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Cherrapunji vs Kigali Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cherrapunji, India and Kigali, Rwanda is approximately 7,279 km or 4,523 mi.
  • To reach Cherrapunji in this distance one would set out from Kigali bearing 61° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cherrapunji bearing 75.1° or ENE .
  • Cherrapunji has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb) whereas Kigali has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Cherrapunji is in or near the subtropical rain forest biome whereas Kigali is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 3.2 °C (5.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.6 °C (13.7°F) more in Cherrapunji. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 10749 mm (423.2 in) more which is equivalent to 10749 l/m² (263.81 US gal/ft²) or 107,490,000 l/ha (11,491,394 US gal/ac) more. About 11 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.8° lower in Cherrapunji than in Kigali.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-19) -9 (-16) -6 (-10) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) +-2 (-4) +-4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -6 (-10) -9 (-16) -5 (-10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) +0 (+1) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -8 (-14) -3 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) -3 (-5) -7 (-12) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -58 (-2) -54 (-2) +134 (+5) +755 (+30) +1122 (+44) +2274 (+90) +3263 (+128) +1726 (+68) +1266 (+50) +447 (+18) -55 (-2) -71 (-3) +10749 (+423)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 29' -0h 55' -0h 10' +0h 38' +1h 19' +1h 39' +1h 30' +0h 55' +0h 08' -0h 39' -1h 20' -1h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -27.1 -26.8 -22.2 +0.5 +17.1 +23.5 +17.5 +1 -21.5 -26.5 -27 -27.2   -9.8

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