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Lusaka vs Addis Ababa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lusaka, Zambia and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is approximately 2,942 km or 1,828 mi.
  • To reach Lusaka in this distance one would set out from Addis Ababa bearing 202.8° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lusaka bearing 203.4° or SSW .
  • Lusaka has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa) whereas Addis Ababa has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Lusaka is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome whereas Addis Ababa is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 4 °C (7.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.2 °C (11.2°F) more in Lusaka. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 10.9 mm (0.4 in) less which is equivalent to 10.9 l/m (0.27 US gal/ft) or 109,000 l/ha (11,653 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 397 more hours of sunlight per year in Lusaka. In whichever way circa 1h 04' more per day or about 1 1/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.1° lower in Lusaka than in Addis Ababa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.6°C (6.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) -1 (-1) +0 (-1) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +8 (+15) +6 (+11) +3 (+6) +4 (+6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) -1 (-1) +0 (+1) +0 (+0) +2 (+4) +6 (+11) +9 (+17) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +4 (+7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) +4 (+8) +11 (+20) +11 (+19) +10 (+19) +6 (+10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +244 (+10) +204 (+8) +51 (+2) -48 (-2) -52 (-2) -112 (-4) -245 (-10) -269 (-11) -116 (-5) -24 (-1) +93 (+4) +262 (+10) -11 (0)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +13 (+42) +11 (+39) 0 ( 0) -11 ( -37) -9 ( -29) -19 ( -63) -28 ( -90) -28 ( -90) -23 ( -77) -3 ( -10) +6 (+20) +14 (+45)   -77 ( -21)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 05' -2h 03' -0h 46' +2h 30' +1h 29' +3h 06' +6h 23' +6h 36' +4h 06' +0h 54' -2h 12' -4h 05'   +1h 04'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 16' +0h 47' +0h 08' -0h 32' -1h 07' -1h 24' -1h 17' -0h 47' -0h 07' +0h 34' +1h 08' +1h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +23.8 +13.9 -6.9 -24.4 -24.4 -24.3 -24.3 -24.3 -7.7 +14.1 +23.5 +24.4   -3.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +32 +37 +25 +12 +11 -5 -48 -34 -33 -17 +6 +24   +0.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +13.2 (+24) +13.3 (+24) +8.9 (+16) +5.3 (+10) +2.1 (+4) -0.9 (-2) -12.6 (-23) -6.3 (-11) -3.3 (-6) +3.2 (+6) +8.4 (+15) +11.5 (+21) +3.6 (+6)

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