Somalia

Average temperature, rainfall and snowfall information is available for the following climate stations in Somalia

Official name:Somalia
Capital:Mogadishu
Area:total: 637,657 sq km
water: 10,320 sq km
land: 627,337 sq km
Climate:principally desert; December to February - northeast monsoon, moderate temperatures in north and very hot in south; May to October - southwest monsoon, torrid in the north and hot in the south, irregular rainfall, hot and humid periods (tangambili) between monsoons
Location:Eastern Africa, bordering the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean, east of Ethiopia
Geographic coordinates:10 00 N, 49 00 E
Comparative Area:slightly smaller than Texas
Land boundaries:total: 2,340 km
border countries: Djibouti 58 km, Ethiopia 1,600 km, Kenya 682 km
Coastline:3,025 km
Terrain:mostly flat to undulating plateau rising to hills in north
Elevation extremes:lowest point: Indian Ocean 0 m
highest point: Shimbiris 2,416 m

Map of Somalia

Map of Somalia

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