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N’Djamena vs Jos Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between N’Djamena, Chad and Jos, Nigeria is approximately 715 km or 445 mi.
  • To reach N’Djamena in this distance one would set out from Jos bearing 68.8° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach N’Djamena bearing 70° or ENE .
  • N’Djamena has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Jos has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • N’Djamena is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Jos is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 6.5 °C (11.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.3 °C (9.5°F) more in N’Djamena. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 805 mm (31.7 in) less which is equivalent to 805 l/m² (19.76 US gal/ft²) or 8,050,000 l/ha (860,598 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.7° lower in N’Djamena than in Jos.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for N’Djamena relative to Jos. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Jos vs N’Djamena.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +7 (+12) +8 (+15) +11 (+19) +12 (+21) +11 (+19) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +8 (+15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +6 (+10) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +5 (+10) +4 (+7) +7 (+12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +6 (+12) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +5 (+8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) 0 (0) -3 (0) -30 (-1) -83 (-3) -134 (-5) -148 (-6) -160 (-6) -116 (-5) -113 (-4) -18 (-1) 0 (0) -1 (0) -805 (-32)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 07' -0h 04' -0h 00' +0h 03' +0h 06' +0h 08' +0h 07' +0h 04' +0h 00' -0h 03' -0h 06' -0h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -2.3 -2.3 -2.3 +1.7 +2.3 +2.3 +2.3 +1.5 -2.2 -2.2 -2.3 -2.3   -0.7

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