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Ouagadougou vs Nairobi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso and Nairobi, Kenya is approximately 4,489 km or 2,789 mi.
  • To reach Ouagadougou in this distance one would set out from Nairobi bearing 290.9° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Ouagadougou bearing 287.1° or WNW .
  • Ouagadougou has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Nairobi has a subtropical highland climate with no dry season (Cfb).
  • Ouagadougou is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Nairobi is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 11.1 °C (20°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F) more in Ouagadougou. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 28 mm (1.1 in) less which is equivalent to 28 l/m² (0.69 US gal/ft²) or 280,000 l/ha (29,934 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 506 more hours of sunlight per year in Ouagadougou. In whichever way circa 1h 22' more per day or about 1 1/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.8° lower in Ouagadougou than in Nairobi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 34.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.9°C (1.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Ouagadougou relative to Nairobi. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Nairobi 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 (+20) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +12 (+21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +10 (+18) +13 (+23) +14 (+24) +14 (+25) +14 (+24) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +11 (+19) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +8 (+14) +11 (+20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +12 (+22) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +13 (+23) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +4 (+7) +10 (+18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -45 (-2) -49 (-2) -88 (-3) -190 (-7) -77 (-3) +76 (+3) +184 (+7) +254 (+10) +118 (+5) -21 (-1) -108 (-4) -82 (-3) -28 (-1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -11) -7 ( -23) -12 ( -40) -8 ( -26) +3 (+10) +8 (+26) +10 (+32) +6 (+20) -2 ( -6) -11 ( -37) -7 ( -23)   -27 ( -7)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 09' -0h 31' +0h 21' +1h 18' +2h 30' +2h 18' +3h 01' +1h 19' +1h 06' +2h 09' +2h 20' +0h 46'   +1h 22'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 42' -0h 26' -0h 04' +0h 18' +0h 37' +0h 47' +0h 42' +0h 26' +0h 04' -0h 18' -0h 38' -0h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -13.5 -13.3 -9.8 +12.7 +13.6 +13.6 +13.6 +12.6 -9.2 -13.2 -13.6 -13.7   -1.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -53 -49 -49 -48 -37 -28 -17 -8 -10 -20 -42 -51   -34.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -13.4 (-24) -9.8 (-18) -7.4 (-13) -3.1 (-6) +2.8 (+5) +5.6 (+10) +8.1 (+15) +8.8 (+16) +7.5 (+14) +3.5 (+6) -3.2 (-6) -10 (-18) -0.9 (-2)

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