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Kadugli

Kadugli
كادوقلي
Kaduqli
Kadugli is located in Sudan
Kadugli
Kadugli
Location in Sudan
Coordinates: 11°1′0″N 29°43′0″E / 11.01667°N 29.71667°E / 11.01667; 29.71667
Country Sudan
StateSouth Kordofan
Population
 (2005)
 • Total92,674 (est)[citation needed]
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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.

History

The Battle of Kadugli broke out during the 2023 Sudan conflict.[2]

Economy

It is a trading centre for gum arabic and livestock. Industries include textiles, soap factories, and the production of leather.[3]

During the UNMIS (United Nations Mission in Sudan), Kaduqli was the Sector IV Headquarters. It housed the Egyptian Contingent and based the Indian Aviation Contingent's MI-17 helicopters.

Climate

Kaduqli has a hot semi-arid climate (Köppen climate classification BSh) characterized by consistently hot temperatures and distinct wet and dry seasons. March to May marks the hottest part of the year. The wet season lasts from May to September, with moderately high levels of rainfall and humidity. The dry season lasts from November to April, and conversely has very low humidity and almost no rainfall.[4]

Climate data for Kadugli (1991–2020 normals, 1961–2020 extremes)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 42.5
(108.5)
44.5
(112.1)
44.3
(111.7)
47
(117)
44.2
(111.6)
41.6
(106.9)
40.7
(105.3)
38
(100)
39.3
(102.7)
41.3
(106.3)
41.5
(106.7)
40.9
(105.6)
47
(117)
Mean daily maximum °C (°F) 34.6
(94.3)
36.9
(98.4)
39.4
(102.9)
40.4
(104.7)
38.2
(100.8)
34.6
(94.3)
32.1
(89.8)
31.2
(88.2)
32.7
(90.9)
35.1
(95.2)
36.7
(98.1)
35.2
(95.4)
35.6
(96.1)
Daily mean °C (°F) 26.0
(78.8)
28.3
(82.9)
31.0
(87.8)
32.4
(90.3)
31.2
(88.2)
28.6
(83.5)
27.0
(80.6)
26.2
(79.2)
26.8
(80.2)
27.8
(82.0)
28.2
(82.8)
26.8
(80.2)
28.4
(83.1)
Mean daily minimum °C (°F) 17.4
(63.3)
19.6
(67.3)
22.6
(72.7)
24.4
(75.9)
24.1
(75.4)
22.6
(72.7)
22.0
(71.6)
21.3
(70.3)
21.0
(69.8)
20.5
(68.9)
19.6
(67.3)
18.4
(65.1)
21.1
(70.0)
Record low °C (°F) 5
(41)
8.5
(47.3)
13
(55)
14.8
(58.6)
15
(59)
15.5
(59.9)
15.3
(59.5)
16.2
(61.2)
16.3
(61.3)
9.7
(49.5)
11.6
(52.9)
10
(50)
5
(41)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 0.2
(0.01)
0.0
(0.0)
1.1
(0.04)
8.9
(0.35)
69.4
(2.73)
114.9
(4.52)
132.0
(5.20)
165.1
(6.50)
136.8
(5.39)
80.8
(3.18)
0.4
(0.02)
0.0
(0.0)
709.5
(27.93)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 0.1 0.0 0.2 1.2 5.8 8.4 9.7 11.2 10.3 6.5 0.1 0.0 53.4
Average relative humidity (%) 19 15 15 23 40 57 68 73 71 58 30 24 41
Mean monthly sunshine hours 282.1 249.2 248.0 231.0 235.6 189.0 158.1 158.1 183.0 217.0 288.0 297.6 2,736.7
Source: NOAA[4][5]

References

  1. ^ The most frequently encountered spelling is Kadugli, used in The Times Atlas of the World and other sources.
  2. ^ "Sudan's western cities under fire as war spreads". Reuters. 2023-06-14. Retrieved 2023-06-19.
  3. ^ "Kāduqlī | Sudan | Britannica". www.britannica.com. Retrieved 2022-01-11.
  4. ^ a b "World Meteorological Organization Climate Normals for 1991-2020 — Kadugli". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved January 21, 2024.
  5. ^ "Kadugli (Kaduqli) Climate Normals 1961–1990". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved January 18, 2016.


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