Ouangani is a commune in the French overseas department of Mayotte, in the Indian Ocean.

Ouangani
Location of the commune (in red) within Mayotte
Location of the commune (in red) within Mayotte
Location of Ouangani
Coordinates: 12°50′55″S 45°08′41″E / 12.8487°S 45.1446°E / -12.8487; 45.1446Coordinates: 12°50′55″S 45°08′41″E / 12.8487°S 45.1446°E / -12.8487; 45.1446
CountryFrance
Overseas region and departmentMayotte
CantonOuangani
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Youssouf Ambdi
Area
1
19.05 km2 (7.36 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)[1]
10,203
 • Density540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+03:00
INSEE/Postal code
97614 /97670
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

GeographyEdit

ClimateEdit

Ouangani has a tropical savanna climate (Köppen climate classification Aw). The average annual temperature in Ouangani is 25.2 °C (77.4 °F). The average annual rainfall is 1,611.2 mm (63.43 in) with January as the wettest month. The temperatures are highest on average in January, at around 26.9 °C (80.4 °F), and lowest in August, at around 23.1 °C (73.6 °F). The highest temperature ever recorded in Ouangani was 35.7 °C (96.3 °F) on 6 October 1999; the coldest temperature ever recorded was 10.0 °C (50.0 °F) on 21 September 2001.

Climate data for Ouangani (1981–2010 averages, extremes 1992−present)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 35.5
(95.9)
35.0
(95.0)
35.0
(95.0)
35.0
(95.0)
34.0
(93.2)
33.0
(91.4)
32.0
(89.6)
32.5
(90.5)
32.7
(90.9)
35.7
(96.3)
34.0
(93.2)
34.5
(94.1)
35.7
(96.3)
Average high °C (°F) 31.4
(88.5)
31.5
(88.7)
31.7
(89.1)
31.8
(89.2)
31.0
(87.8)
29.8
(85.6)
29.1
(84.4)
29.3
(84.7)
29.5
(85.1)
30.1
(86.2)
30.8
(87.4)
31.3
(88.3)
30.6
(87.1)
Daily mean °C (°F) 26.9
(80.4)
26.8
(80.2)
26.8
(80.2)
26.5
(79.7)
25.4
(77.7)
24.0
(75.2)
23.2
(73.8)
23.1
(73.6)
23.5
(74.3)
24.5
(76.1)
25.7
(78.3)
26.3
(79.3)
25.2
(77.4)
Average low °C (°F) 22.4
(72.3)
22.2
(72.0)
22.0
(71.6)
21.1
(70.0)
19.9
(67.8)
18.2
(64.8)
17.2
(63.0)
17.0
(62.6)
17.5
(63.5)
18.9
(66.0)
20.5
(68.9)
21.4
(70.5)
19.8
(67.6)
Record low °C (°F) 18.0
(64.4)
19.0
(66.2)
18.7
(65.7)
15.0
(59.0)
14.7
(58.5)
12.5
(54.5)
11.0
(51.8)
12.0
(53.6)
10.0
(50.0)
14.0
(57.2)
15.0
(59.0)
18.0
(64.4)
10.0
(50.0)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 350.7
(13.81)
290.2
(11.43)
261.5
(10.30)
120.1
(4.73)
36.8
(1.45)
25.6
(1.01)
14.0
(0.55)
20.1
(0.79)
36.1
(1.42)
87.3
(3.44)
107.8
(4.24)
261.0
(10.28)
1,611.2
(63.43)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 16.5 14.7 16.0 9.8 4.1 3.6 2.9 3.3 4.3 8.4 8.9 14.3 106.7
Mean monthly sunshine hours 148.6 132.3 157.5 187.2 214.5 209.0 221.2 219.2 190.2 181.9 170.6 171.5 2,203.6
Source: Meteociel[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Populations légales de Mayotte en 2017, INSEE
  2. ^ "Normales et records pour Coconi Ouangani (985)". Meteociel. Retrieved 3 June 2022.