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Mogadishu vs Cairo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mogadishu, Somalia and Cairo, Egypt is approximately 3,451 km or 2,144 mi.
  • To reach Mogadishu in this distance one would set out from Cairo bearing 152.2° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Mogadishu bearing 156.2° or SSE .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Mogadishu is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Cairo is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 5.7 °C (10.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11 °C (19.8°F) less in Mogadishu. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 373 mm (14.7 in) more which is equivalent to 373 l/m² (9.15 US gal/ft²) or 3,730,000 l/ha (398,762 US gal/ac) more. About 15 1/3 as much.
  • There are 368 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Mogadishu. In whichever way circa 1h 00' less per day or about 8/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.8° higher in Mogadishu than in Cairo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 22% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.7°C (19.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) +-1 (-2) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) +0 (0) +5 (+9) +10 (+18) +2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +12 (+21) +11 (+20) +8 (+14) +4 (+6) 0 (-1) -2 (-3) -1 (-3) 0 (0) +4 (+7) +9 (+15) +12 (+22) +6 (+10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +10 (+18) +13 (+23) +8 (+15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -6 (0) -4 (0) +5 (+0) +56 (+2) +56 (+2) +82 (+3) +58 (+2) +40 (+2) +23 (+1) +26 (+1) +33 (+1) +4 (+0) +373 (+15)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -7) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) +6 (+19) +13 (+43) +13 (+42) +10 (+32) +4.5 (+15) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) 0 ( 0)   +51.5 (+14)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 46' +0h 36' +0h 25' -1h 02' -1h 38' -4h 38' -4h 25' -3h 09' -1h 32' -0h 48' +0h 26' +1h 58'   -1h 00'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 36' +0h 59' +0h 10' -0h 41' -1h 25' -1h 47' -1h 37' -0h 59' -0h 09' +0h 42' +1h 26' +1h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +27.9 +27.7 +27.4 +8.3 -8.3 -14.7 -8.7 +8 +27.3 +27.7 +27.9 +28   +14.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +19 +21 +22 +28 +31 +30 +22 +19 +20 +18 +17 +17   +22
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +16.7 (+30) +16 (+29) +15.9 (+29) +14.6 (+26) +11.5 (+21) +7.3 (+13) +3.7 (+7) +3.1 (+6) +4.7 (+8) +7.7 (+14) +12.1 (+22) +15.3 (+28) +10.7 (+19)

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