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Nouakchott vs Chipata Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Nouakchott, Mauritania and Chipata, Zambia is approximately 6,380 km or 3,965 mi.
  • To reach Nouakchott in this distance one would set out from Chipata bearing 302.3° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Nouakchott bearing 300.1° or WNW .
  • Nouakchott has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Chipata has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Nouakchott is in or near the tropical desert biome whereas Chipata is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 4 °C (7.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.5 °C (0.9°F) more in Nouakchott. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 859.9 mm (33.9 in) less which is equivalent to 859.9 l/m² (21.1 US gal/ft²) or 8,599,000 l/ha (919,290 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.4° lower in Nouakchott than in Chipata.
  • Relative humidity levels are 21.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.8°C (5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 2 (+3) 3 (+5) +5 (+9) +5 (+10) +8 (+15) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) 1 (+2) +4 (+8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) +4 (+7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) +1 (+2) +6 (+10) +10 (+19) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +6 (+11) +2 (+4) -2 (-3) -5 (-8) +3 (+5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -252 (-10) -225 (-9) -166 (-7) -49 (-2) -3 (0) 0 (0) +18 (+1) +81 (+3) +37 (+1) -3 (0) -77 (-3) -220 (-9) -860 (-34)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 39' -1h 02' -0h 11' +0h 43' +1h 28' +1h 51' +1h 41' +1h 02' +0h 09' -0h 44' -1h 29' -1h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -31.1 -24.3 -3.9 +19.2 +31.5 +31.7 +31.2 +19.5 -3.3 -24.4 -31 -31.6   -1.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -49.7 -51.5 -48.8 -40.1 -29.4 -11.8 +7.1 +20.1 +16.3 -4.2 -21.6 -41.4   -21.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -15.4 (-28) -15.1 (-27) -12.4 (-22) -8.6 (-15) -2.4 (-4) +5.7 (+10) +11.1 (+20) +12.5 (+23) +9.7 (+17) +1.1 (+2) -6.8 (-12) -13 (-23) -2.8 (-5)

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