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Yaounde vs Nouakchott Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Yaounde, Cameroon and Nouakchott, Mauritania is approximately 3,384 km or 2,103 mi.
  • To reach Yaounde in this distance one would set out from Nouakchott bearing 114.7° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Yaounde bearing 120° or ESE .
  • Yaounde has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Nouakchott has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Yaounde is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Nouakchott is in or near the tropical desert biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2 °C (3.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.3 °C (9.5°F) less in Yaounde. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1471.3 mm (57.9 in) more which is equivalent to 1471.3 l/m² (36.11 US gal/ft²) or 14,713,000 l/ha (1,572,917 US gal/ac) more. About 10 1/2 as much.
  • There are 1588 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Yaounde. In whichever way circa 4h 20' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.4° higher in Yaounde than in Nouakchott.
  • Relative humidity levels are 26% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.1°C (11°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +-3 (-5) -4 (-6) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) +-1 (-1) -4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) -3 (-6) -5 (-8) -5 (-10) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -2 (-3) +2 (+4) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) -2 (-4) +2 (+3) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -3 (-6) +1 (+2) +5 (+9) 0 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +17 (+1) +51 (+2) +139 (+5) +179 (+7) +219 (+9) +161 (+6) +52 (+2) +21 (+1) +216 (+9) +286 (+11) +106 (+4) +25 (+1) +1471 (+58)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2.5 (+8) +3.5 (+12) +13 (+42) +16 (+53) +18 (+58) +14.5 (+48) +7 (+23) +6 (+19) +16 (+53) +22 (+71) +14.5 (+48) +5.5 (+18)   +138.5 (+38)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 13' -3h 00' -4h 40' -5h 30' -5h 05' -5h 38' -6h 00' -5h 40' -4h 52' -4h 05' -3h 14' -2h 05'   -4h 20'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 45' +0h 28' +0h 05' -0h 19' -0h 40' -0h 50' -0h 46' -0h 28' -0h 04' +0h 20' +0h 41' +0h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +14.2 +14.1 +13.8 -1.9 -14.1 -14.3 -13.9 -2.2 +14 +14 +14.2 +14.2   +4.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +31 +32 +35 +35 +35 +25 +11 +6 +14 +31 +31 +26   +26
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +12.8 (+23) +13.9 (+25) +12.2 (+22) +10.5 (+19) +7.6 (+14) +2.3 (+4) -2.6 (-5) -3.5 (-6) -2.2 (-4) +4 (+7) +8.1 (+15) +10.5 (+19) +6.1 (+11)

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