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Mogadishu vs Medan, Sumatra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mogadishu, Somalia and Medan, Sumatra, Indonesia is approximately 5,925 km or 3,682 mi.
  • To reach Mogadishu in this distance one would set out from Medan, Sumatra bearing 269.9° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Mogadishu bearing 267.1° or W .
  • Mogadishu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Medan, Sumatra has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Mogadishu is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Medan, Sumatra is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 0.9 °C (1.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) more in Mogadishu. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1726 mm (68 in) less which is equivalent to 1726 l/m² (42.36 US gal/ft²) or 17,260,000 l/ha (1,845,209 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.1° higher in Mogadishu than in Medan, Sumatra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4°C (7.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Mogadishu relative to Medan, Sumatra. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Medan, Sumatra 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 (-2) +0 (0) +0 (0) +-1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) +0 (0) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +-1 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -137 (-5) -94 (-4) -101 (-4) -93 (-4) -189 (-7) -68 (-3) -115 (-5) -156 (-6) -184 (-7) -229 (-9) -211 (-8) -149 (-6) -1726 (-68)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -13 ( -42) -8 ( -28) -9 ( -29) -8 ( -27) -7 ( -23) +2 (+7) 0 ( 0) -4 ( -13) -11 ( -37) -15 ( -48) -15 ( -50) -14 ( -45)   -102 ( -28)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 04' +0h 02' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 04' -0h 05' -0h 04' -0h 02' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 04' +0h 05'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +1.5 +1.5 +1.3 -1.6 -1.6 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5 +1.1 +1.4 +1.5 +1.5   +0.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +12 +14 +14 +13 +14 +16 +21 +19 +14 +9 +9 +10   +13.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +3.2 (+6) +3.8 (+7) +5.3 (+10) +5.9 (+11) +4.2 (+8) +3.6 (+6) +4.9 (+9) +4.4 (+8) +3.1 (+6) +2.9 (+5) +3.4 (+6) +3.2 (+6) +4 (+7)

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