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Abidjan vs Nouakchott Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Abidjan, Ivory Coast and Nouakchott, Mauritania is approximately 1,935 km or 1,203 mi.
  • To reach Abidjan in this distance one would set out from Nouakchott bearing 136.1° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Abidjan bearing 138.6° or SE .
  • Abidjan has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Nouakchott has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Abidjan is in or near the tropical moist forest biome whereas Nouakchott is in or near the tropical desert biome.
  • The mean temperature is 0.8 °C (1.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.6 °C (8.3°F) less in Abidjan. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1690.6 mm (66.6 in) more which is equivalent to 1690.6 l/m² (41.49 US gal/ft²) or 16,906,000 l/ha (1,807,364 US gal/ac) more. About 12 as much.
  • There are 1099 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Abidjan. In whichever way circa 3h 00' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.2° higher in Abidjan than in Nouakchott.
  • Relative humidity levels are 33% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.4°C (18.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +-2 (-3) +-2 (-3) -5 (-8) -5 (-10) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -6 (-12) -6 (-10) +-3 (-5) +1 (+2) +-3 (-5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -4 (-6) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) +2 (+3) +6 (+10) +1 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +11 (+19) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +5 (+8) +2 (+3) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) +2 (+3) +6 (+12) +10 (+18) +5 (+8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +16 (+1) +48 (+2) +106 (+4) +140 (+6) +293 (+12) +561 (+22) +188 (+7) -44 (-2) +43 (+2) +128 (+5) +138 (+5) +75 (+3) +1691 (+67)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2.5 (+8) +3.5 (+12) +7 (+23) +9 (+30) +16 (+52) +18.5 (+62) +8 (+26) +2 (+6) +5 (+17) +12 (+39) +12.5 (+42) +6.5 (+21)   +102.5 (+28)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 54' -1h 18' -2h 19' -3h 36' -3h 48' -5h 36' -5h 05' -4h 36' -3h 36' -1h 46' -1h 06' -1h 17'   -3h 00'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 41' +0h 25' +0h 04' -0h 17' -0h 36' -0h 46' -0h 41' -0h 25' -0h 04' +0h 18' +0h 37' +0h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +12.8 +12.7 +12.6 -0.5 -12.7 -12.9 -12.4 -0.7 +12.7 +12.6 +12.8 +12.8   +4.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +42 +41 +40 +39 +40 +34 +16 +10 +21 +37 +38 +39   +33.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) +18.4 (+33) +18.4 (+33) +16.1 (+29) +14.4 (+26) +11.4 (+21) +6.5 (+12) +0.5 (+1) -1.2 (-2) +1.7 (+3) +8.6 (+15) +13.2 (+24) +16.7 (+30) +10.4 (+19)

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