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Basra vs Kinshasa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Basra, Iraq and Kinshasa, Democratic Republic Of The Congo is approximately 5,188 km or 3,224 mi.
  • To reach Basra in this distance one would set out from Kinshasa bearing 39.3° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Basra bearing 47.2° or NE .
  • Basra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Kinshasa has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Basra is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome whereas Kinshasa is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 0.8 °C (1.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17 °C (30.6°F) more in Basra. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1321 mm (52 in) less which is equivalent to 1321 l/m² (32.42 US gal/ft²) or 13,210,000 l/ha (1,412,237 US gal/ac) less. About 1/9 as much.
  • There are 1580 more hours of sunlight per year in Basra. In whichever way circa 4h 19' more per day or about 2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.8° lower in Basra than in Kinshasa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 19.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.7°C (10.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -6 (-11) 0 (0) +5 (+9) +10 (+18) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +9 (+16) +5 (+9) -3 (-5) -10 (-18) 1 (+2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -7 (-13) -2 (-4) +4 (+6) +9 (+16) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +6 (+10) +1 (+2) -6 (-10) -12 (-21) -1 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -8 (-14) -4 (-7) +2 (+4) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +7 (+13) +2 (+4) -3 (-5) -8 (-14) -13 (-23) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -135 (-5) -148 (-6) -197 (-8) -216 (-9) -135 (-5) -9 (0) -5 (0) -2 (0) -49 (-2) -97 (-4) -219 (-9) -109 (-4) -1321 (-52)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -6 ( -19) -7 ( -25) -9 ( -29) -13 ( -43) -11 ( -35) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) -6 ( -20) -10 ( -32) -12 ( -40) -8 ( -26)   -84 ( -23)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 50' +2h 56' +3h 13' +3h 22' +4h 34' +6h 28' +6h 07' +5h 44' +5h 36' +4h 34' +3h 08' +3h 13'   +4h 19'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 57' -1h 13' -0h 13' +0h 50' +1h 44' +2h 11' +1h 59' +1h 13' +0h 11' -0h 52' -1h 45' -2h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -34.8 -34.2 -25.3 -2.4 +14.2 +20.7 +14.7 -2 -24.6 -34 -34.7 -34.9   -14.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2 -8 -16 -24 -29 -32 -30 -26 -28 -24 -14 -3   -19.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -13.1 (-24) -12.8 (-23) -10.2 (-18) -7.5 (-14) -3.8 (-7) +0.3 (+1) +3.6 (+6) +2.4 (+4) -2.4 (-4) -4.9 (-9) -8.3 (-15) -11.8 (-21) -5.7 (-10)

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