Climate Of Africa – Part 1

Climate is the average  weather  condition  observed and recorded for a given region after a long period of time between 30 to 35 years e.g. desert, equatorial, Mediterranean, montanne, etc.

Weather is the  daily  atmospheric  condition observed and recorded  for  a  particular  place   at  a  given  time e.g. sunny, rainy, windy, cloudy, etc.

Africa experiences a variety of climate patterns all the way from the north down south as well as from the west to the east e.g.

  • Mediterranean
  • Hot desert and semi-desert
  • Tropical/ savanna
  • Equatorial
  • Tropical maritime
  • Mountain/montanne
  • Warm temperate continental

Sketch map showing climatic patterns