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Nkhata Bay vs Shannon Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Nkhata Bay, Malawi and Shannon, Ireland is approximately 8,248 km or 5,126 mi.
  • To reach Nkhata Bay in this distance one would set out from Shannon bearing 135.8° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Nkhata Bay bearing 154.5° or SSE .
  • Nkhata Bay has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Shannon has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Nkhata Bay is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome whereas Shannon is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 13.1 °C (23.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.3 °C (7.7°F) less in Nkhata Bay. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 730 mm (28.7 in) more which is equivalent to 730 l/m (17.92 US gal/ft) or 7,300,000 l/ha (780,418 US gal/ac) more. About 1 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 35° higher in Nkhata Bay than in Shannon.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.2°C (20.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+37) +20 (+37) +18 (+33) +16 (+29) +12 (+22) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +12 (+21) +16 (+29) +20 (+36) +20 (+37) +15 (+26)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+35) +19 (+34) +17 (+31) +15 (+27) +11 (+20) +6 (+12) +4 (+8) +6 (+10) +9 (+17) +14 (+24) +18 (+32) +18 (+33) +13 (+24)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+33) +18 (+33) +17 (+31) +15 (+27) +11 (+19) +6 (+10) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +12 (+21) +17 (+30) +18 (+32) +12 (+22)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +126 (+5) +130 (+5) +287 (+11) +227 (+9) +74 (+3) -26 (-1) -25 (-1) -77 (-3) -79 (-3) -79 (-3) +23 (+1) +148 (+6) +730 (+29)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 36' +2h 49' +0h 30' -1h 56' -4h 03' -5h 11' -4h 41' -2h 49' -0h 26' +2h 00' +4h 07' +5h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +63.8 +59.7 +40.4 +17.3 +0.7 -5.7 +0.2 +17 +39.7 +59.6 +63.7 +64.3   +35
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -7 -7 -2 +2 +2 -2 -7 -13 -17 -21 -19 -9   -8.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +17.7 (+32) +17.6 (+32) +16.7 (+30) +15.2 (+27) +11 (+20) +5.8 (+10) +2.9 (+5) +2.8 (+5) +5.6 (+10) +9 (+16) +14 (+25) +16.4 (+30) +11.2 (+20)

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