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Mogadishu vs Herat Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mogadishu, Somalia and Herat, Afghanistan is approximately 3,984 km or 2,476 mi.
  • To reach Mogadishu in this distance one would set out from Herat bearing 209.7° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Mogadishu bearing 204.2° or SSW .
  • Mogadishu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Herat has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Mogadishu is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Herat is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The mean temperature is 11.2 °C (20.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 23.9 °C (43°F) less in Mogadishu. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 160.1 mm (6.3 in) more which is equivalent to 160.1 l/m² (3.93 US gal/ft²) or 1,601,000 l/ha (171,158 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.9° higher in Mogadishu than in Herat.
  • Relative humidity levels are 28.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 18°C (32.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+38) +18 (+33) +13 (+24) +8 (+14) +1 (+3) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) +-2 (-4) +5 (+9) +13 (+24) +19 (+34) +6 (+12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +24 (+42) +21 (+38) +18 (+32) +13 (+23) +6 (+11) 0 (0) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) +3 (+6) +11 (+20) +19 (+34) +22 (+40) +11 (+20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +26 (+47) +24 (+42) +21 (+38) +17 (+30) +12 (+21) +6 (+10) +2 (+3) +4 (+7) +10 (+18) +17 (+30) +23 (+41) +24 (+44) +15 (+28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -51 (-2) -45 (-2) -46 (-2) +29 (+1) +46 (+2) +82 (+3) +58 (+2) +40 (+2) +23 (+1) +25 (+1) +25 (+1) -27 (-1) +160 (+6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 54' +1h 10' +0h 13' -0h 49' -1h 41' -2h 07' -1h 55' -1h 11' -0h 11' +0h 50' +1h 42' +2h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +32.1 +31.9 +31.5 +12.4 -4.2 -10.6 -4.7 +12 +31.4 +31.8 +32 +32.1   +18.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 +6 +13 +19 +32 +45 +50 +50 +46 +36 +23 +11   +28.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +23.9 (+43) +21.4 (+39) +19.9 (+36) +16.6 (+30) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +11.9 (+21) +13.5 (+24) +16.1 (+29) +19.6 (+35) +23 (+41) +23.6 (+42) +18 (+32)

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