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Babanusa

Babanusa
بابنوسة
Babanusa is located in Sudan
Babanusa
Babanusa
Location in Sudan
Coordinates: 11°20′N 27°48′E / 11.333°N 27.800°E / 11.333; 27.800
Country Sudan
StateWest Kordofan
Elevation
373 m (1,224 ft)

Babanusa (Arabic: بابنوسة) is a town in western Sudan.

History

In 1965, 72 Dinka civilians were massacred in the town by an Arab mob during the First Sudanese Civil War.[1][2][3]

In January 2024, the Siege of Babanusa began.

Climate

Climate data for Babanusa (1961–1990)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 40.7
(105.3)
42.0
(107.6)
44.6
(112.3)
44.0
(111.2)
43.7
(110.7)
42.5
(108.5)
38.2
(100.8)
37.8
(100.0)
39.3
(102.7)
40.0
(104.0)
41.0
(105.8)
39.8
(103.6)
44.6
(112.3)
Mean daily maximum °C (°F) 32.3
(90.1)
35.1
(95.2)
38.1
(100.6)
40.1
(104.2)
39.3
(102.7)
36.3
(97.3)
32.7
(90.9)
32.3
(90.1)
33.6
(92.5)
35.9
(96.6)
35.7
(96.3)
34.7
(94.5)
35.5
(95.9)
Daily mean °C (°F) 24.2
(75.6)
27.1
(80.8)
30.3
(86.5)
32.3
(90.1)
32.5
(90.5)
27.9
(82.2)
27.8
(82.0)
27.5
(81.5)
28.1
(82.6)
29.5
(85.1)
28.2
(82.8)
26.1
(79.0)
28.5
(83.3)
Mean daily minimum °C (°F) 16.1
(61.0)
19.1
(66.4)
22.6
(72.7)
24.5
(76.1)
25.7
(78.3)
19.5
(67.1)
22.9
(73.2)
22.7
(72.9)
22.6
(72.7)
23.0
(73.4)
20.7
(69.3)
17.5
(63.5)
21.4
(70.5)
Record low °C (°F) 7.7
(45.9)
11.2
(52.2)
11.2
(52.2)
14.0
(57.2)
19.0
(66.2)
14.6
(58.3)
17.0
(62.6)
16.9
(62.4)
17.7
(63.9)
16.9
(62.4)
14.2
(57.6)
8.6
(47.5)
7.7
(45.9)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 0.0
(0.0)
0.0
(0.0)
0.9
(0.04)
6.2
(0.24)
21.7
(0.85)
88.0
(3.46)
125.2
(4.93)
125.3
(4.93)
107.0
(4.21)
22.9
(0.90)
0.1
(0.00)
0.0
(0.0)
497.3
(19.58)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.8 3.5 7.8 11.0 12.2 9.6 3.7 0.1 0.0 49.0
Average relative humidity (%) 23 19 17 19 36 49 64 69 63 43 26 22 37.5
Mean monthly sunshine hours 316.2 280.0 282.1 279.0 282.1 243.0 201.5 210.8 228.0 266.6 309.0 313.1 3,211.4
Percent possible sunshine 89 87 75 75 71 62 51 51 61 73 89 90 73
Source: NOAA[4]

Transport

It is a railway junction on the national railway network where the line to Waw in South Sudan branches off to the south from the line westwards to Nyala.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Breaking silence on Abyei". Sudantribune.com. Retrieved 16 July 2022.
  2. ^ Osman, Mahgoub. "GREEN IS THE COLOR OF THE MASTERS The Legacy of Slavery and the Crisis of National Identity in Modern Sudan". Academia.
  3. ^ Joshua Craze. "Creating Facts on the Ground : Conflict Dynamics in Abyei" (PDF). Files.ethz.ch. Retrieved 16 July 2022.
  4. ^ "Babanusa Climate Normals 1961–1990". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved January 17, 2016.

11°20′00″N 27°48′00″E / 11.33333°N 27.80000°E / 11.33333; 27.80000


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