Southern Africa, bordering South Atlantic Ocean
824,292 sq. km.
GDP - per capita
Population below national poverty line
CO2 emission estimates – per capita (metric tons)
- In the past 50 years precipitation decreased in central and south-western Namibia by up to 1.5% in some areas. Increases in precipitation have been recorded in eastern Namibia.
- Annual temperature has shown larger increases in northern and eastern Namibia, with smaller increases in southern and western Namibia over the 1951-2002 period. The hottest months of December and January saw increases of approximately 0.25 ̊C to 0.50 ̊C.
- Mean annual precipitation is projected to decrease by 7% from the 1980-1999 average by 2020-2039, with the March-May period expected to have the largest decrease and June-August the only period expected to have the same or higher precipitation.
- Mean annual temperate is projected to increase by 2 ̊C from the 1980-1999 average by 2020-2039.