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Ouagadougou vs Lubumbashi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso and Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic Of The Congo is approximately 4,169 km or 2,590 mi.
  • To reach Ouagadougou in this distance one would set out from Lubumbashi bearing 308.9° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Ouagadougou bearing 308.7° or NW .
  • Ouagadougou has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Lubumbashi has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • Ouagadougou is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Lubumbashi is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 7.8 °C (14°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1 °C (1.8°F) more in Ouagadougou. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 390 mm (15.4 in) less which is equivalent to 390 l/m² (9.57 US gal/ft²) or 3,900,000 l/ha (416,936 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 247 more hours of sunlight per year in Ouagadougou. In whichever way circa 0h 41' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.5° higher in Ouagadougou than in Lubumbashi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 27.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.3°C (4.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +10 (+18) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +8 (+14) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +8 (+14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +7 (+12) +10 (+17) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +8 (+14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +11 (+20) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) 0 (0) +8 (+14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -250 (-10) -313 (-12) -198 (-8) -39 (-2) +80 (+3) +122 (+5) +203 (+8) +280 (+11) +140 (+6) +5 (+0) -155 (-6) -265 (-10) -390 (-15)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -24 ( -77) -23 ( -81) -17 ( -55) -5 ( -17) +5 (+16) +9 (+30) +11 (+35) +14 (+45) +9 (+30) 0 ( 0) -14 ( -47) -24 ( -77)   -59 ( -16)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 44' +4h 42' +3h 21' +0h 20' -0h 52' -1h 52' -2h 52' -4h 34' -2h 42' +0h 21' +3h 00' +4h 44'   +0h 41'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 14' -0h 46' -0h 08' +0h 32' +1h 06' +1h 23' +1h 15' +0h 46' +0h 07' -0h 33' -1h 07' -1h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23.7 -19.6 -0.1 +23.1 +24 +24 +23.9 +22.9 +0.6 -19.5 -23.6 -24   +0.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -63 -65 -61 -47 -25 -12 +6 +21 +17 -4 -40 -58   -27.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -19.3 (-35) -16.5 (-30) -12.8 (-23) -5.3 (-10) +3.9 (+7) +8.7 (+16) +11.8 (+21) +12.3 (+22) +9.7 (+17) +3.2 (+6) -7.5 (-14) -15.3 (-28) -2.3 (-4)

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