Kaduqli

Kaduqli or Kadugli[1] (Arabic: كادوقلي Kādūqlī  Sudanese pronunciation: [kaːˈduɢli]) is the capital city of South Kordofan State, Sudan. It is located 240 kilometres (150 mi) south of El Obeid, at the northern edge of the White Nile plain in the Nuba Mountains. It contains Hilal Stadium.

كادوقلي Kadugli

Kaduqli
كادوقلي Kadugli
Location in Sudan
Coordinates: 11°1′0″N 29°43′0″E
Country Sudan
StateSouth Kordofan
Population
 (2005)
  Total92,674 (est)

Economy

It is a trading centre for gum arabic and livestock. Industries include textiles, soap factories, and the production of leather. Kaduqli is also the Headquarters of Sector IV of the UNMIS (United Nations Mission in Sudan). The sector IV HQ houses the Egyptian Contingent and also includes the Indian Aviation Contingent, flying MI-17 helicopters.

Climate

Kaduqli has a hot semi-arid climate (Köppen climate classification BSh).

Climate data for Kaduqli (1961–1990)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 41.8
(107.2)
42.1
(107.8)
44.2
(111.6)
44.0
(111.2)
44.2
(111.6)
41.6
(106.9)
40.7
(105.3)
37.5
(99.5)
39.2
(102.6)
40.0
(104.0)
41.2
(106.2)
40.3
(104.5)
44.2
(111.6)
Average high °C (°F) 34.4
(93.9)
36.1
(97.0)
38.9
(102.0)
40.0
(104.0)
38.3
(100.9)
35.1
(95.2)
32.1
(89.8)
31.4
(88.5)
32.8
(91.0)
35.2
(95.4)
36.4
(97.5)
34.9
(94.8)
35.5
(95.9)
Daily mean °C (°F) 25.9
(78.6)
27.7
(81.9)
30.5
(86.9)
31.7
(89.1)
31.7
(89.1)
28.8
(83.8)
26.9
(80.4)
26.3
(79.3)
26.7
(80.1)
27.7
(81.9)
27.5
(81.5)
26.4
(79.5)
28.2
(82.8)
Average low °C (°F) 17.4
(63.3)
19.3
(66.7)
22.0
(71.6)
23.5
(74.3)
23.8
(74.8)
22.5
(72.5)
21.7
(71.1)
21.2
(70.2)
20.7
(69.3)
20.2
(68.4)
18.7
(65.7)
17.9
(64.2)
20.7
(69.3)
Record low °C (°F) 10.2
(50.4)
11.1
(52.0)
15.3
(59.5)
14.8
(58.6)
15.9
(60.6)
16.8
(62.2)
15.3
(59.5)
17.4
(63.3)
16.3
(61.3)
9.7
(49.5)
11.6
(52.9)
10.0
(50.0)
9.7
(49.5)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 0.0
(0.0)
0.0
(0.0)
3.3
(0.13)
10.9
(0.43)
60.6
(2.39)
99.7
(3.93)
134.9
(5.31)
163.1
(6.42)
98.7
(3.89)
61.0
(2.40)
0.9
(0.04)
0.0
(0.0)
633.1
(24.93)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 0.0 0.0 0.5 1.3 6.1 9.2 12.9 14.7 10.8 6.5 0.3 0.0 62.3
Average relative humidity (%) 21 18 18 25 45 61 75 79 78 63 33 27 45.2
Mean monthly sunshine hours 306.9 277.2 275.9 279.0 266.6 228.0 182.9 182.9 195.0 251.1 303.0 313.1 3,061.6
Percent possible sunshine 86 84 73 75 67 55 46 47 53 68 87 87 69
Source: NOAA[2]

References

  1. The most frequently encountered spelling is Kadugli, used in The Times Atlas of the World and other sources.
  2. "Kadugli (Kaduqli) Climate Normals 1961–1990". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved January 18, 2016.


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