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Wau vs Kinshasa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Wau, Sudan and Kinshasa, Democratic Republic Of The Congo is approximately 1,938 km or 1,204 mi.
  • To reach Wau in this distance one would set out from Kinshasa bearing 46.1° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Wau bearing 46.5° or NE .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Wau is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Kinshasa is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 2.6 °C (4.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.1 °C (0.2°F) less in Wau. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 407.5 mm (16 in) less which is equivalent to 407.5 l/m² (10 US gal/ft²) or 4,075,000 l/ha (435,645 US gal/ac) less. About 5/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.1° lower in Wau than in Kinshasa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 26.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.8°C (8.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +4 (+8) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +3 (+5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -162 (-6) -161 (-6) -202 (-8) -170 (-7) -23 (-1) +168 (+7) +171 (+7) +190 (+7) +130 (+5) +26 (+1) -232 (-9) -143 (-6) -408 (-16)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 37' -0h 23' -0h 04' +0h 16' +0h 32' +0h 41' +0h 37' +0h 23' +0h 03' -0h 16' -0h 33' -0h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -12 -11.5 -2.6 +12.1 +12.1 +12.1 +12.1 +12.1 -1.9 -11.4 -11.9 -12   -0.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -54 -56 -46 -34 -20 -10 -3 +3 +0 -10 -35 -48   -26.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -15.1 (-27) -16 (-29) -9.3 (-17) -4.9 (-9) -1.9 (-3) +1.7 (+3) +3.5 (+6) +3.2 (+6) +1.8 (+3) -0.4 (-1) -7 (-13) -13.1 (-24) -4.8 (-9)

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