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Kassala vs Jos Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kassala, Sudan and Jos, Nigeria is approximately 3,045 km or 1,892 mi.
  • To reach Kassala in this distance one would set out from Jos bearing 75.4° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kassala bearing 81.5° or E .
  • Kassala has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Jos has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Kassala is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Jos is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 7.8 °C (14.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.4 °C (7.9°F) more in Kassala. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1063.6 mm (41.9 in) less which is equivalent to 1063.6 l/m² (26.1 US gal/ft²) or 10,636,000 l/ha (1,137,059 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2° lower in Kassala than in Jos.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +4 (+8) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +11 (+19) +11 (+19) +9 (+17) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +9 (+17) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +8 (+14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) 0 (0) -3 (0) -30 (-1) -91 (-4) -151 (-6) -171 (-7) -228 (-9) -205 (-8) -157 (-6) -28 (-1) +1 (+0) -1 (0) -1064 (-42)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 18' -0h 11' -0h 02' +0h 07' +0h 16' +0h 20' +0h 18' +0h 11' +0h 01' -0h 08' -0h 16' -0h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -5.6 -5.6 -5.6 -1.5 +5.6 +5.6 +5.5 -1.2 -5.5 -5.5 -5.6 -5.6   -2

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