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Mogadishu vs Kandahar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mogadishu, Somalia and Kandahar, Afghanistan is approximately 3,919 km or 2,435 mi.
  • To reach Mogadishu in this distance one would set out from Kandahar bearing 217.3° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Mogadishu bearing 211.2° or SSW .
  • Mogadishu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Kandahar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Mogadishu is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Kandahar is in or near the warm temperate desert scrub biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 8.5 °C (15.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 23.8 °C (42.8°F) less in Mogadishu. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 208.4 mm (8.2 in) more which is equivalent to 208.4 l/m² (5.11 US gal/ft²) or 2,084,000 l/ha (222,793 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • There are 381 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Mogadishu. In whichever way circa 1h 01' less per day or about 8/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.2° higher in Mogadishu than in Kandahar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 39.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 19.8°C (35.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+32) +15 (+27) +9 (+17) +4 (+7) +-3 (-6) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -9 (-17) +-5 (-9) +3 (+5) +10 (+18) +16 (+28) +3 (+6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+39) +19 (+34) +14 (+25) +9 (+16) +3 (+5) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -3 (-6) +3 (+5) +10 (+17) +17 (+30) +20 (+35) +9 (+15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +23 (+41) +21 (+37) +18 (+32) +14 (+25) +9 (+17) +5 (+8) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +10 (+17) +16 (+28) +21 (+37) +22 (+40) +13 (+24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -53 (-2) -42 (-2) -32 (-1) +39 (+2) +54 (+2) +82 (+3) +56 (+2) +39 (+2) +23 (+1) +25 (+1) +29 (+1) -11 (0) +208 (+8)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2 ( -6) -10 ( -35) -3 ( -10) -6 ( -20) +7 (+23) +13 (+43) +13 (+42) +10 (+32) +5 (+17) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +1 (+3)   +35 (+9)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 54' +2h 13' +1h 17' +0h 16' -2h 54' -4h 58' -4h 21' -3h 46' -1h 38' -1h 19' -0h 16' +1h 13'   -1h 01'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 42' +1h 03' +0h 11' -0h 43' -1h 30' -1h 54' -1h 43' -1h 03' -0h 10' +0h 45' +1h 31' +1h 54'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +29.3 +29.2 +28.8 +9.7 -6.9 -13.3 -7.4 +9.3 +28.6 +29 +29.3 +29.4   +16.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +20 +16 +25 +34 +47 +56 +55 +55 +56 +49 +38 +26   +39.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) +24.6 (+44) +21.4 (+39) +19.5 (+35) +17.6 (+32) +17 (+31) +16.4 (+30) +12.9 (+23) +15 (+27) +20.5 (+37) +23.4 (+42) +25.1 (+45) +24.5 (+44) +19.8 (+36)

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