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Durban vs Franceville/ Masuku Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Durban, South Africa and Franceville/ Masuku, Gabon is approximately 3,646 km or 2,266 mi.
  • To reach Durban in this distance one would set out from Franceville/ Masuku bearing 151.5° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Durban bearing 146.5° or SSE .
  • Durban has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Franceville/ Masuku has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Durban is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome whereas Franceville/ Masuku is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 4 °C (7.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.5 °C (9.9°F) more in Durban. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1008 mm (39.7 in) less which is equivalent to 1008 l/m² (24.74 US gal/ft²) or 10,080,000 l/ha (1,077,619 US gal/ac) less. About 4/9 as much.
  • There are 734 more hours of sunlight per year in Durban. In whichever way circa 2h 00' more per day or about 1 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.2° lower in Durban than in Franceville/ Masuku.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.9°C (3.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Durban relative to Franceville/ Masuku. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Franceville/ Masuku vs Durban.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -4 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -4 (-6) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -4 (-7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -4 (-7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -34 (-1) -73 (-3) -112 (-4) -139 (-5) -127 (-5) +2 (+0) +33 (+1) +49 (+2) -26 (-1) -244 (-10) -249 (-10) -88 (-3) -1008 (-40)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -14) -6 ( -19) -8 ( -27) -11 ( -35) 0 ( 0) +2 (+6) +2 (+6) -3 ( -10) -7 ( -23) -8 ( -27) -3 ( -10)   -47 ( -13)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 54' +1h 16' +0h 52' +1h 28' +2h 50' +3h 20' +3h 40' +3h 23' +2h 00' +0h 38' +1h 08' +1h 30'   +2h 00'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 36' +1h 00' +0h 11' -0h 41' -1h 25' -1h 48' -1h 38' -1h 00' -0h 09' +0h 43' +1h 26' +1h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +8 -10.2 -27.7 -28.4 -28.3 -28.3 -28.3 -28.3 -27.9 -9.7 +8.1 +15.3   -15.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +8 +12 +14 +13 +5 +0 +4 +13 +14 +11 +10 +8   +9.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.8 (+1) +2.1 (+4) +1 (+2) -0.6 (-1) -4.7 (-8) -6.8 (-12) -5.4 (-10) -3.4 (-6) -2.2 (-4) -2.1 (-4) -0.8 (-1) -0.2 (0) -1.9 (-3)

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