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Bamako vs Blantyre Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Bamako, Mali and Blantyre, Malawi is approximately 5,681 km or 3,530 mi.
  • To reach Bamako in this distance one would set out from Blantyre bearing 301.2° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Bamako bearing 302.5° or WNW .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Bamako is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Blantyre is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 5.2 °C (9.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0 °C (0°F) more in Bamako. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 264.5 mm (10.4 in) more which is equivalent to 264.5 l/m² (6.49 US gal/ft²) or 2,645,000 l/ha (282,768 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • There are 179 more hours of sunlight per year in Bamako. In whichever way circa 0h 30' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.1° higher in Bamako than in Blantyre.
  • Relative humidity levels are 24.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.9°C (7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) 4 (+7) +7 (+12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +4 (+6) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +11 (+20) +11 (+19) +9 (+15) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) 0 (0) +5 (+9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) +3 (+5) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) +4 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -199 (-8) -179 (-7) -120 (-5) -27 (-1) +51 (+2) +146 (+6) +243 (+10) +310 (+12) +225 (+9) +50 (+2) -73 (-3) -163 (-6) +265 (+10)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -13.5 ( -44) -11.5 ( -41) -10 ( -32) -2 ( -7) +6 (+19) +13 (+43) +16 (+52) +19 (+61) +16 (+53) +5 (+16) -7 ( -23) -11.5 ( -37)   +19.5 (+5)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 38' +2h 43' +2h 50' +0h 16' -0h 30' +0h 40' -0h 40' -2h 34' -1h 14' -0h 58' +1h 04' +1h 48'   +0h 30'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 28' -0h 55' -0h 10' +0h 38' +1h 18' +1h 38' +1h 29' +0h 55' +0h 08' -0h 39' -1h 19' -1h 38'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -27.6 -17.2 +3.7 +26.8 +28.3 +28.3 +28.2 +26.8 +4.3 -17.5 -27.4 -28.3   +2.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -59 -64 -62 -48 -28 -11 +6 +17 +17 +4 -18 -50   -24.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -20 (-36) -20.8 (-37) -16.3 (-29) -7.5 (-14) +2.2 (+4) +7.2 (+13) +9.5 (+17) +9.8 (+18) +7.3 (+13) +3.5 (+6) -4.6 (-8) -17 (-31) -3.9 (-7)

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