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Mogadishu vs Kabul Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mogadishu, Somalia and Kabul, Afghanistan is approximately 4,380 km or 2,722 mi.
  • To reach Mogadishu in this distance one would set out from Kabul bearing 219.6° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Mogadishu bearing 211.7° or SSW .
  • Mogadishu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Kabul has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Mogadishu is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Kabul is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 15 °C (27.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 24.3 °C (43.7°F) less in Mogadishu. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 87 mm (3.4 in) more which is equivalent to 87 l/m² (2.14 US gal/ft²) or 870,000 l/ha (93,009 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/7 as much.
  • There are 2 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Mogadishu. In whichever way circa 0h 00' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.3° higher in Mogadishu than in Kabul.
  • Relative humidity levels are 26.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 20.9°C (37.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +26 (+46) +25 (+44) +19 (+33) +13 (+23) +7 (+12) +0 (0) +-3 (-6) +-3 (-5) +1 (+1) +8 (+14) +16 (+29) +23 (+41) +11 (+19)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +29 (+52) +27 (+49) +22 (+39) +16 (+29) +11 (+19) +4 (+8) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +6 (+11) +14 (+25) +22 (+39) +26 (+48) +15 (+27)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +30 (+54) +29 (+52) +24 (+44) +20 (+36) +16 (+29) +12 (+21) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +14 (+24) +20 (+36) +25 (+45) +28 (+50) +19 (+35)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -33 (-1) -60 (-2) -59 (-2) -14 (-1) +33 (+1) +81 (+3) +52 (+2) +38 (+2) +21 (+1) +23 (+1) +17 (+1) -13 (0) +87 (+3)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -8 ( -26) -9 ( -32) -9 ( -29) -4 ( -13) +1 (+3) +11 (+37) +12 (+39) +9 (+29) +4.5 (+15) +2 (+6) +2 (+7) -3 ( -10)   +8.5 (+2)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 46' +2h 56' +3h 27' +1h 56' -1h 17' -4h 18' -4h 03' -3h 00' -0h 50' -0h 42' +0h 54' +2h 19'   +0h 00'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 55' +1h 11' +0h 13' -0h 49' -1h 42' -2h 09' -1h 57' -1h 12' -0h 11' +0h 51' +1h 43' +2h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +32.4 +32.2 +31.8 +12.8 -3.8 -10.3 -4.3 +12.4 +31.7 +32.1 +32.3 +32.5   +19.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +10 +5 +10 +14 +29 +43 +43 +42 +41 +36 +26 +15   +26.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +29.2 (+53) +26.6 (+48) +23 (+41) +18.6 (+33) +17.4 (+31) +16 (+29) +13 (+23) +13.4 (+24) +16.9 (+30) +22.3 (+40) +26.1 (+47) +27.8 (+50) +20.9 (+38)

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