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Karonga vs Luena Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Karonga, Malawi and Luena, Angola is approximately 1,539 km or 956 mi.
  • To reach Karonga in this distance one would set out from Luena bearing 83.7° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Karonga bearing 81.1° or E .
  • Karonga has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Luena has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • Karonga is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome whereas Luena is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 3.5 °C (6.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.2 °C (0.4°F) less in Karonga. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 420.7 mm (16.6 in) less which is equivalent to 420.7 l/m² (10.32 US gal/ft²) or 4,207,000 l/ha (449,756 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.6° higher in Karonga than in Luena.
  • Relative humidity levels are 24.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.8°C (19.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +-1 (-1) +0 (-1) +3 (+5) +5 (+10) +4 (+6) +2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +3 (+6) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) +5 (+8) +4 (+8) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +3 (+6) +6 (+10) +4 (+8) +4 (+6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +6 (+10) +4 (+8) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +6 (+12) +6 (+11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -94 (-4) -72 (-3) +8 (+0) +31 (+1) +13 (+1) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) -2 (0) -20 (-1) -89 (-3) -130 (-5) -68 (-3) -421 (-17)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 05' -0h 03' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 05' +0h 06' +0h 05' +0h 03' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 05' -0h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -1.8 +0.2 +1.8 +1.9 +1.8 +1.8 +1.8 +1.8 +1.8 +0 -1.7 -1.8   +0.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +14 +21 +18 +25 +37 +39 +40 +43 +35 +14 +0 +10   +24.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +5.9 (+11) +8.1 (+15) +7 (+13) +9.3 (+17) +14.3 (+26) +17.1 (+31) +17.2 (+31) +17.6 (+32) +14.1 (+25) +7.5 (+14) +5.2 (+9) +6.3 (+11) +10.8 (+19)

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