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Lusaka vs Parakou Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lusaka, Zambia and Parakou, Benin is approximately 3,961 km or 2,462 mi.
  • To reach Lusaka in this distance one would set out from Parakou bearing 133.8° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lusaka bearing 132.4° or SE .
  • Lusaka has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa) whereas Parakou has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Lusaka is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome whereas Parakou is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 6.8 °C (12.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.3 °C (7.7°F) more in Lusaka. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 70.9 mm (2.8 in) less which is equivalent to 70.9 l/m² (1.74 US gal/ft²) or 709,000 l/ha (75,797 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3° lower in Lusaka than in Parakou.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-15) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -9 (-15) -8 (-15) -7 (-12) -4 (-6) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -5 (-8) -7 (-13) -6 (-11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-10) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -10 (-19) -9 (-17) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -4 (-6) -2 (-3) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -7 (-12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -4 (-8) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -10 (-19) -12 (-21) -10 (-17) -6 (-11) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -6 (-11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +260 (+10) +227 (+9) +92 (+4) -38 (-1) -126 (-5) -172 (-7) -190 (-7) -209 (-8) -204 (-8) -75 (-3) +96 (+4) +269 (+11) -71 (-3)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 17' +0h 48' +0h 08' -0h 33' -1h 08' -1h 26' -1h 18' -0h 48' -0h 07' +0h 34' +1h 09' +1h 26'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +24.1 +14.2 -6.6 -24.7 -24.7 -24.7 -24.7 -24.7 -7.3 +14.5 +23.9 +24.8   -3

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