oa Madoqua - Climate of the central Namib Desert

Volume 14, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1011-5498



Data from eight meteorological stations in the centraI Namib Desert have been summarised for the period 1976 to 1981. Figures for temperature, humidity, rainfall, fog precipitation and hourly wind speed and direction are given for all stations. Data on evaporation, sunshine, solar radiation and soil temperature are included for Gobabeb only. Using these data a brief descriptionption of the climate of the region and examples of some typical weather conditions are presented.

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