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Ouagadougou vs Zurich Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso and Zurich, Switzerland is approximately 4,007 km or 2,490 mi.
  • To reach Ouagadougou in this distance one would set out from Zurich bearing 196.9° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Ouagadougou bearing 191.6° or SSW .
  • Ouagadougou has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Zurich has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Ouagadougou is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Zurich is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 20.3 °C (36.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.2 °C (18.4°F) less in Ouagadougou. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 204 mm (8 in) less which is equivalent to 204 l/m² (5.01 US gal/ft²) or 2,040,000 l/ha (218,090 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • There are 1338 more hours of sunlight per year in Ouagadougou. In whichever way circa 3h 40' more per day or about 1 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 30.2° higher in Ouagadougou than in Zurich.
  • Relative humidity levels are 40.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.8°C (12.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +31 (+56) +33 (+60) +32 (+58) +27 (+48) +21 (+38) +16 (+29) +11 (+19) +10 (+17) +14 (+25) +22 (+40) +29 (+53) +32 (+57) +23 (+42)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +25 (+45) +28 (+50) +27 (+49) +25 (+44) +20 (+36) +15 (+26) +10 (+19) +10 (+18) +14 (+24) +20 (+36) +25 (+45) +25 (+46) +20 (+36)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+34) +22 (+39) +22 (+40) +22 (+40) +18 (+33) +13 (+24) +11 (+19) +10 (+18) +13 (+24) +17 (+31) +20 (+37) +18 (+33) +17 (+31)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -69 (-3) -68 (-3) -57 (-2) -73 (-3) -22 (-1) -3 (0) +85 (+3) +145 (+6) +50 (+2) -36 (-1) -81 (-3) -75 (-3) -204 (-8)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -14 ( -45) -12 ( -42) -10 ( -32) -10 ( -33) -8 ( -26) -6 ( -20) -3 ( -10) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -7) -8 ( -26) -11 ( -37) -12 ( -39)   -96 ( -26)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +7h 27' +6h 07' +4h 15' +2h 34' +1h 50' +0h 42' -0h 21' -1h 21' +1h 34' +5h 46' +7h 42' +7h 50'   +3h 40'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 37' +1h 36' +0h 17' -1h 06' -2h 19' -2h 57' -2h 40' -1h 36' -0h 15' +1h 08' +2h 21' +2h 57'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +34.9 +34.8 +34.9 +34.9 +19.3 +12.8 +18.8 +34.5 +35 +34.8 +34.9 +35   +30.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -66 -61 -55 -44 -33 -25 -11 -10 -21 -40 -54 -62   -40.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.1 (+4) +4.8 (+9) +5.7 (+10) +8.3 (+15) +9.2 (+17) +7.2 (+13) +7.3 (+13) +7.2 (+13) +8.3 (+15) +9 (+16) +8.2 (+15) +4.7 (+8) +6.8 (+12)

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