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Ouagadougou vs Edinburgh, Scotland Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso and Edinburgh, Scotland, Uk is approximately 4,856 km or 3,018 mi.
  • To reach Ouagadougou in this distance one would set out from Edinburgh, Scotland bearing 177.3° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Ouagadougou bearing 178.5° or S .
  • Ouagadougou has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Edinburgh, Scotland has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Ouagadougou is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Edinburgh, Scotland is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 20.4 °C (36.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.3 °C (5.9°F) less in Ouagadougou. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 229 mm (9 in) more which is equivalent to 229 l/m² (5.62 US gal/ft²) or 2,290,000 l/ha (244,816 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • There are 1647 more hours of sunlight per year in Ouagadougou. In whichever way circa 4h 30' more per day or about 2 1/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 38.8° higher in Ouagadougou than in Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • Relative humidity levels are 41.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.6°C (11.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +27 (+48) +31 (+55) +31 (+56) +28 (+50) +24 (+43) +19 (+34) +14 (+26) +13 (+23) +16 (+28) +22 (+39) +27 (+49) +28 (+51) +23 (+42)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+38) +25 (+45) +26 (+48) +25 (+46) +22 (+40) +17 (+31) +14 (+24) +12 (+22) +15 (+27) +20 (+35) +24 (+42) +22 (+40) +20 (+37)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+28) +20 (+36) +22 (+39) +23 (+41) +20 (+37) +15 (+28) +13 (+23) +12 (+21) +15 (+26) +17 (+31) +20 (+36) +16 (+29) +17 (+31)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -57 (-2) -40 (-2) -38 (-1) -25 (-1) +32 (+1) +71 (+3) +146 (+6) +215 (+8) +77 (+3) -32 (-1) -62 (-2) -58 (-2) +229 (+9)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -17 ( -55) -14 ( -50) -13 ( -42) -11 ( -37) -8 ( -26) -6 ( -20) -6 ( -19) -2 ( -6) -6 ( -20) -13 ( -42) -16 ( -53) -17 ( -55)   -129 ( -35)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +7h 11' +6h 13' +5h 29' +3h 28' +2h 40' +1h 46' +2h 05' +1h 05' +2h 54' +6h 09' +7h 30' +7h 36'   +4h 30'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 57' +2h 22' +0h 25' -1h 37' -3h 28' -4h 30' -4h 01' -2h 22' -0h 22' +1h 40' +3h 31' +4h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +43.5 +43.4 +43.5 +43.6 +27.9 +21.5 +27.4 +43.2 +43.6 +43.4 +43.4 +43.6   +38.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -65 -64 -61 -47 -36 -26 -16 -13 -20 -38 -53 -61   -41.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -1.3 (-2) +2 (+4) +3.7 (+7) +8.6 (+15) +10.8 (+19) +9.4 (+17) +9.3 (+17) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +8.9 (+16) +7 (+13) +1.9 (+3) +6.6 (+12)

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