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Fouta Djallon, hottest month, Conakry, highest temperatures, average annual temperature

The dominant factor in the considerable climatic variation is altitude. Rainfall is highest and range of temperature lowest in lower Guinea. Conakry, the capital, has an annual rainfall of 4,270 mm (168 in) and an annual average temperature of 27C (about 81F). In the Fouta Djallon, annual rainfall averages 1,800 mm (about 70 in) and the average annual temperature is 20 C (about 68 F). In upper Guinea annual rainfall is less than in the Fouta Djallon, and the annual average temperature is 21C (about 70F). In the Guinea highlands annual rainfall averages 2,800 mm (about 110 in). The highest temperatures are also found in this region. The climate in the highlands is equatorial with no clearly distinguishable seasons. The rainy season in the remainder of the country occurs from April or May to October or November. April is the hottest month and July or August the wettest.



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