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tropical climate, average temperature, plateau, average annual rainfall, dry season

Cameroon has a tropical climate, humid in the south but increasingly dry to the north. On the coast the average annual rainfall is about 4,060 mm (about 160 in). On the exposed slopes of the Cameroon Mountains in the west, rainfall is almost constant and sometimes reaches 10,160 mm (400 in) a year. In the semiarid northwest annual rainfall averages about 380 mm (about 15 in). A dry season in the north lasts from October to April. The average temperature in the south is 25 C (77 F), on the plateau it is 21 C (70 F), and in the north it is 32 C (90 F).



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tropical climate, average temperature, plateau, average annual rainfall, dry season, coast, south, year

 
 

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