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Mogadishu vs Wau Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mogadishu, Somalia and Wau, Sudan is approximately 2,020 km or 1,256 mi.
  • To reach Mogadishu in this distance one would set out from Wau bearing 107.3° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Mogadishu bearing 108.8° or ESE .
  • Mogadishu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Wau has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Mogadishu is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Wau is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 0.8 °C (1.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.4 °C (2.5°F) less in Mogadishu. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 675.5 mm (26.6 in) less which is equivalent to 675.5 l/m² (16.58 US gal/ft²) or 6,755,000 l/ha (722,154 US gal/ac) less. About 3/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.6° higher in Mogadishu than in Wau.
  • Relative humidity levels are 23.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.1°C (11°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (-1) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) 0 (0) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) +0 (+0) +1 (+1) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) 0 (0) -4 (0) -10 (0) -10 (0) -63 (-2) -95 (-4) -118 (-5) -152 (-6) -156 (-6) -97 (-4) +21 (+1) +9 (+0) -676 (-27)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 17' +0h 10' +0h 02' -0h 07' -0h 15' -0h 19' -0h 17' -0h 10' -0h 01' +0h 07' +0h 15' +0h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +5.6 +5.5 +5.1 -5.7 -5.7 -5.7 -5.7 -5.7 +5 +5.5 +5.6 +5.6   +0.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +49 +49 +40 +27 +15 +8 +4 +3 +6 +9 +30 +43   +23.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +15.1 (+27) +14.5 (+26) +10 (+18) +5.8 (+10) +2.3 (+4) +1.2 (+2) +0.6 (+1) +0.5 (+1) +0.5 (+1) +1.6 (+3) +7.9 (+14) +13 (+23) +6.1 (+11)

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