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Wau vs Faya Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Wau, Sudan and Faya, Chad is approximately 1,493 km or 928 mi.
  • To reach Wau in this distance one would set out from Faya bearing 139° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Wau bearing 140.9° or SE .
  • Wau has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Faya has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Wau is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Faya is in or near the tropical desert biome.
  • The mean temperature is 0.5 °C (1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.1 °C (18.2°F) less in Wau. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1062.8 mm (41.8 in) more which is equivalent to 1062.8 l/m² (26.08 US gal/ft²) or 10,628,000 l/ha (1,136,204 US gal/ac) more. About 91 5/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.8° higher in Wau than in Faya.
  • Relative humidity levels are 31.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.9°C (21.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +4 (+8) +1 (+1) -3 (-6) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) +1 (+3) +5 (+9) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +1 (+0) +4 (+0) +19 (+1) +68 (+3) +118 (+5) +177 (+7) +173 (+7) +185 (+7) +179 (+7) +124 (+5) +15 (+1) +0 (+0) +1063 (+42)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 33' +0h 20' +0h 03' -0h 14' -0h 29' -0h 37' -0h 33' -0h 20' -0h 03' +0h 14' +0h 29' +0h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (░) +10.3 +10.2 +10.2 +1.9 -10.1 -10.3 -9.9 +1.6 +10.2 +10.2 +10.3 +10.3   +3.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +4 +6 +17 +30 +45 +51 +49 +44 +52 +44 +25 +10   +31.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ░C & (░F) +8.2 (+15) +8.6 (+15) +13.3 (+24) +15.2 (+27) +17 (+31) +13.9 (+25) +10.2 (+18) +7.2 (+13) +14.2 (+26) +13.4 (+24) +12.1 (+22) +9.1 (+16) +11.9 (+21)

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