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The climate of Praia (Cape Verde)
Praia is the capital of Cape Verde. Praia has a population of more than 60,000 and is located on the island of Santiago. The place where Praia is situated already was an important stopover for navigation routes toward Brazil and Asia during the 16th century. The city itself was founded in 1615 and was named Praia de Santa Maria. The city center is situated on a narrow plateau, because of this the center is also known as Plateau. Praia has a tropical savannah climate with only 261 millimeters of annual rain. Hardly any rain falls during the first half of the year. Most precipitation falls in August and September. Temperatures are almost always pleasantly warm during the day, between 24-29 degrees Celsius. Extremely high temperatures are uncommon which makes Praia a pleasant place to stay in. Praia is also quite sunny with 2920 hours of annual sunshine on average.

 

Climate information
The figures below are based on long term weather and climate records. They are an average for Praia

average
 maximum
temperature (įC)

average
minimum

temperature (įC)
average
hours of sunshine

per
day
average days with precipitation
per month
average
mm
precipitation
per month
average
sea
temperature (įC)
January 24 19 7 2 23
February 24 19 8 2 23
March 25 18 9 3 23
April 25 19 10 2 23
May 25 20 10 3 23
June 26 21 9 3 24
July 27 22 7 4 26
August 28 23 6 6 27
September 29 24 7 7 27
October 28 23 8 4 26
November 27 22 8 3 25
December 26 20 7 2 24
= 0-5 mm ● = 6-30 mm ● = 31-60 mm ● = 61-100 mm ● = 101-200 mm ● = over 200 mm
= 0-0.2 inches ● = 0.2-1.2 inches ● = 1.2-2.4 inches ● = 2.5-4 inches ● = 4.1-8 inches ● = over 8 inches

More climate information
Climate figures are very useful but donít present a general impression of the climate and the eventual weather circumstances within a certain period. The figures donít always reflect the chance of wintry weather, extreme heat or hurricanes. That is why we offer useful extra climate information for each month of the year:
 

chance of
(very) hot

weather

chance of
(very) cool
weather
chance of
long-term

precipitation
chance of
hurricanes
(cyclones)
chance of
sunny days

UV-index

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
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