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Kinshasa vs Gaalkacyo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kinshasa, Democratic Republic Of The Congo and Gaalkacyo, Somalia is approximately 3,762 km or 2,338 mi.
  • To reach Kinshasa in this distance one would set out from Gaalkacyo bearing 251.6° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kinshasa bearing 250.9° or WSW .
  • Kinshasa has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Gaalkacyo has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Kinshasa is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Gaalkacyo is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2 °C (3.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.5 °C (0.9°F) more in Kinshasa. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1379 mm (54.3 in) more which is equivalent to 1379 l/m² (33.84 US gal/ft²) or 13,790,000 l/ha (1,474,243 US gal/ac) more. About 14 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0° higher in Kinshasa than in Gaalkacyo.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-2 (-4) +-2 (-4) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) 0 (0) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) 0 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +163 (+6) +164 (+6) +221 (+9) +212 (+8) +106 (+4) +7 (+0) +5 (+0) +2 (+0) +49 (+2) +74 (+3) +236 (+9) +142 (+6) +1379 (+54)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +12 (+39) +11.5 (+41) +13.5 (+44) +15 (+50) +7 (+23) +0.5 (+2) -0.5 ( -2) +0.5 (+2) +5.5 (+18) +7 (+23) +15.5 (+52) +13.5 (+44)   +101 (+28)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 34' +0h 21' +0h 03' -0h 14' -0h 30' -0h 38' -0h 34' -0h 21' -0h 03' +0h 15' +0h 30' +0h 38'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +11.1 +10.6 +1.7 -11.2 -11.1 -11.1 -11.1 -11.1 +1 +10.5 +11 +11.1   +0

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