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Ouagadougou vs Yaounde Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso and Yaounde, Cameroon is approximately 1,718 km or 1,068 mi.
  • To reach Ouagadougou in this distance one would set out from Yaounde bearing 304.2° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Ouagadougou bearing 302.4° or WNW .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Ouagadougou is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Yaounde is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 5 °C (8.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.3 °C (9.5°F) more in Ouagadougou. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 731.3 mm (28.8 in) less which is equivalent to 731.3 l/m² (17.95 US gal/ft²) or 7,313,000 l/ha (781,808 US gal/ac) less. About 5/9 as much.
  • There are 1368 more hours of sunlight per year in Ouagadougou. In whichever way circa 3h 44' more per day or about 1 5/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.8° lower in Ouagadougou than in Yaounde.
  • Relative humidity levels are 29.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.7°C (10.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +6 (+12) +10 (+18) +10 (+17) +9 (+17) +9 (+15) +7 (+12) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +7 (+13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +3 (+6) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +5 (+10) +4 (+6) +4 (+8) +6 (+10) +5 (+10) +2 (+4) +5 (+9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) -2 (-4) +3 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -17 (-1) -49 (-2) -127 (-5) -164 (-6) -137 (-5) -40 (-2) +134 (+5) +178 (+7) -110 (-4) -263 (-10) -110 (-4) -25 (-1) -731 (-29)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -11) -11 ( -35) -13 ( -43) -12 ( -39) -6 ( -20) +2 (+6) +4 (+13) -10 ( -33) -19 ( -61) -14 ( -47) -5 ( -16)   -90 ( -25)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 21' +3h 06' +4h 07' +3h 14' +3h 36' +4h 10' +4h 30' +2h 52' +3h 40' +5h 03' +4h 02' +3h 07'   +3h 44'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 26' -0h 16' -0h 03' +0h 11' +0h 23' +0h 29' +0h 27' +0h 16' +0h 02' -0h 11' -0h 23' -0h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8.5 -8.4 -8.2 +7.6 +8.5 +8.5 +8.5 +7.5 -8.2 -8.3 -8.5 -8.5   -1.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -43 -43 -45 -39 -30 -24 -12 -8 -13 -28 -36 -37   -29.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -16.5 (-30) -14.8 (-27) -12.2 (-22) -6.5 (-12) -1.6 (-3) -0.2 (0) +2.3 (+4) +1.6 (+3) +1 (+2) -2.5 (-5) -7.3 (-13) -12.2 (-22) -5.7 (-10)

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