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Zambezi vs Pamplemousses Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Zambezi, Zambia and Pamplemousses, Mauritius is approximately 3,730 km or 2,318 mi.
  • To reach Zambezi in this distance one would set out from Pamplemousses bearing 275.8° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Zambezi bearing 286.1° or WNW .
  • Zambezi has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa) whereas Pamplemousses has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Zambezi is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome whereas Pamplemousses is in or near the subtropical rain forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2.3 °C (4.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.4 °C (4.3°F) more in Zambezi. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 277.6 mm (10.9 in) less which is equivalent to 277.6 l/m² (6.81 US gal/ft²) or 2,776,000 l/ha (296,773 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • There are 118 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Zambezi. In whichever way circa 0h 20' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.5° higher in Zambezi than in Pamplemousses.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.8°C (6.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) 1 (+1) 2 (+3) 2 (+3) 2 (+4) 5 (+9) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) 1 (+2) -1 (-2) 2 (+3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -1 (-2) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -5 (-10) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -7 (-13) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -6 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +59 (+2) -8 (0) -73 (-3) -123 (-5) -81 (-3) -64 (-3) -63 (-2) -58 (-2) -29 (-1) +17 (+1) +64 (+3) +82 (+3) -278 (-11)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -14) -9 ( -29) -15 ( -50) -18.5 ( -60) -17.5 ( -58) -18.5 ( -60) -19.5 ( -63) -16 ( -53) -6 ( -19) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3)   -126 ( -34)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 54' -3h 15' -0h 52' +0h 34' +2h 09' +1h 56' +2h 13' +1h 56' +1h 14' -0h 11' -3h 24' -3h 30'   -0h 20'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 22' -0h 13' -0h 02' +0h 09' +0h 19' +0h 24' +0h 22' +0h 13' +0h 02' -0h 09' -0h 19' -0h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -4.2 +5.6 +6.5 +6.6 +6.6 +6.5 +6.6 +6.6 +6.5 +5.4 -3.9 -6.5   +3.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +8.1 +6.9 +2.4 -1.1 -10.8 -13.9 -18.1 -20.3 -24.5 -5.4 +0.1 +9.5   -5.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2.3 (-4) -2.2 (-4) -3.3 (-6) -3.3 (-6) -6.2 (-11) -7.4 (-13) -8.4 (-15) -6.5 (-12) -4.7 (-8) +0.5 (+1) -1.2 (-2) -0.6 (-1) -3.8 (-7)

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