Makoua is a town in the Republic of the Congo, lying at the southern edge of the rainforest, north of Owando. It is home to an airport. It lies on the equator.

Makoua
Makoua is located in Republic of the Congo
Makoua
Makoua
Location in the Republic of the Congo
Coordinates: 0°00′N 15°38′E / 0.000°N 15.633°E / 0.000; 15.633
CountryFlag of the Republic of the Congo.svg Republic of the Congo
RegionCuvette Region
DistrictMakoua District

ClimateEdit

Though it is located on the equator, the Benguela current suppresses rainfall when it reaches its northernmost extent from June to August and gives Makoua a tropical savanna climate (Aw).

Climate data for Makoua
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 30.5
(86.9)
31.7
(89.1)
32.1
(89.8)
31.6
(88.9)
31.4
(88.5)
30.1
(86.2)
29.1
(84.4)
29.2
(84.6)
29.7
(85.5)
30.2
(86.4)
30.2
(86.4)
29.8
(85.6)
30.5
(86.9)
Daily mean °C (°F) 25.4
(77.7)
26.1
(79.0)
26.5
(79.7)
26.2
(79.2)
26.2
(79.2)
25.3
(77.5)
24.4
(75.9)
24.6
(76.3)
25.0
(77.0)
25.2
(77.4)
25.3
(77.5)
24.9
(76.8)
25.4
(77.8)
Average low °C (°F) 20.4
(68.7)
20.6
(69.1)
20.9
(69.6)
20.8
(69.4)
21.0
(69.8)
20.5
(68.9)
19.8
(67.6)
20.0
(68.0)
20.3
(68.5)
20.3
(68.5)
20.4
(68.7)
20.0
(68.0)
20.4
(68.7)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 104
(4.1)
118
(4.6)
151
(5.9)
180
(7.1)
166
(6.5)
82
(3.2)
30
(1.2)
73
(2.9)
199
(7.8)
235
(9.3)
190
(7.5)
129
(5.1)
1,657
(65.2)
Source: Climate-Data.org[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Climate: Makoua". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved August 4, 2020.

Coordinates: 0°00′N 15°38′E / 0.000°N 15.633°E / 0.000; 15.633