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Maiduguri vs Wau Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Maiduguri, Nigeria and Wau, Sudan is approximately 1,700 km or 1,056 mi.
  • To reach Maiduguri in this distance one would set out from Wau bearing 286.9° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Maiduguri bearing 284.4° or WNW .
  • Maiduguri has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Wau has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Maiduguri is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Wau is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 0.4 °C (0.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.4 °C (11.5°F) more in Maiduguri. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 522.4 mm (20.6 in) less which is equivalent to 522.4 l/m² (12.82 US gal/ft²) or 5,224,000 l/ha (558,480 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.1° lower in Maiduguri than in Wau.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) 0 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -1 (0) -4 (0) -18 (-1) -55 (-2) -88 (-3) -104 (-4) -29 (-1) +1 (+0) -96 (-4) -113 (-4) -15 (-1) +0 (+0) -522 (-21)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 13' -0h 08' -0h 01' +0h 05' +0h 11' +0h 14' +0h 13' +0h 08' +0h 01' -0h 05' -0h 11' -0h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -4.1 -4.1 -4.1 +3.9 +4.1 +4.1 +4.1 +3.6 -4.1 -4.1 -4.2 -4.2   -1.1

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