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Lagos vs Abidjan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lagos, Nigeria and Abidjan, Ivory Coast is approximately 817 km or 508 mi.
  • To reach Lagos in this distance one would set out from Abidjan bearing 79.2° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Lagos bearing 79.9° or E .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Lagos is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Abidjan is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 0.2 °C (0.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.1 °C (0.2°F) more in Lagos. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 341 mm (13.4 in) less which is equivalent to 341 l/m² (8.37 US gal/ft²) or 3,410,000 l/ha (364,552 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • There are 267 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lagos. In whichever way circa 0h 43' less per day or about 7/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.1° lower in Lagos than in Abidjan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.2°C (3.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) 1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+3) 1 (+2) 1 (+2) 1 (+2) +2 (+3) +1 (+2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) 0 (0) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) 0 (0) 0 (-1) 0 (0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -3 (0) -8 (0) -22 (-1) +5 (+0) -91 (-4) -246 (-10) +37 (+1) +85 (+3) +80 (+3) -13 (0) -104 (-4) -60 (-2) -341 (-13)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -4) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -6) +1 (+3) +5 (+16) +5 (+16) +7 (+23) +2 (+6) -6 ( -20) -5 ( -16)   +5 (+1)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 00' -0h 46' -0h 54' -0h 48' -0h 34' +0h 06' -0h 42' -0h 54' -1h 36' -1h 36' -0h 54' -0h 05'   -0h 43'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 04' -0h 02' -0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 03' +0h 04' +0h 04' +0h 02' +0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 03' -0h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -1.4 -1.3 -1.3 +1.4 +1.3 +1.3 +1.3 +1.3 -1.3 -1.3 -1.4 -1.3   -0.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +10 +10 +10 +10 +10 +6 +9 +7 +8 +10 +12 +10   +9.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.6 (+5) +2.9 (+5) +2.8 (+5) +2.4 (+4) +2.2 (+4) +1 (+2) +2.3 (+4) +1.9 (+3) +1.5 (+3) +1.6 (+3) +2.4 (+4) +2.3 (+4) +2.2 (+4)

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