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Karonga vs Fianarantsoa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Karonga, Malawi and Fianarantsoa, Madagascar is approximately 1,905 km or 1,184 mi.
  • To reach Karonga in this distance one would set out from Fianarantsoa bearing 310.1° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Karonga bearing 313.7° or NW .
  • Karonga has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Fianarantsoa has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Karonga is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome whereas Fianarantsoa is in or near the warm temperate wet forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 6.5 °C (11.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.5 °C (2.7°F) less in Karonga. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 368.9 mm (14.5 in) less which is equivalent to 368.9 l/m² (9.05 US gal/ft²) or 3,689,000 l/ha (394,379 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.7° higher in Karonga than in Fianarantsoa.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) +5 (+8) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +4 (+8) +6 (+10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +5 (+8) +6 (+10) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+15) +8 (+15) +7 (+13) +5 (+10) +6 (+12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +8 (+15) +9 (+15) +8 (+14) +6 (+10) +7 (+12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -96 (-4) -101 (-4) +68 (+3) +84 (+3) -8 (0) -16 (-1) -24 (-1) -21 (-1) -18 (-1) -60 (-2) -86 (-3) -92 (-4) -369 (-15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 38' -0h 23' -0h 04' +0h 16' +0h 34' +0h 42' +0h 38' +0h 23' +0h 03' -0h 17' -0h 34' -0h 42'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -7.2 +8 +11.4 +11.5 +11.4 +11.5 +11.5 +11.5 +11.5 +7.4 -6.8 -11.5   +5.7

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