of Freetown – the capital of Sierra Leone, are today under several feet of water, following several hours of rainfall which according to our correspondent in the city, started in the early hours of this morning. In the mountainous village of Regent, there are reports of huge.   Sierra Leone - Climate Photo by: Henri FRONTIER. Temperatures and humidity are high, and rainfall is heavy. The mean temperature is about 27° C (81° F) on the coast and almost as high on the eastern plateau. There are two distinct seasons: the dry season, from November to April, and the wet season, over the rest of the year, with the.

      SLBC TV Chan Freetown, Sierra Leone. 35, likes 7, talking about this. SLBC Channel We bring you the best in News, Current 5/5. Sierra Leone - Climate Change Sierra Leone - Climate Sierra Leone has been ranked as the third most vulnerable nation after Bangladesh and Guinea Bissau to adverse effects of climate .


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Rainfall in the Sierra Leone by A. K. Mukherjee undifferentiated Download PDF EPUB FB2

Rainfall/ Precipitation in Freetown, Sierra Leone Freetown is presented with on balance mm ( in) of rainfall per year, or mm ( in) per month. On average there are days per year with more than mm ( in) of rainfall (precipitation) or days with a quantity of rain, sleet, snow etc.

per month. Sierra Leone on the west coast of Africa has a monsoon-type climate. Reports by politically influential donors regularly state that Sierra Leone is extremely vulnerable to climate.

In Sierra Leone, the climate is tropical, hot all year round, with a dry season in winter and a rainy season due to the African monsoon, which runs from May to November in the north and from April to November in the rainfall is considerable, from 2, to 3, millimeters (80 to inches), with a maximum in the coastal area.

Sierra Leone: geography, maps, flag, statistics, photos and cultural information about Sierra Leone. Rainfall (mm) in Lungi (Average values for each month) Maps & flags: CIA's World Fact Book Countries of the World - (c) Students of the World / Etudiants du Monde - SinceDecember 6.

rainfall pattern in tropical countries of developing nations, especially in Sierra Leone, we conducted a retrospective analysis on the amount of rainfall over the past few decades for Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone.

Rainfall in the Sierra Leone book Annual rainfall data from were obtained from the Sierra Leone Meteorological Department (SLMD).File Size: KB. Explore our list of Sierra Leone - History Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. This book presents conceptual and empirical discussions of adaptation to climate change/variability in West Africa.

Jennifer Diggins offers a dynamic account of post-war Sierra Leone, through the examination. Sitting on a coastal peninsula, the city overlooks the Sierra Leone Harbor, the world’s third largest natural harbor.

The country is characterized by a humid tropical climate. Annual rainfall ranges from 1, mm in the northwest to over 4, mm on the coast, which makes Sierra Leone the wettest country in West Africa. The climate is tropical in Freetown.

There is significant rainfall in most months of the year. The short dry season has little effect on the overall climate. According to Köppen and Geiger, this climate is classified as Am.

The average temperature in Freetown is °C | °F. The rainfall here is around mm | inch per year. Books shelved as sierra-leone: A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah, The Memory of Love by Aminatta Forna, Radiance of Tomorrow by I.

The month with the least rainfall in Freetown, Sierra Leone, is January when mm (") of precipitation is typically aggregated. What is the warmest month in Freetown. April is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of °C (°F) and an average low-temperature of °C (°F). AS I believe there is little account taken of this climate at home, and as perhaps it might interest you, I send you an account of one day's rainfall this Cited by: 1.

Sierra Leone’s capacity to adapt to climate-related hazards should therefore be developed to limit the negative impacts of climate change and address the country’s socio-economic and developmental challenges effectively.

O ne way to support effective adaptation planning – in particular for an increase in intensity and. Rainfall over Sierra Leone.

[S Gregory] Book: All Authors / Contributors: S Gregory. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Description: 58 pages maps, tables, diagrams 22 cm. # Rain and rainfall--Sierra Leone\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. Sierra Leone, country of western Africa. The country owes its name to the 15th-century Portuguese explorer Pedro de Sintra, the first European to sight and map Freetown harbour.

The original Portuguese name, Serra Lyoa (“Lion Mountains”), referred to the range of hills that surrounds the harbour. The capital, Freetown, commands one of the. Sierra Leone has been a source of and destination for refugees. Sierra Leone’s civil war internally displaced as many as 2 million people, or almost half the population, and forced almost another half million to seek refuge in neighboring countries (, Sierra Leoneans fled to Guinea andto Liberia).

CLIMATE CHANGE RISK IN SIERRA LEONE: COUNTRY FACT SHEET | 2 CLIMATE SUMMARY Located at the northern limit of the equatorial rainforest zone, Sierra Leone has a predominantly hot and humid tropical climate that shows a distinct coast-interior gradient, a function of the country’s varied Size: KB.

Weather Atlas: Sierra Leone - Climate data and average monthly weather. Sierra Leone - Climate data - Climate information and average monthly temperature, humidity, rainfall, snowfall, daylight, sunshine, UV index, and sea temperature for all cities and towns. [] Climate is the statistics of weather, usually over a year interval.

Sierra Leone. Average temperature, rainfall and snowfall information is available for the following climate stations in Sierra Leone FREETOWN; Official name: Republic of Sierra Leone: Capital: Portions of this site are based on the CIA World Fact Book, a public-domain work.

Paul Richards (born 14 May ) is an emeritus professor of technology and agrarian development at Wageningen University, The Netherlands, and adjunct professor at Njala University in central Sierra was formerly a professor in the Department of Anthropology, University College London for many years, and previously taught anthropology.

Sierra Leone climate guide. Get the latest coronavirus (COVID) updates for Sierra Leone with current travel advice, statistics and online resources. Below are average maximum temperatures at popular destinations in Sierra Leone for next month - June. Select a destination to see the climate guide for all months of the year.

Check the Freetown Climate Guide before you Book Your Next Holiday. Monthly Weather Statistics including for Temperature, Rainfall and Sunshine to Freetown, Sierra Leone.precipitation (from two meteorological stations).

Predicted changes in rainfall in Sierra Leone provided by the World Bank from a large suite of models are in the range of approximately plus or minus mm, with a median estimate of a small increase [14].

For a variety of reasons, there are few reliable long-term rainfall records in Sierra : Richard Wadsworth, Amie Jalloh, Aiah Lebbie.Sierra Leone (/ s i ˌ ɛr ə l i ˈ oʊ n (i)/ (), also UK: / s i ˌ ɛər ə-/, US: / ˌ s ɪər ə-/), officially the Republic of Sierra Leone, informally Salone, is a country on the southwest coast of West Africa.

It is bordered by Liberia to the southeast and Guinea to the northeast. Sierra Leone has a tropical climate with a diverse environment ranging from savanna to rainforests, a Calling code: +