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Ndola vs Yaounde Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ndola, Zambia and Yaounde, Cameroon is approximately 2,661 km or 1,654 mi.
  • To reach Ndola in this distance one would set out from Yaounde bearing 135° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Ndola bearing 133.6° or SE .
  • Ndola has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa) whereas Yaounde has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Both are in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 3.5 °C (6.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F) more in Ndola. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 395.5 mm (15.6 in) less which is equivalent to 395.5 l/m² (9.71 US gal/ft²) or 3,955,000 l/ha (422,816 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • There are 1029 more hours of sunlight per year in Ndola. In whichever way circa 2h 47' more per day or about 1 5/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.8° lower in Ndola than in Yaounde.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.4°C (7.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) 1 (+2) 3 (+6) +4 (+7) 1 (+2) -1 (-2) -1 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -1 (-1) +0 (+1) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -3 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) -3 (-5) +3 (+5) -5 (-10) -9 (-16) -11 (-21) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -5 (-10) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -5 (-9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +276 (+11) +198 (+8) +31 (+1) -135 (-5) -216 (-9) -162 (-6) -69 (-3) -102 (-4) -251 (-10) -265 (-10) +19 (+1) +281 (+11) -396 (-16)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +17 (+55) +15 (+53) +2 (+6) -11 ( -37) -18 ( -58) -15 ( -50) -9 ( -29) -10 ( -32) -20 ( -67) -19 ( -61) -3 ( -10) +13 (+42)   -58 ( -16)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 11' -1h 31' +0h 52' +3h 10' +3h 48' +5h 02' +6h 29' +6h 40' +5h 52' +4h 42' +1h 02' -1h 23'   +2h 47'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 52' +0h 32' +0h 06' -0h 22' -0h 46' -0h 58' -0h 52' -0h 32' -0h 05' +0h 23' +0h 46' +0h 58'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +16.4 +10.5 -9.4 -16.8 -16.8 -16.8 -16.8 -16.8 -10.2 +10.7 +16.3 +16.9   -2.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +20.5 +21 +14.7 +6.4 -4.1 -11.9 -19.4 -28.4 -32.1 -24.7 -1.1 +20.4   -3.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +1.7 (+3) +0.3 (+1) -0.6 (-1) -2.5 (-5) -6.2 (-11) -9.3 (-17) -10.2 (-18) -10.8 (-19) -9.4 (-17) -6.2 (-11) -1.4 (-3) +2 (+4) -4.4 (-8)

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