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Mogadishu vs Minicoy Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mogadishu, Somalia and Minicoy, Lakshadweep is approximately 3,155 km or 1,960 mi.
  • To reach Mogadishu in this distance one would set out from Minicoy bearing 258.8° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Mogadishu bearing 256.2° or WSW .
  • Mogadishu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Minicoy has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The average annual temperature is 0.9 °C (1.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.7 °C (1.3°F) more in Mogadishu. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1214 mm (47.8 in) less which is equivalent to 1214 l/m² (29.79 US gal/ft²) or 12,140,000 l/ha (1,297,847 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.7° higher in Mogadishu than in Minicoy.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.6°C (1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) 0 (+0) 0 (0) -1 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) 0 (-1) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) 0 (0) -1 (-1) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) -1 (-1) +0 (+0) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -12 (0) -23 (-1) -12 (0) -2 (0) -133 (-5) -211 (-8) -172 (-7) -201 (-8) -161 (-6) -120 (-5) -109 (-4) -58 (-2) -1214 (-48)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -7) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) -5 ( -16) -8 ( -27) -6 ( -19) -6 ( -19) -9 ( -30) -9 ( -29) -6 ( -20) -3 ( -10)   -57 ( -16)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 19' +0h 12' +0h 02' -0h 08' -0h 17' -0h 21' -0h 19' -0h 12' -0h 01' +0h 08' +0h 17' +0h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +6.2 +6.2 +5.8 -6.3 -6.3 -6.3 -6.2 -6.2 +5.6 +6.1 +6.2 +6.2   +0.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +4 +1 +3 +2 +1 -1 +1 +0 +1 +0 +1 +2   +1.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.4 (+1) -0.7 (-1) +0.3 (+1) +0.1 (+0) -0.8 (-1) -1.2 (-2) -1.5 (-3) -1.4 (-3) -1.3 (-2) -0.7 (-1) +0.2 (+0) -0.1 (0) -0.6 (-1)

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