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Ouagadougou vs Kandahar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso and Kandahar, Afghanistan is approximately 7,160 km or 4,449 mi.
  • To reach Ouagadougou in this distance one would set out from Kandahar bearing 269.1° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Ouagadougou bearing 240.8° or WSW .
  • Ouagadougou has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Kandahar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Ouagadougou is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Kandahar is in or near the warm temperate desert scrub biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 10.3 °C (18.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.8 °C (33.8°F) less in Ouagadougou. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 706.4 mm (27.8 in) more which is equivalent to 706.4 l/m² (17.34 US gal/ft²) or 7,064,000 l/ha (755,188 US gal/ac) more. About 4 5/7 as much.
  • There are 433 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Ouagadougou. In whichever way circa 1h 10' less per day or about 7/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.3° higher in Ouagadougou than in Kandahar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.8°C (15.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+37) +22 (+40) +18 (+33) +11 (+20) +4 (+7) -3 (-6) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) +-2 (-4) +8 (+14) +15 (+27) +20 (+35) +8 (+15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+35) +21 (+37) +18 (+32) +12 (+22) +7 (+12) 0 (0) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) +4 (+7) +12 (+21) +18 (+32) +19 (+34) +10 (+18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+29) +18 (+32) +16 (+29) +14 (+25) +10 (+18) +5 (+8) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +10 (+17) +15 (+26) +19 (+34) +16 (+29) +12 (+21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -54 (-2) -40 (-2) -28 (-1) -3 (0) +81 (+3) +122 (+5) +201 (+8) +279 (+11) +144 (+6) +31 (+1) -6 (0) -20 (-1) +706 (+28)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2 ( -6) -9 ( -32) -2 ( -6) -8 ( -27) +6 (+19) +9 (+30) +11 (+35) +14 (+45) +10 (+33) +3 (+10) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0)   +33 (+9)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 11' +2h 15' +1h 15' -0h 04' -3h 11' -4h 12' -4h 19' -6h 13' -3h 22' -0h 40' +0h 26' +1h 54'   -1h 10'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 09' +0h 43' +0h 07' -0h 29' -1h 01' -1h 18' -1h 10' -0h 43' -0h 06' +0h 31' +1h 02' +1h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +19.1 +19.1 +19.1 +19.1 +3.4 -3 +2.9 +18.6 +19 +18.9 +19 +19.1   +14.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -39 -40 -30 -13 +10 +26 +37 +42 +36 +15 -10 -29   +0.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +1.7 (+3) +2.4 (+4) +2.1 (+4) +5.1 (+9) +10.1 (+18) +11.5 (+21) +10.6 (+19) +12.6 (+23) +17.2 (+31) +16.1 (+29) +11.5 (+21) +5 (+9) +8.8 (+16)

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