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Petauke vs Nkhata Bay Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Petauke, Zambia and Nkhata Bay, Malawi is approximately 440 km or 274 mi.
  • To reach Petauke in this distance one would set out from Nkhata Bay bearing 227.6° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Petauke bearing 228.3° or SW .
  • Petauke 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 annual mean temperature is 2.1 °C (3.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.8 °C (1.4°F) more in Petauke. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 690.2 mm (27.2 in) less which is equivalent to 690.2 l/m² (16.94 US gal/ft²) or 6,902,000 l/ha (737,870 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1° lower in Petauke than in Nkhata Bay.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -4 (-6) -4 (-7) -3 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +23 (+1) +28 (+1) -217 (-9) -253 (-10) -126 (-5) -37 (-1) -32 (-1) -5 (0) -3 (0) +2 (+0) -31 (-1) -39 (-2) -690 (-27)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 08' +0h 05' +0h 00' -0h 03' -0h 07' -0h 09' -0h 08' -0h 05' -0h 00' +0h 03' +0h 07' +0h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +2.5 -1.5 -2.6 -2.6 -2.7 -2.7 -2.6 -2.6 -2.6 -1.2 +2.4 +2.6   -1

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