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Kitale vs Jos Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kitale, Kenya and Jos, Nigeria is approximately 3,050 km or 1,896 mi.
  • To reach Kitale in this distance one would set out from Jos bearing 107.2° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kitale bearing 109.7° or ESE .
  • Kitale has a subtropical highland climate with no dry season (Cfb) whereas Jos has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Both are in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 3.4 °C (6.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.9 °C (3.4°F) less in Kitale. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 55.7 mm (2.2 in) less which is equivalent to 55.7 l/m (1.37 US gal/ft) or 557,000 l/ha (59,547 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.1° higher in Kitale than in Jos.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -4 (-8) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) -2 (-4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -3 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -5 (-10) -5 (-10) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -5 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +20 (+1) +49 (+2) +73 (+3) +97 (+4) +39 (+2) -97 (-4) -181 (-7) -139 (-5) -95 (-4) +53 (+2) +91 (+4) +34 (+1) -56 (-2)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 27' +0h 17' +0h 03' -0h 11' -0h 24' -0h 30' -0h 27' -0h 17' -0h 02' +0h 12' +0h 24' +0h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +8.7 +8.6 +7.8 -8.8 -8.8 -8.8 -8.8 -8.8 +7.7 +8.6 +8.8 +8.9   +1.1

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