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Juba
Caipital
John Garang Mausoleum Square in Juba.JPG
Juba is located in South Sudan
Juba
Juba
Cairt o Sooth Sudan shawin the location o Juba.
Coordinates: 4°51′N 31°36′E / 4.850°N 31.600°E / 4.850; 31.600
Kintra  Sooth Sudan
State Central Equatoria
Coonty Juba Coonty
Government
 • Type Mayor-cooncil govrenment
 • Mayor Mohammed El Haj Baballa
Elevation 550 m (1,800 ft)
Population (2011 Estimate)
 • Total 372,410
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Juba (IPA: [ˈjuba]) is the caipital an lairgest ceety o the Republic o Sooth Sudan. It an aa serves as the caipital o Central Equatoria, the smawest o the ten states o Sooth Sudan. The ceety is situatit on the White Nile an functions as the seat an metropolis o Juba Coonty.

Climate[eedit | eedit soorce]

Juba haes a tropical wet an dry climate (Köppen Aw), an as it lies near the equator, temperaturs are het year-roond. However, little rain faws frae November tae March, which is an aa the time o the year wi the hettest maximum temperaturs, reachin 38 °C (100 °F) in Februar. Frae Aprile tae October, upwards o 100 millimetres (3.9 in) rain faws per month. The annual tot precipitation is 1,000 millimetres (39 in).

Climate data for Juba (1971–2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record heich °C (°F) 41.3
(106.3)
43.0
(109.4)
43.6
(110.5)
42.0
(107.6)
39.9
(103.8)
38.5
(101.3)
37.0
(98.6)
38.5
(101.3)
39.0
(102.2)
39.0
(102.2)
39.1
(102.4)
42.8
(109.0)
43.6
(110.5)
Average heich °C (°F) 36.8
(98.2)
37.9
(100.2)
37.7
(99.9)
35.4
(95.7)
33.5
(92.3)
32.4
(90.3)
31.1
(88.0)
31.6
(88.9)
33.1
(91.6)
34.0
(93.2)
34.7
(94.5)
35.9
(96.6)
34.5
(94.1)
Average laich °C (°F) 20.1
(68.2)
21.7
(71.1)
23.6
(74.5)
23.4
(74.1)
22.6
(72.7)
21.9
(71.4)
21.1
(70.0)
21.0
(69.8)
21.1
(70.0)
21.3
(70.3)
20.9
(69.6)
20.0
(68.0)
21.6
(70.9)
Record laich °C (°F) 12.0
(53.6)
14.1
(57.4)
16.6
(61.9)
16.5
(61.7)
16.8
(62.2)
14.0
(57.2)
13.3
(55.9)
16.7
(62.1)
15.5
(59.9)
17.2
(63.0)
15.8
(60.4)
13.9
(57.0)
12.0
(53.6)
Rainfall mm (inches) 5.1
(0.201)
11.0
(0.433)
36.7
(1.445)
111.5
(4.39)
129.9
(5.114)
117.8
(4.638)
144.7
(5.697)
127.5
(5.02)
103.7
(4.083)
114.5
(4.508)
43.1
(1.697)
8.2
(0.323)
953.7
(37.547)
humidity 44 42 51 64 73 76 81 80 77 73 69 53 65
Avg. rainy days (≥ 0.1 mm) 1.4 2.0 6.6 11.6 12.4 10.3 13.0 11.5 8.6 10.4 6.5 1.9 96.2
Mean monthly sunshine hours 279.0 235.2 210.8 198.0 207.7 207.0 182.9 204.6 228.0 241.8 237.0 260.4 2,692.4
Source no. 1: Warld Meteorological Organization [1]
Source no. 2: NOAA [2]

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