Average Weather in Leleni Mali
In Leleni, the wet season is hot, oppressive, and mostly cloudy and the dry season is sweltering and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 63°F to 101°F and is rarely below 58°F or above 105°F.
Based on the beach/pool score, the best time of year to visit Leleni for hot-weather activities is from early November to early March.
The hot season lasts for 2.5 months, from March 6 to May 20, with an average daily high temperature above 98°F. The hottest day of the year is April 8, with an average high of 101°F and low of 80°F.
The cool season lasts for 2.3 months, from July 10 to September 21, with an average daily high temperature below 89°F. The coldest day of the year is January 1, with an average low of 63°F and high of 89°F.
Average High and Low Temperature
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature
In Leleni, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The clearer part of the year in Leleni begins around October 22 and lasts for 5.0 months, ending around March 23. On January 5, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 65% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 35% of the time.
The cloudier part of the year begins around March 23 and lasts for 7.0 months, ending around October 22. On August 16, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 71% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 29% of the time.
Cloud Cover Categories
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Leleni varies very significantly throughout the year.
The wetter season lasts 4.3 months, from May 24 to October 1, with a greater than 45% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 90% on August 18.
The drier season lasts 7.7 months, from October 1 to May 24. The smallest chance of a wet day is 0% on January 1.
Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 90% on August 18.
Daily Chance of Precipitation
To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Leleni experiences extreme seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.
The rainy period of the year lasts for 6.5 months, from April 11 to October 28, with a sliding 31-day rainfall of at least 0.5 inches. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around August 16, with an average total accumulation of 7.9 inches.
The rainless period of the year lasts for 5.5 months, from October 28 to April 11. The least rain falls around December 20, with an average total accumulation of 0.0 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall
The length of the day in Leleni does not vary substantially over the course of the year, staying within 51 minutes of 12 hours throughout. In 2018, the shortest day is December 21, with 11 hours, 24 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 12 hours, 51 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight
The earliest sunrise is at 5:54 AM on June 1, and the latest sunrise is 52 minutes later at 6:46 AM on January 25. The earliest sunset is at 5:52 PM on November 18, and the latest sunset is 59 minutes later at 6:50 PM on July 9.
Daylight saving time (DST) is not observed in Leleni during 2018.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight
Leleni experiences extreme seasonal variation in the perceived humidity.
The muggier period of the year lasts for 7.0 months, from April 8 to November 9, during which time the comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable at least 25% of the time. The muggiest day of the year is August 21, with muggy conditions 100% of the time.
The least muggy day of the year is January 1, when muggy conditions are essentially unheard of.
Humidity Comfort Levels
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Leleni experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The windier part of the year lasts for 4.5 months, from November 23 to April 7, with average wind speeds of more than 7.5 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is February 7, with an average hourly wind speed of 9.8 miles per hour.
The calmer time of year lasts for 7.5 months, from April 7 to November 23. The calmest day of the year is September 22, with an average hourly wind speed of 5.1 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed
The predominant average hourly wind direction in Leleni varies throughout the year.
The wind is most often from the south for 6.5 months, from April 9 to October 23, with a peak percentage of 63% on June 15. The wind is most often from the east for 5.5 months, from October 23 to April 9, with a peak percentage of 54% on January 1.
Best Time of Year to Visit
To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Leleni throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.
The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Leleni for general outdoor tourist activities is from mid December to late January, with a peak score in the first week of January.
The beach/pool score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Leleni for hot-weather activities is from early November to early March, with a peak score in the second week of December.
For each hour between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM of each day in the analysis period (1980 to 2016), independent scores are computed for perceived temperature, cloud cover, and total precipitation. Those scores are combined into a single hourly composite score, which is then aggregated into days, averaged over all the years in the analysis period, and smoothed.
Our cloud cover score is 10 for fully clear skies, falling linearly to 9 for mostly clear skies, and to 1 for fully overcast skies.
Our precipitation score, which is based on the three-hour precipitation centered on the hour in question, is 10 for no precipitation, falling linearly to 9 for trace precipitation, and to 0 for 0.04 inches of precipitation or more.
Our tourism temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 50°F, rising linearly to 9 for 65°F, to 10 for 75°F, falling linearly to 9 for 80°F, and to 1 for 90°F or hotter.
Our beach/pool temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 65°F, rising linearly to 9 for 75°F, to 10 for 82°F, falling linearly to 9 for 90°F, and to 1 for 100°F or hotter.
Temperatures in Leleni are sufficiently warm year round that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss the growing season in these terms. We nevertheless include the chart below as an illustration of the distribution of temperatures experienced throughout the year.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season
Growing Degree Days
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy experiences some seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The brighter period of the year lasts for 2.3 months, from February 15 to April 26, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 6.3 kWh. The brightest day of the year is March 20, with an average of 6.6 kWh.
The darker period of the year lasts for 2.1 months, from July 12 to September 17, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 5.3 kWh. The darkest day of the year is August 20, with an average of 5.0 kWh.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Leleni are 12.389 deg latitude, -5.245 deg longitude, and 1,132 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Leleni contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 164 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,135 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (417 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (942 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Leleni is covered by cropland (53%), shrubs (24%), grassland (12%), and trees (10%), within 10 miles by cropland (55%) and shrubs (23%), and within 50 miles by cropland (52%) and shrubs (21%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Leleni, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Leleni.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Leleni according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Leleni is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Leleni and a given station.
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .