Burkina Faso - General information
region region
Capital Ouagadougou
Language French
Currency CFA Franc BCEAO
Population 15,730,977
Phone code +226
Coordinates of Burkina Faso
Time Zone Africa/Ouagadougou
GMT 0
DST 0
Latitude 12.500000000
Longitude -1.666670000
Elevation (STRM3) 313 m.

List of largest cities in Burkina Faso

 
Ouagadougou Ouagadougou
Ouagadougou Centre
1,086,505
Bobo-Dioulasso Bobo-Dioulasso
Bobo-Dioulasso Hauts-Bassins
360,106
Koudougou Koudougou
Koudougou Centre-Ouest
87,347
Ouahigouya Ouahigouya
Ouahigouya Nord
61,096
Banfora Banfora
Banfora Cascades
60,288
Dedougou Dedougou
Dedougou Boucle du Mouhoun
45,341

Weather, climate, temperature by months in Burkina Faso

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 24 24 24 22 23 24 25 26 25 24 23 23 26
Average high °C 25 28 28 26 26 28 30 31 30 27 25 24 27
Average temperature °C 27 29 28 25 25 28 31 33 32 29 27 27 28
Average low °C 18 18 16 14 14 16 19 21 21 19 18 18 18
Record low °C 10 9 7 5 6 7 9 10 11 11 11 11 5
Rain Days 5 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 4 6 7 32
Fog Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Thunderstorms Days 10 6 1 0 0 0 1 3 8 9 11 11 60
Average precipitation Mm. 146 40 4 1 0 2 8 27 69 107 179 234 817
Relative humidity % 73 60 43 33 27 24 30 42 53 64 72 77 50
Relative humidity morning % 55 48 33 23 20 17 22 30 41 48 53 56 37
Relative humidity evening % 35 23 13 9 9 7 11 14 21 29 34 38 20
Wind speed Km/h 6 5 5 6 7 7 7 8 8 8 7 7 7
Day Length Hours 13 12 12 12 12 12 12 13 13 13 13 13 12
Dew point °C 22 20 13 6 3 4 10 17 21 22 22 22 183
Growing degree-day °C 514 587 531 471 464 505 646 673 681 582 541 517 6710
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 20 21 20 19 19 22 23 24 23 22 21 20 21
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