Bukama

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Bukama
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Bukama
Location in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Coordinates: 9°12′S25°50′E / 9.200°S 25.833°E / -9.200; 25.833
CountryFlag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg  Democratic Republic of the Congo
Province Haut-Lomami
Elevation
[1]
1,499 m (4,918 ft)
Population
 (2009)
  Total42,718
Time zone UTC+2 (Lubumbashi Time)
Climate Aw

Bukama is a town in Haut-Lomami Province of south-eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. As of 2009 it had an estimated population of 42,718. [2]

Climate

Köppen-Geiger climate classification system classifies its climate as a tropical savanna climate (Aw). [1]

Climate data for Bukama
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Average high °C (°F)29.8
(85.6)
29.9
(85.8)
30.7
(87.3)
31.1
(88.0)
31.8
(89.2)
30.6
(87.1)
31.3
(88.3)
32.6
(90.7)
34.0
(93.2)
32.8
(91.0)
31.5
(88.7)
29.9
(85.8)
31.3
(88.4)
Daily mean °C (°F)24.8
(76.6)
24.9
(76.8)
25.5
(77.9)
25.5
(77.9)
24.6
(76.3)
22.6
(72.7)
22.8
(73.0)
24.3
(75.7)
26.2
(79.2)
26.2
(79.2)
25.9
(78.6)
24.9
(76.8)
24.8
(76.7)
Average low °C (°F)19.9
(67.8)
20.0
(68.0)
20.4
(68.7)
20.0
(68.0)
17.5
(63.5)
14.6
(58.3)
14.4
(57.9)
16.1
(61.0)
18.4
(65.1)
19.6
(67.3)
20.3
(68.5)
20.0
(68.0)
18.4
(65.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches)95
(3.7)
77
(3.0)
86
(3.4)
39
(1.5)
4
(0.2)
0
(0)
0
(0)
2
(0.1)
9
(0.4)
34
(1.3)
71
(2.8)
88
(3.5)
505
(19.9)
Source: Climate-Data.org, altitude: 1499m [1]
Commandant Leon Tonneau (1863-1919) camp, in his inspection round in Bukama (Katanga) between 1903 and 1906. Tonneau was director of the Comite Special du Katanga Bukama Campement Leon Tonneau.jpg
Commandant Léon Tonneau (1863-1919) camp, in his inspection round in Bukama (Katanga) between 1903 and 1906. Tonneau was director of the Comité Spécial du Katanga

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Climate: Bukama - Climate graph, Temperature graph, Climate table". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 17 September 2013.
  2. "Congo (Dem. Rep.): largest cities and towns and statistics of their population". World Gazetteer. Retrieved January 21, 2009.[ dead link ]

Coordinates: 09°12′S25°50′E / 9.200°S 25.833°E / -9.200; 25.833