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Yaounde vs Abidjan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Yaounde, Cameroon and Abidjan, Ivory Coast is approximately 1,720 km or 1,069 mi.
  • To reach Yaounde in this distance one would set out from Abidjan bearing 94.6° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Yaounde bearing 95.8° or E .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Yaounde is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Abidjan is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 2.8 °C (5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.7 °C (1.3°F) less in Yaounde. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 219.3 mm (8.6 in) less which is equivalent to 219.3 l/m (5.38 US gal/ft) or 2,193,000 l/ha (234,446 US gal/ac) less. About 7/8 as much.
  • There are 489 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Yaounde. In whichever way circa 1h 20' less per day or about 7/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.2° higher in Yaounde than in Abidjan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.3°C (7.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (+1) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-12) -5 (-8) -11 (-20) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -5 (-9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +1 (+0) +3 (+0) +33 (+1) +39 (+2) -74 (-3) -400 (-16) -136 (-5) +66 (+3) +174 (+7) +158 (+6) -32 (-1) -50 (-2) -219 (-9)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +6 (+19) +7 (+23) +2 (+6) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) +4 (+13) +11 (+37) +10 (+32) +2 (+7) -1 ( -3)   +36 (+10)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 19' -1h 41' -2h 21' -1h 54' -1h 17' -0h 02' -0h 54' -1h 03' -1h 16' -2h 19' -2h 08' -0h 48'   -1h 20'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 04' +0h 02' +0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 03' -0h 04' -0h 04' -0h 02' -0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 03' +0h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +1.4 +1.4 +1.2 -1.4 -1.4 -1.4 -1.5 -1.5 +1.3 +1.4 +1.4 +1.4   +0.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -11 -9 -5 -4 -5 -9 -5 -4 -7 -6 -7 -13   -7.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -5.6 (-10) -4.5 (-8) -3.9 (-7) -3.9 (-7) -3.8 (-7) -4.2 (-8) -3.1 (-6) -2.3 (-4) -3.9 (-7) -4.6 (-8) -5.1 (-9) -6.2 (-11) -4.3 (-8)

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