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Ouagadougou vs Cayenne Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso and Cayenne, French Guiana is approximately 5,644 km or 3,507 mi.
  • To reach Ouagadougou in this distance one would set out from Cayenne bearing 78° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Ouagadougou bearing 86.1° or E .
  • Ouagadougou has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Cayenne has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Ouagadougou is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Cayenne is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2 °C (3.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.5 °C (11.7°F) more in Ouagadougou. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2847 mm (112.1 in) less which is equivalent to 2847 l/m² (69.87 US gal/ft²) or 28,470,000 l/ha (3,043,632 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • There are 807 more hours of sunlight per year in Ouagadougou. In whichever way circa 2h 13' more per day or about 1 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.7° lower in Ouagadougou than in Cayenne.
  • Relative humidity levels are 38.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.4°C (18.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 4 (+7) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) 5 (+9) +5 (+9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) +3 (+5) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) -1 (-1) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -3 (-5) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -6 (-11) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -431 (-17) -421 (-17) -419 (-16) -464 (-18) -507 (-20) -335 (-13) -71 (-3) +136 (+5) +112 (+4) -9 (0) -121 (-5) -317 (-12) -2847 (-112)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -23 ( -74) -19 ( -67) -19 ( -61) -16 ( -53) -19 ( -61) -17 ( -57) -10 ( -32) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) -1 ( -3) -10 ( -33) -20 ( -65)   -150 ( -41)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 19' +4h 55' +4h 38' +4h 00' +4h 05' +2h 22' +0h 36' -1h 48' -1h 36' +0h 40' +1h 36' +2h 50'   +2h 13'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 23' -0h 14' -0h 02' +0h 10' +0h 20' +0h 26' +0h 23' +0h 14' +0h 02' -0h 10' -0h 21' -0h 26'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -7.5 -7.5 -7.4 +6.6 +7.5 +7.5 +7.4 +6.4 -7.2 -7.3 -7.4 -7.5   -1.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -61 -59 -60 -53 -43 -30 -13 -4 -9 -25 -44 -56   -38.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -22.8 (-41) -19.2 (-35) -16.5 (-30) -11.9 (-21) -6.2 (-11) -4.9 (-9) -2.2 (-4) -1.9 (-3) -2.3 (-4) -5.8 (-10) -12.3 (-22) -19.3 (-35) -10.4 (-19)

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