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Guinea

Guinea Weather Stats

Climate summary:

Guinea has both lowland belt running north to south behind the coast ( Lower Guinea ), which is part of the Guinean forest-savanna mosaic ecoregion; the pastoral Fouta Djallon highlands ( Middle Guinea ); the northern fertile ( Upper Guinea ); and a south-eastern rain-forest region ( Forest Guinea ).

Definitions

  • Precipitation: Average annual precipitation (rain or snow fall) in million cubic metres.
  • Precipitation per capita: Average annual precipitation (rain or snow fall) in million cubic metres. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Precipitation 1.78 billion cubic metres 2009 32nd out of 40
Precipitation per capita 167.91 cubic metres 2009 35th out of 38

SOURCES: http://data.un.org/Data.aspx?d=ENV&f=variableID%3a6, Precipitation; http://data.un.org/Data.aspx?d=ENV&f=variableID%3a6, Precipitation. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

Citation

"Guinea Weather Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Guinea/Weather