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Mogadishu vs Mahajanga/ Majunga Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mogadishu, Somalia and Mahajanga/ Majunga, Madagascar is approximately 1,971 km or 1,225 mi.
  • To reach Mogadishu in this distance one would set out from Mahajanga/ Majunga bearing 356.7° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Mogadishu bearing 356.8° or N .
  • Mogadishu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Mahajanga/ Majunga has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Mogadishu is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Mahajanga/ Majunga is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 0.7 °C (1.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.5 °C (0.9°F) less in Mogadishu. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1087 mm (42.8 in) less which is equivalent to 1087 l/m² (26.68 US gal/ft²) or 10,870,000 l/ha (1,162,075 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • There are 220 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Mogadishu. In whichever way circa 0h 35' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.1° higher in Mogadishu than in Mahajanga/ Majunga.
  • Relative humidity levels are 23.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.8°C (12.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-1) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-2) +-2 (-3) +-2 (-4) +-3 (-6) +-3 (-5) -1 (-2) 0 (-1) +-1 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+3) +1 (+1) +0 (+0) 0 (0) 0 (-1) +1 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) +1 (+3) +3 (+6) +4 (+8) +5 (+10) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -401 (-16) -386 (-15) -187 (-7) -12 (0) +47 (+2) +81 (+3) +56 (+2) +37 (+1) +21 (+1) +7 (+0) -82 (-3) -269 (-11) -1087 (-43)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -20 ( -65) -18 ( -64) -14 ( -45) +1 (+3) +5 (+16) +12 (+40) +12 (+39) +9 (+29) +4 (+13) +2 (+6) -4 ( -13) -13 ( -42)   -24 ( -7)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 30' +2h 26' +1h 54' -1h 14' -1h 19' -2h 38' -2h 29' -2h 03' -1h 46' -2h 13' -1h 08' +0h 54'   -0h 35'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 55' -0h 34' -0h 06' +0h 23' +0h 49' +1h 01' +0h 56' +0h 34' +0h 05' -0h 24' -0h 49' -1h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -17.1 -6.9 +13.5 +17.6 +17.7 +17.7 +17.6 +17.7 +14.2 -7.1 -16.8 -17.7   +4.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +9 +3 +11 +20 +29 +33 +36 +40 +39 +33 +21 +12   +23.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +1.5 (+3) +0 (+0) +3.1 (+6) +6.5 (+12) +9.4 (+17) +10.8 (+19) +11.1 (+20) +12.2 (+22) +11.1 (+20) +8.9 (+16) +4.9 (+9) +2.3 (+4) +6.8 (+12)

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