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Kathmandu vs Addis Ababa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kathmandu, Nepal and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is approximately 5,297 km or 3,292 mi.
  • To reach Kathmandu in this distance one would set out from Addis Ababa bearing 60.5° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kathmandu bearing 76.1° or ENE .
  • Kathmandu has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa) whereas Addis Ababa has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Kathmandu is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome whereas Addis Ababa is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 2.3 °C (4.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.5 °C (20.7°F) more in Kathmandu. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 254 mm (10 in) more which is equivalent to 254 l/m (6.23 US gal/ft) or 2,540,000 l/ha (271,543 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/4 as much.
  • There are 117 more hours of sunlight per year in Kathmandu. In whichever way circa 0h 19' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.5° lower in Kathmandu than in Addis Ababa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.2°C (9.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) 0 (0) -3 (-5) +3 (+5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) +2 (+4) +5 (+8) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +9 (+15) +8 (+14) +5 (+8) 0 (0) -4 (-7) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) 0 (0) +4 (+7) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) 0 (0) -5 (-9) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -13 (-1) -16 (-1) -44 (-2) -44 (-2) +43 (+2) +86 (+3) +133 (+5) +76 (+3) +51 (+2) -3 (0) -4 (0) -11 (0) +254 (+10)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3 ( -10) 0 ( 0) -8 ( -26) -7 ( -23) +1 (+3) -4 ( -13) -7 ( -23) -8 ( -26) -11 ( -37) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) -1.5 ( -5)   -50.5 ( -14)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 54' +1h 50' +1h 05' +1h 36' -0h 13' +0h 24' +1h 34' +2h 01' -1h 00' +0h 01' -0h 52' -1h 38'   +0h 19'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 04' -0h 40' -0h 07' +0h 27' +0h 57' +1h 12' +1h 05' +0h 40' +0h 06' -0h 28' -0h 58' -1h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -18.7 -18.6 -18.6 -13 +3.6 +10.2 +4.2 -12.4 -18.5 -18.4 -18.6 -18.7   -11.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +29 +22 +7 -6 +5 +9 -1 +3 +8 +22 +32 +26   +13
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +1.3 (+2) +1.6 (+3) -0.1 (0) +0.3 (+1) +5.6 (+10) +9.2 (+17) +8.5 (+15) +8.8 (+16) +8.9 (+16) +9.2 (+17) +7 (+13) +1.9 (+3) +5.2 (+9)

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