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Kinshasa vs Abidjan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kinshasa, Democratic Republic Of The Congo and Abidjan, Ivory Coast is approximately 2,403 km or 1,493 mi.
  • To reach Kinshasa in this distance one would set out from Abidjan bearing 116.1° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kinshasa bearing 116.3° or ESE .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Kinshasa is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Abidjan is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 1.4 °C (2.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.1 °C (2°F) more in Kinshasa. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 365.6 mm (14.4 in) less which is equivalent to 365.6 l/m (8.97 US gal/ft) or 3,656,000 l/ha (390,851 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • There are 413 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kinshasa. In whichever way circa 1h 08' less per day or about 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.2° lower in Kinshasa than in Abidjan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.3°C (0.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (+1) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) 1 (+2) 2 (+4) 1 (+1) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) 0 (+0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) 0 (-1) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -5 (-8) -6 (-11) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) -3 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +147 (+6) +116 (+5) +114 (+5) +97 (+4) -152 (-6) -553 (-22) -201 (-8) -35 (-1) -32 (-1) -40 (-2) +104 (+4) +68 (+3) -366 (-14)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +9 (+29) +8 (+28) +7 (+23) +8 (+27) -4 ( -13) -18 ( -60) -10 ( -32) -5 ( -16) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) +3 (+10) +7 (+23)   -1 ( 0)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 30' -2h 30' -2h 00' -1h 54' -0h 54' +0h 54' +0h 34' +1h 05' -0h 06' -1h 42' -3h 00' -2h 36'   -1h 08'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 29' +0h 18' +0h 03' -0h 12' -0h 26' -0h 32' -0h 29' -0h 18' -0h 02' +0h 13' +0h 26' +0h 32'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +9.5 +9.1 +0.2 -9.6 -9.6 -9.6 -9.7 -9.7 -0.4 +9.1 +9.5 +9.6   -0.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +10 +11 +11 +11 +7 -1 +0 -5 -6 +1 +10 +10   +4.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +0.8 (+1) +1.2 (+2) +0.6 (+1) +1.2 (+2) +1.1 (+2) -2.4 (-4) -2.6 (-5) -2 (-4) -1.9 (-3) -1 (-2) +0.3 (+1) +1.2 (+2) -0.3 (-1)

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