Yako, Burkina Faso

Yako is a town in northern Burkina Faso, the capital of Passoré Province. It lies 109 kilometres (68 mi) north-west of Ouagadougou. Yako is known for its large mosque and as the birthplace of former President Thomas Sankara.

Yako
Yako
Yako
Yako is located in Burkina Faso
Yako
Yako
Location within Burkina Faso
Coordinates: 12°58′N 2°16′W / 12.967°N 2.267°W / 12.967; -2.267
Country Burkina Faso
RegionsNord Region
ProvincePassoré Province
Elevation
301 m (988 ft)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total24,076
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT)

Coordinates: 12°58′N 2°16′W / 12.967°N 2.267°W / 12.967; -2.267

ClimateEdit

Köppen-Geiger climate classification system classifies its climate as hot semi-arid (BSh).[1]

Climate data for Yako
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 33.6
(92.5)
36.2
(97.2)
38.3
(100.9)
38.7
(101.7)
36.9
(98.4)
34.1
(93.4)
31.8
(89.2)
30.7
(87.3)
31.9
(89.4)
35.2
(95.4)
36.1
(97.0)
33.8
(92.8)
34.8
(94.6)
Daily mean °C (°F) 25.4
(77.7)
27.6
(81.7)
30.5
(86.9)
31.6
(88.9)
30.6
(87.1)
28.3
(82.9)
26.8
(80.2)
25.9
(78.6)
26.6
(79.9)
28.2
(82.8)
27.7
(81.9)
25.5
(77.9)
27.9
(82.2)
Average low °C (°F) 17.2
(63.0)
19.1
(66.4)
22.7
(72.9)
24.6
(76.3)
24.3
(75.7)
22.6
(72.7)
21.8
(71.2)
21.2
(70.2)
21.3
(70.3)
21.2
(70.2)
19.3
(66.7)
17.2
(63.0)
21.0
(69.9)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 0
(0)
0
(0)
4
(0.2)
16
(0.6)
51
(2.0)
93
(3.7)
171
(6.7)
191
(7.5)
116
(4.6)
24
(0.9)
1
(0.0)
1
(0.0)
668
(26.2)
Source: Climate-Data.org (altitude: 333m)[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Temperature, Climograph, Climate table for Yako". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 2018-02-15.