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Mogadishu vs Ouagadougou Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mogadishu, Somalia and Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso is approximately 5,287 km or 3,285 mi.
  • To reach Mogadishu in this distance one would set out from Ouagadougou bearing 98.7° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Mogadishu bearing 104.9° or ESE .
  • Mogadishu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Ouagadougou has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Mogadishu is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Ouagadougou is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 1.7 °C (3.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5 °C (9°F) less in Mogadishu. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 498 mm (19.6 in) less which is equivalent to 498 l/m² (12.22 US gal/ft²) or 4,980,000 l/ha (532,395 US gal/ac) less. About 4/9 as much.
  • There are 52 more hours of sunlight per year in Mogadishu. In whichever way circa 0h 08' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.9° higher in Mogadishu than in Ouagadougou.
  • Relative humidity levels are 39.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11°C (19.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

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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