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Mogadishu vs Khost Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mogadishu, Somalia and Khost, Afghanistan is approximately 4,323 km or 2,686 mi.
  • To reach Mogadishu in this distance one would set out from Khost bearing 221.5° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Mogadishu bearing 213.6° or SSW .
  • Mogadishu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Khost has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Mogadishu is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Khost is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 10 °C (18.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.2 °C (36.4°F) less in Mogadishu. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 77.5 mm (3.1 in) less which is equivalent to 77.5 l/m² (1.9 US gal/ft²) or 775,000 l/ha (82,853 US gal/ac) less. About 5/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.1° higher in Mogadishu than in Khost.
  • Relative humidity levels are 19.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 14°C (25.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+31) +16 (+29) +12 (+21) +7 (+12) +1 (+1) -5 (-10) -5 (-8) -3 (-6) +-2 (-3) +4 (+6) +11 (+20) +16 (+29) +6 (+10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +22 (+39) +20 (+35) +16 (+28) +12 (+21) +5 (+10) -1 (-2) -1 (-3) 0 (-1) +3 (+5) +9 (+16) +17 (+30) +21 (+37) +10 (+18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +24 (+43) +22 (+39) +19 (+35) +16 (+28) +11 (+19) +4 (+8) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +7 (+12) +14 (+25) +20 (+37) +23 (+41) +14 (+24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -25 (-1) -54 (-2) -53 (-2) -7 (0) +16 (+1) +60 (+2) -18 (-1) -22 (-1) -8 (0) +19 (+1) +24 (+1) -12 (0) -78 (-3)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 50' +1h 08' +0h 12' -0h 47' -1h 37' -2h 03' -1h 51' -1h 08' -0h 10' +0h 48' +1h 38' +2h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (┬°) +31.2 +31 +30.6 +11.6 -5 -11.5 -5.5 +11.2 +30.5 +30.9 +31.1 +31.3   +18.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +18 +13 +13 +16 +27 +33 +17 +12 +18 +22 +22 +19   +19.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ┬°C & (┬°F) +24.4 (+44) +21.5 (+39) +18.1 (+33) +14.7 (+26) +11.9 (+21) +7.7 (+14) +2.6 (+5) +2.3 (+4) +6.7 (+12) +13.8 (+25) +20.7 (+37) +23.7 (+43) +14 (+25)

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