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Ouagadougou vs Mogadishu Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso and Mogadishu, Somalia is approximately 5,287 km or 3,285 mi.
  • To reach Ouagadougou in this distance one would set out from Mogadishu bearing 284.9° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Ouagadougou bearing 278.7° or W .
  • Ouagadougou has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Mogadishu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Ouagadougou is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Mogadishu is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.7 °C (3.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5 °C (9°F) more in Ouagadougou. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 498 mm (19.6 in) more which is equivalent to 498 l/m² (12.22 US gal/ft²) or 4,980,000 l/ha (532,395 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/4 as much.
  • There are 52 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Ouagadougou. In whichever way circa 0h 08' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.9° lower in Ouagadougou than in Mogadishu.
  • Relative humidity levels are 39.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11°C (19.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 3 (+5) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) 4 (+7) +5 (+9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) +2 (+4) +4 (+6) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) -1 (-2) +2 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +1 (+2) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-2) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -6 (-11) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -1 (0) +2 (+0) +4 (+0) -42 (-2) +27 (+1) +40 (+2) +145 (+6) +240 (+9) +121 (+5) +6 (+0) -35 (-1) -9 (0) +498 (+20)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) +1 (+4) +1 (+3) -2 ( -7) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13) -2 ( -6) +4 (+13) +5 (+17) 0 ( 0) -3 ( -10) -1 ( -3)   -2 ( -1)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 17' +0h 02' -0h 01' -0h 20' -0h 17' +0h 46' +0h 01' -2h 27' -1h 44' +0h 38' +0h 42' +0h 40'   -0h 08'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 32' -0h 20' -0h 03' +0h 13' +0h 28' +0h 35' +0h 32' +0h 20' +0h 03' -0h 14' -0h 28' -0h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -10.2 -10.1 -9.7 +9.4 +10.3 +10.3 +10.3 +9.3 -9.6 -10.1 -10.3 -10.3   -1.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -59 -56 -55 -47 -37 -30 -18 -13 -20 -34 -48 -55   -39.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -22.9 (-41) -19 (-34) -17.4 (-31) -12.5 (-23) -6.9 (-12) -4.9 (-9) -2.3 (-4) -2.4 (-4) -3.3 (-6) -7.3 (-13) -13.6 (-24) -19.5 (-35) -11 (-20)

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