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Mogadishu vs Damascus Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mogadishu, Somalia and Damascus, Syria is approximately 3,608 km or 2,242 mi.
  • To reach Mogadishu in this distance one would set out from Damascus bearing 163.4° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Mogadishu bearing 166.2° or SSE .
  • Mogadishu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Damascus has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Mogadishu is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Damascus is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 9.6 °C (17.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.9 °C (30.4°F) less in Mogadishu. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 195.8 mm (7.7 in) more which is equivalent to 195.8 l/m² (4.81 US gal/ft²) or 1,958,000 l/ha (209,323 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • There are 551 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Mogadishu. In whichever way circa 1h 29' less per day or about 6/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.1° higher in Mogadishu than in Damascus.
  • Relative humidity levels are 27.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 16.4°C (29.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+33) +16 (+29) +13 (+24) +9 (+16) +2 (+4) +-3 (-6) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) +-3 (-6) +3 (+6) +11 (+20) +17 (+31) +6 (+11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+35) +18 (+32) +16 (+29) +13 (+23) +7 (+12) +2 (+3) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) +2 (+3) +7 (+13) +14 (+25) +18 (+33) +10 (+17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+37) +20 (+35) +20 (+35) +17 (+30) +12 (+22) +8 (+14) +5 (+10) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +12 (+21) +16 (+29) +19 (+35) +14 (+24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -43 (-2) -34 (-1) -18 (-1) +44 (+2) +50 (+2) +82 (+3) +58 (+2) +40 (+2) +23 (+1) +16 (+1) +9 (+0) -31 (-1) +196 (+8)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -9 ( -29) -7 ( -25) -5 ( -16) +1 (+3) +4 (+13) +13 (+43) +13 (+42) +10 (+32) +5 (+17) +2 (+6) -2 ( -7) -6 ( -19)   +19 (+5)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 54' +1h 48' +0h 23' -1h 26' -3h 13' -5h 58' -6h 29' -4h 56' -2h 48' -0h 56' +0h 28' +2h 17'   -1h 29'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 50' +1h 08' +0h 12' -0h 47' -1h 37' -2h 03' -1h 52' -1h 08' -0h 10' +0h 49' +1h 39' +2h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +31.2 +31 +30.7 +11.6 -5 -11.4 -5.5 +11.2 +30.6 +31 +31.2 +31.3   +18.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 +11 +19 +29 +38 +43 +44 +42 +38 +34 +18 +6   +27.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +20.1 (+36) +19.5 (+35) +19.9 (+36) +19.4 (+35) +17 (+31) +14 (+25) +11.7 (+21) +11.3 (+20) +11.8 (+21) +15.8 (+28) +17.2 (+31) +19 (+34) +16.4 (+30)

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