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Douala vs Nkhata Bay Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Douala, Cameroon and Nkhata Bay, Malawi is approximately 3,224 km or 2,003 mi.
  • To reach Douala in this distance one would set out from Nkhata Bay bearing 301.2° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Douala bearing 302.8° or WNW .
  • Douala has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Nkhata Bay has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Douala is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome whereas Nkhata Bay is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 3.4 °C (6.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F) less in Douala. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2194.2 mm (86.4 in) more which is equivalent to 2194.2 l/m² (53.85 US gal/ft²) or 21,942,000 l/ha (2,345,745 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.3° higher in Douala than in Nkhata Bay.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.8°C (6.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +4 (+6) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) +0 (0) +-1 (-1) +0 (+0) +2 (+4) +2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +1 (+3) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +3 (+6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +5 (+10) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +5 (+10) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +4 (+8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -189 (-7) -137 (-5) -190 (-7) -54 (-2) +138 (+5) +392 (+15) +662 (+26) +749 (+30) +623 (+25) +396 (+16) +16 (+1) -212 (-8) +2194 (+86)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 48' -0h 30' -0h 05' +0h 20' +0h 42' +0h 53' +0h 48' +0h 30' +0h 04' -0h 21' -0h 43' -0h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -15.3 -11.4 +7.9 +15.6 +15.6 +15.6 +15.6 +15.6 +8.6 -11.3 -15.2 -15.6   +2.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -10 -9 -9 -8 -2 +4 +11 +12 +15 +15 +8 -3   +2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.7 (+1) +1.4 (+3) +1.5 (+3) +2 (+4) +4.5 (+8) +6.6 (+12) +7.3 (+13) +6.4 (+12) +5.9 (+11) +4.6 (+8) +3 (+5) +1.6 (+3) +3.8 (+7)

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