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Cape Town vs Abidjan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cape Town, South Africa and Abidjan, Ivory Coast is approximately 4,963 km or 3,084 mi.
  • To reach Cape Town in this distance one would set out from Abidjan bearing 153.1° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cape Town bearing 147.1° or SSE .
  • Cape Town is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome whereas Abidjan is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 10 °C (18°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.6 °C (10.1°F) more in Cape Town. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1372.6 mm (54 in) less which is equivalent to 1372.6 l/m² (33.69 US gal/ft²) or 13,726,000 l/ha (1,467,400 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • There are 841 more hours of sunlight per year in Cape Town. In whichever way circa 2h 18' more per day or about 1 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.1° lower in Cape Town than in Abidjan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.2°C (16.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -9 (-17) -10 (-19) -11 (-19) -10 (-19) -9 (-16) -9 (-15) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -5 (-10) -8 (-14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -8 (-15) -11 (-19) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -9 (-17) -8 (-14) -10 (-18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -9 (-15) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -15 (-26) -16 (-28) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -13 (-24) -13 (-23) -11 (-21) -10 (-18) -12 (-22)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -2 (0) -33 (-1) -86 (-3) -100 (-4) -226 (-9) -469 (-18) -123 (-5) +40 (+2) -40 (-2) -135 (-5) -142 (-6) -58 (-2) -1373 (-54)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13) -6 ( -20) +3 (+10) +6 (+19) +1 (+3) -4 ( -13) -7 ( -23) -2 ( -6)   -15 ( -4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +5h 00' +2h 54' +1h 48' -0h 06' -0h 17' +2h 06' +2h 00' +2h 30' +2h 30' +2h 23' +2h 24' +4h 23'   +2h 18'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 15' +1h 24' +0h 15' -0h 58' -2h 00' -2h 31' -2h 17' -1h 24' -0h 13' +1h 00' +2h 01' +2h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +10.9 -7.6 -29.1 -39.2 -39.2 -39.2 -39.2 -39.2 -29.7 -7 +11 +18.2   -19.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2 +2 +7 +9 +8 +1 +4 +3 -1 -2 +1 -2   +2.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -6.1 (-11) -6 (-11) -6.5 (-12) -8.5 (-15) -10 (-18) -12.3 (-22) -11.6 (-21) -10.6 (-19) -11.5 (-21) -10.8 (-19) -8.8 (-16) -7.6 (-14) -9.2 (-17)

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