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Mogadishu vs Zanzibar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mogadishu, Somalia and Zanzibar, Tanzania is approximately 1,143 km or 710 mi.
  • To reach Mogadishu in this distance one would set out from Zanzibar bearing 36.8° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Mogadishu bearing 36.5° or NE .
  • Mogadishu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Zanzibar has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The annual average temperature is 1.4 °C (2.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0 °C (0°F) more in Mogadishu. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1285 mm (50.6 in) less which is equivalent to 1285 l/m² (31.54 US gal/ft²) or 12,850,000 l/ha (1,373,750 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • There are 328 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 0.8° higher in Mogadishu than in Zanzibar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.4°C (8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) +-1 (-2) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +0 (0) +0 (0) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-2) +0 (0) +0 (0) +0 (0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) +3 (+5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -88 (-3) -56 (-2) -144 (-6) -343 (-14) -199 (-8) +14 (+1) +10 (+0) -7 (0) -27 (-1) -70 (-3) -190 (-7) -185 (-7) -1285 (-51)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 07' +0h 57' +1h 48' +2h 58' +1h 48' -0h 08' +0h 05' -0h 13' +0h 20' +0h 25' +1h 18' +0h 21'   +0h 54'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 25' -0h 15' -0h 02' +0h 10' +0h 22' +0h 28' +0h 25' +0h 15' +0h 02' -0h 11' -0h 22' -0h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -8.2 -7.5 +4.2 +8.2 +8.2 +8.2 +8.2 +8.2 +4.9 -7.4 -8.1 -8.3   +0.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +14 +11 +7 +2 +8 +16 +19 +23 +24 +18 +9 +11   +13.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) +2.8 (+5) +2.1 (+4) +2.6 (+5) +2.8 (+5) +3.7 (+7) +5.5 (+10) +5.8 (+10) +7.3 (+13) +7.6 (+14) +6.1 (+11) +3.9 (+7) +2.9 (+5) +4.4 (+8)

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