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Ouagadougou vs Mzuzu Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso and Mzuzu, Malawi is approximately 4,732 km or 2,940 mi.
  • To reach Ouagadougou in this distance one would set out from Mzuzu bearing 302.9° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Ouagadougou bearing 302.6° or WNW .
  • Ouagadougou has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Mzuzu has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Ouagadougou is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Mzuzu is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 11.1 °C (19.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.6 °C (1.1°F) more in Ouagadougou. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 391.6 mm (15.4 in) less which is equivalent to 391.6 l/m² (9.61 US gal/ft²) or 3,916,000 l/ha (418,646 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.4° higher in Ouagadougou than in Mzuzu.
  • Relative humidity levels are 40.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2°C (3.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +11 (+21) +15 (+27) +16 (+28) +16 (+29) +16 (+28) +13 (+23) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +11 (+20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +9 (+15) +12 (+22) +14 (+25) +16 (+28) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +11 (+19) +10 (+17) +9 (+15) +6 (+11) +11 (+20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) +4 (+6) +7 (+13) +11 (+20) +14 (+26) +16 (+29) +17 (+30) +15 (+28) +14 (+26) +11 (+20) +8 (+14) +1 (+2) +10 (+18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -203 (-8) -178 (-7) -211 (-8) -197 (-8) +24 (+1) +93 (+4) +173 (+7) +268 (+11) +134 (+5) -2 (0) -95 (-4) -197 (-8) -392 (-15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 13' -0h 46' -0h 08' +0h 31' +1h 05' +1h 22' +1h 14' +0h 46' +0h 07' -0h 33' -1h 06' -1h 22'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23.5 -19.6 -0.3 +22.8 +23.8 +23.8 +23.7 +22.7 +0.4 -19.6 -23.4 -23.8   +0.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -63 -63 -65 -58 -45 -35 -21 -10 -7 -18 -40 -57   -40.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -17.2 (-31) -14.1 (-25) -11.1 (-20) -4.7 (-8) +2.8 (+5) +6.9 (+12) +9.7 (+17) +9.9 (+18) +8.5 (+15) +3.6 (+6) -5.1 (-9) -13.2 (-24) -2 (-4)

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