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Chitipa vs Nkhata Bay Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Chitipa, Malawi and Nkhata Bay, Malawi is approximately 240 km or 149 mi.
  • To reach Chitipa in this distance one would set out from Nkhata Bay bearing 331.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Chitipa bearing 332° or NNW .
  • Chitipa has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa) whereas Nkhata Bay has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Both are in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 3.3 °C (5.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.4 °C (0.7°F) more in Chitipa. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 669.2 mm (26.3 in) less which is equivalent to 669.2 l/m² (16.42 US gal/ft²) or 6,692,000 l/ha (715,419 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.7° higher in Chitipa than in Nkhata Bay.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.4°C (8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -2 (-4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -3 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -19 (-1) +15 (+1) -166 (-7) -226 (-9) -127 (-5) -37 (-1) -32 (-1) -5 (0) -3 (0) -8 (0) -39 (-2) -23 (-1) -669 (-26)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 06' -0h 03' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 05' +0h 06' +0h 06' +0h 03' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 05' -0h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -1.8 +0 +1.9 +1.9 +1.9 +1.9 +1.9 +1.9 +1.9 +0 -1.8 -1.9   +0.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -1 +0 -1 -2 -4 -5 -5 -9 -14 -11 -11 -2   -5.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) -4.4 (-8) -4.2 (-8) -4 (-7) -4.3 (-8) -4.1 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4.6 (-8) -5.4 (-10) -4.5 (-8) -5.3 (-10) -4.3 (-8) -4.4 (-8)

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