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Mogadishu vs Maputo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mogadishu, Somalia and Maputo, Mozambique is approximately 3,398 km or 2,112 mi.
  • To reach Mogadishu in this distance one would set out from Maputo bearing 25.8° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Mogadishu bearing 23° or NNE .
  • Mogadishu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Maputo has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Mogadishu is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Maputo is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 4 °C (7.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.5 °C (6.3°F) less in Mogadishu. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 370 mm (14.6 in) less which is equivalent to 370 l/m² (9.08 US gal/ft²) or 3,700,000 l/ha (395,555 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 333 more hours of sunlight per year in Mogadishu. In whichever way circa 0h 54' more per day or about 1 1/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.4° higher in Mogadishu than in Maputo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.1°C (12.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (0) +0 (0) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +6 (+10) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) +4 (+6) +2 (+3) +4 (+7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +6 (+10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -129 (-5) -124 (-5) -88 (-3) -6 (0) +28 (+1) +55 (+2) +45 (+2) +27 (+1) -15 (-1) -19 (-1) -50 (-2) -94 (-4) -370 (-15)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -9 ( -29) -8 ( -28) -8 ( -26) -1 ( -3) +4 (+13) +11 (+37) +11 (+35) +8 (+26) +1 (+3) -2 ( -6) -4 ( -13) -6 ( -19)   -3 ( -1)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 27' +1h 27' +1h 50' +1h 02' +0h 38' -0h 56' -0h 58' +0h 01' +1h 14' +1h 50' +2h 06' +1h 15'   +0h 54'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 31' -0h 57' -0h 10' +0h 39' +1h 21' +1h 42' +1h 33' +0h 57' +0h 09' -0h 40' -1h 22' -1h 42'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -15.5 +2.7 +23.7 +27.9 +27.9 +27.9 +27.9 +27.9 +24.4 +2.3 -15.4 -23   +11.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +13 +9 +9 +11 +17 +20 +21 +20 +17 +12 +11 +12   +14.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +3.5 (+6) +2.5 (+5) +4.5 (+8) +7.3 (+13) +10.2 (+18) +11.7 (+21) +11 (+20) +9.8 (+18) +8.1 (+15) +6.5 (+12) +5.8 (+10) +4.1 (+7) +7.1 (+13)

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