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Sa'dah (Arabic: صعدةṢaʿda) is the capital city of Saada Governorate[1] in north-western Yemen at an elevation of about 1,800 meters. Its population in 2004 was estimated at 51,870. It was formerly identified with Karna, the kingdom of the ancient kingdom of Ma'in, which is now known to be identical to the ancient Qarnawu near the modern Ma'in in the Al Jawf Governorate.

Sa'dah

صعدة
Sa'dah 02.jpg
Sa'dah is located in Yemen
Sa'dah
Sa'dah
Location in Yemen
Coordinates: 16°59′9″N 43°45′52″E / 16.98583°N 43.76444°E / 16.98583; 43.76444
Country Yemen
GovernorateSaada
Elevation
1,836 m (6,024 ft)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total100,000[citation needed]
Time zoneUTC+3 (Yemen Standard Time)
ClimateBWh

After the Battle of Sa'dah in 2011, Houthis took control of the city.

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ClimateEdit

Sa'dah has a hot desert climate (Köppen climate classification: BWh).

Climate data for Sa'dah
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 22.1
(71.8)
23.8
(74.8)
25.3
(77.5)
26.9
(80.4)
29.1
(84.4)
31.5
(88.7)
30.9
(87.6)
30.5
(86.9)
29.3
(84.7)
25.5
(77.9)
22.7
(72.9)
22.4
(72.3)
26.7
(80.0)
Daily mean °C (°F) 14.3
(57.7)
15.7
(60.3)
18.0
(64.4)
19.8
(67.6)
22.1
(71.8)
23.6
(74.5)
24.2
(75.6)
23.9
(75.0)
21.9
(71.4)
18.0
(64.4)
15.2
(59.4)
14.6
(58.3)
19.3
(66.7)
Average low °C (°F) 6.5
(43.7)
7.7
(45.9)
10.7
(51.3)
12.7
(54.9)
15.1
(59.2)
15.8
(60.4)
17.5
(63.5)
17.3
(63.1)
14.6
(58.3)
10.6
(51.1)
7.7
(45.9)
6.8
(44.2)
11.9
(53.5)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 8
(0.3)
13
(0.5)
41
(1.6)
42
(1.7)
18
(0.7)
2
(0.1)
16
(0.6)
26
(1.0)
5
(0.2)
1
(0.0)
5
(0.2)
8
(0.3)
185
(7.2)
Source: Climate-Data.org[2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "YEMEN : provinces population". www.populstat.info. Retrieved 2015-07-21.
  2. ^ "Climate: Sa'dah - Climate-Data.org". Retrieved 28 October 2017.

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