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Lagos vs Makhanga Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lagos, Nigeria and Makhanga, Malawi is approximately 4,341 km or 2,698 mi.
  • To reach Lagos in this distance one would set out from Makhanga bearing 303.7° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lagos bearing 306.6° or NW .
  • Lagos has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Makhanga has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Lagos is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Makhanga is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 1.5 °C (2.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.7 °C (8.5°F) less in Lagos. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 756 mm (29.8 in) more which is equivalent to 756 l/m² (18.55 US gal/ft²) or 7,560,000 l/ha (808,214 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.1° higher in Lagos than in Makhanga.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.9°C (8.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) +0 (0) +0 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+3) +1 (+1) +-2 (-4) -5 (-8) -5 (-10) -4 (-8) -2 (-4) +-1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) +1 (+3) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +2 (+4) 0 (-1) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) 0 (-1) +1 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +3 (+6) +1 (+2) +0 (+0) -1 (-1) +3 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -144 (-6) -87 (-3) -26 (-1) +108 (+4) +188 (+7) +299 (+12) +226 (+9) +115 (+5) +155 (+6) +96 (+4) -22 (-1) -152 (-6) +756 (+30)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 12' -0h 45' -0h 08' +0h 31' +1h 04' +1h 20' +1h 13' +0h 45' +0h 07' -0h 32' -1h 04' -1h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -22.3 -10.5 +10.4 +23.1 +23 +23 +23.1 +23.1 +11.1 -10.9 -22 -23.1   +4.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 +2 +3 +5 +12 +16 +18 +24 +32 +34 +26 +12   +15.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +1.3 (+2) +1.9 (+3) +2.5 (+5) +3.5 (+6) +6.5 (+12) +8 (+14) +8.2 (+15) +7.4 (+13) +6.9 (+12) +6.2 (+11) +4.6 (+8) +2.1 (+4) +4.9 (+9)

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