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Mogadishu vs Nouakchott Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mogadishu, Somalia and Nouakchott, Mauritania is approximately 6,911 km or 4,294 mi.
  • To reach Mogadishu in this distance one would set out from Nouakchott bearing 97.5° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Mogadishu bearing 109.4° or ESE .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Mogadishu is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Nouakchott is in or near the tropical desert biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 1.3 °C (2.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5 °C (9°F) less in Mogadishu. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 242 mm (9.5 in) more which is equivalent to 242 l/m² (5.94 US gal/ft²) or 2,420,000 l/ha (258,714 US gal/ac) more. About 2 4/7 as much.
  • There are 168 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Mogadishu. In whichever way circa 0h 27' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.5° higher in Mogadishu than in Nouakchott.
  • Relative humidity levels are 35.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.4°C (20.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +0 (0) +-2 (-4) +-1 (-2) +-4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) +-2 (-4) +2 (+4) +-2 (-4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+10) +5 (+8) +4 (+6) +4 (+6) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) +2 (+4) +6 (+10) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +5 (+9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +1 (+0) -1 (0) +9 (+0) +57 (+2) +55 (+2) +81 (+3) +40 (+2) -41 (-2) -15 (-1) +17 (+1) +31 (+1) +9 (+0) +242 (+10)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -0.5 ( -2) -0.5 ( -2) +1 (+3) +5 (+17) +7 (+23) +12.5 (+42) +11 (+35) +6 (+19) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +3.5 (+12) +1.5 (+5)   +50.5 (+14)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 50' +0h 04' -0h 30' -1h 56' -1h 11' -2h 14' -1h 30' -0h 21' +0h 32' +0h 19' +0h 06' +0h 21'   -0h 27'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 51' +0h 31' +0h 05' -0h 22' -0h 45' -0h 57' -0h 51' -0h 32' -0h 05' +0h 22' +0h 45' +0h 57'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +15.9 +15.8 +15.3 -3.7 -15.9 -16.1 -15.7 -4 +15.4 +15.8 +16 +16   +4.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +47 +45 +45 +43 +42 +31 +17 +11 +21 +37 +43 +44   +35.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +19.2 (+35) +18.1 (+33) +17.4 (+31) +16.5 (+30) +12.9 (+23) +7 (+13) +2 (+4) +0.5 (+1) +2.1 (+4) +8.8 (+16) +14.4 (+26) +17.8 (+32) +11.4 (+21)

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