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Mansa vs Kankan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mansa, Zambia and Kankan, Guinea is approximately 4,847 km or 3,012 mi.
  • To reach Mansa in this distance one would set out from Kankan bearing 118.5° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Mansa bearing 118.2° or ESE .
  • Mansa has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa) whereas Kankan has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Mansa is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome whereas Kankan is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 6.4 °C (11.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.4 °C (0.7°F) more in Mansa. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 295.6 mm (11.6 in) less which is equivalent to 295.6 l/m² (7.25 US gal/ft²) or 2,956,000 l/ha (316,016 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.9° lower in Mansa than in Kankan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.1°C (7.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-17) -11 (-19) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -10 (-19) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -4 (-8) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -6 (-10) -8 (-15) -8 (-14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-6) -5 (-10) -9 (-16) -10 (-17) -10 (-17) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) -6 (-11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +4 (+6) 0 (-1) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -10 (-17) -10 (-19) -8 (-15) -5 (-10) -3 (-5) +3 (+5) +6 (+10) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +240 (+9) +218 (+9) +175 (+7) -6 (0) -127 (-5) -204 (-8) -262 (-10) -322 (-13) -300 (-12) -90 (-4) +123 (+5) +258 (+10) -296 (-12)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 06' +0h 41' +0h 07' -0h 28' -0h 59' -1h 14' -1h 07' -0h 41' -0h 06' +0h 29' +0h 59' +1h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +21.1 +17.7 -1.3 -21.4 -21.4 -21.4 -21.4 -21.4 -2 +17.7 +21 +21.5   -0.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +41.5 +44.4 +39.4 +24.4 +3.3 -12.1 -18.9 -26.6 -30.9 -27 +4.9 +30   +6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) +8 (+14) +7.6 (+14) +3 (+5) -2.5 (-5) -8.2 (-15) -12.3 (-22) -12.7 (-23) -12.5 (-23) -11.5 (-21) -10 (-18) -3.2 (-6) +4.9 (+9) -4.1 (-7)

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