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Ouagadougou vs Douala Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso and Douala, Cameroon is approximately 1,547 km or 961 mi.
  • To reach Ouagadougou in this distance one would set out from Douala bearing 307.6° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Ouagadougou bearing 305.9° or NW .
  • Ouagadougou has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Douala has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Ouagadougou is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Douala is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 2.1 °C (3.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.8 °C (8.6°F) more in Ouagadougou. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2954.2 mm (116.3 in) less which is equivalent to 2954.2 l/m² (72.5 US gal/ft²) or 29,542,000 l/ha (3,158,236 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • There are 1757 more hours of sunlight per year in Ouagadougou. In whichever way circa 4h 48' more per day or about 2 3/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.8° lower in Ouagadougou than in Douala.
  • Relative humidity levels are 41.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.1°C (19.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Ouagadougou relative to Douala. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Douala vs Ouagadougou.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 1 (+2) +5 (+8) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +5 (+10) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) +5 (+10) +5 (+10) 4 (+7) +5 (+9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) +0 (+1) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) -1 (-2) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -4 (-7) -1 (-1) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) -1 (-1) +0 (+1) +0 (+1) -1 (-2) -6 (-11) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -36 (-1) -62 (-2) -155 (-6) -214 (-8) -189 (-7) -307 (-12) -492 (-19) -475 (-19) -482 (-19) -377 (-15) -133 (-5) -35 (-1) -2954 (-116)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -8 ( -26) -8 ( -28) -14 ( -45) -15 ( -50) -17 ( -55) -15 ( -50) -18 ( -58) -15 ( -48) -17 ( -57) -22 ( -71) -15 ( -50) -7 ( -23)   -171 ( -47)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 56' +3h 57' +4h 44' +3h 22' +4h 15' +5h 06' +6h 00' +4h 27' +4h 50' +5h 42' +5h 20' +4h 56'   +4h 48'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 26' -0h 16' -0h 03' +0h 11' +0h 23' +0h 29' +0h 26' +0h 16' +0h 02' -0h 11' -0h 23' -0h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8.3 -8.2 -8.1 +7.4 +8.3 +8.3 +8.3 +7.3 -8 -8.2 -8.3 -8.4   -1.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -55 -56 -56 -48 -39 -33 -24 -17 -24 -39 -50 -55   -41.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -23 (-41) -20.5 (-37) -17.4 (-31) -11.4 (-21) -6.5 (-12) -4.8 (-9) -2.6 (-5) -2.1 (-4) -3.7 (-7) -7.5 (-14) -13.5 (-24) -19.7 (-35) -11.1 (-20)

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