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Kinshasa vs Georgetown Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kinshasa, Democratic Republic Of The Congo and Georgetown, Ascension Island is approximately 3,322 km or 2,065 mi.
  • To reach Kinshasa in this distance one would set out from Georgetown bearing 85° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Kinshasa bearing 81.7° or E .
  • Kinshasa has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Georgetown has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The annual average temperature is 0.8 °C (1.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F) more in Kinshasa. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1340 mm (52.8 in) more which is equivalent to 1340 l/m² (32.89 US gal/ft²) or 13,400,000 l/ha (1,432,549 US gal/ac) more. About 10 3/7 as much.
  • There are 920 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kinshasa. In whichever way circa 2h 31' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.7° higher in Kinshasa than in Georgetown.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.7°C (3.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) 0 (0) 2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) 1 (+2) 0 (+0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) 0 (0) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) 0 (0) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (0) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +159 (+6) +155 (+6) +203 (+8) +205 (+8) +126 (+5) -6 (0) -7 (0) -9 (0) +41 (+2) +91 (+4) +243 (+10) +139 (+5) +1340 (+53)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10 (+32) +10 (+35) +11 (+35) +13 (+43) +9 (+29) -2 ( -7) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -6) +4 (+13) +7 (+23) +15 (+50) +13 (+42)   +85 (+23)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 00' -2h 56' -3h 36' -3h 48' -3h 13' -3h 52' -3h 25' -2h 00' -0h 54' -0h 23' -0h 48' -2h 17'   -2h 31'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 10' -0h 06' -0h 01' +0h 04' +0h 09' +0h 12' +0h 11' +0h 06' +0h 01' -0h 04' -0h 09' -0h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -3.5 -2.8 +3.4 +3.6 +3.6 +3.5 +3.5 +3.5 +3.4 -2.6 -3.4 -3.6   +0.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +13 +13 +12 +13 +14 +13 +12 +6 +5 +10 +14 +14   +11.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.3 (+4) +2.4 (+4) +1.7 (+3) +2.4 (+4) +2.6 (+5) +0.5 (+1) -1.2 (-2) -0.1 (0) +1.1 (+2) +2.7 (+5) +3.5 (+6) +3 (+5) +1.7 (+3)

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