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Jos vs Addis Ababa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Jos, Nigeria and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is approximately 3,280 km or 2,038 mi.
  • To reach Jos in this distance one would set out from Addis Ababa bearing 274.2° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Jos bearing 269.2° or W .
  • Jos has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Addis Ababa has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Both are in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 5.9 °C (10.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.3 °C (2.3°F) more in Jos. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 225.8 mm (8.9 in) more which is equivalent to 225.8 l/m (5.54 US gal/ft) or 2,258,000 l/ha (241,395 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.2° lower in Jos than in Addis Ababa.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +5 (+8) +5 (+10) +6 (+11) +3 (+6) +4 (+6) +4 (+8) +4 (+8) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +4 (+8) +5 (+8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +5 (+10) +6 (+10) +5 (+10) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +6 (+12) +5 (+9) +6 (+11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +9 (+15) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -20 (-1) -29 (-1) -50 (-2) -3 (0) +104 (+4) +87 (+3) +59 (+2) +21 (+1) +81 (+3) -2 (0) -9 (0) -13 (0) +226 (+9)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 02' -0h 01' -0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 02' +0h 03' +0h 02' +0h 01' +0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 02' -0h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -0.8 -0.8 -0.8 +0.8 +0.8 +0.9 +0.9 +0.9 -0.9 -0.9 -0.9 -0.9   -0.2

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