This page contains general information regarding some climatological aspects of Taï . It provides a listing of temperature and rainfall. Source numbers correspond to the Works Cited list located at the bottom of this page. Figures within articles/books, etc. that contain data (such as graphs), but could not be reproduced here are given as well for your reference. They are designated (REF ONLY).
Average temp = 24°C
Temp = 24-28°C
Temperature varies between 24-28°C
Source #1 The climate is characterized by two rainy seasons (March-June and Sept. - October) and two dry seasons (July-Aug and Nov-Feb.) w/ approx. 1800mm rainfall per year.
Source #2 Average rainfall = 1800mm
Source#3 Rainy seasons = Mar-June & Sept. - Oct. Dry seasons = July - Aug. & Nov. - Feb.
Taï National Park, catchment area of the Audrenisrou, a tributary of the Cavaly
Somewhat wetter periods in April-July and Sept.- Nov.
South has aseasonal evergreen forest w/Dispyros spp. and Mapania spp. and a seasonal type with Eremospatha macrocarpa and Diospyros manii occuring north of the site.
Observation Period = August 4 to December 20, 1987
Gross precipitation totalled 1021.9mm distributed over 128 showers on 77 days
Averaged over all gauges, throughfall totalled 924.5mm, 90.5% of gross precipitation.
REF ONLY p.263 : Figure 1. Daily and cumulative daily rainfall , August 4th to December 20th, 1987. Daily totals (left axis) and cumulative daily totals (right axis), as measured during the experimental period, are shown. Note the very dry month of November.