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Ghazni vs Jos Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ghazni, Afghanistan and Jos, Nigeria is approximately 6,589 km or 4,094 mi.
  • To reach Ghazni in this distance one would set out from Jos bearing 56.7° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Ghazni bearing 81.1° or E .
  • Ghazni has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Jos has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Ghazni is in or near the cool temperate desert scrub biome whereas Jos is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 12.1 °C (21.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 25 °C (45°F) more in Ghazni. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1017.8 mm (40.1 in) less which is equivalent to 1017.8 l/m² (24.98 US gal/ft²) or 10,178,000 l/ha (1,088,096 US gal/ac) less. About 2/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.1° lower in Ghazni than in Jos.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-48) -26 (-48) -20 (-37) -12 (-22) -5 (-8) 3 (+5) +6 (+12) +6 (+11) 0 (+1) -9 (-16) -15 (-28) -22 (-39) -10 (-18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-47) -26 (-47) -20 (-36) -13 (-24) -7 (-12) -1 (-1) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) -5 (-8) -12 (-21) -17 (-31) -22 (-40) -12 (-22)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-42) -24 (-43) -19 (-35) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) -5 (-9) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -8 (-15) -14 (-26) -17 (-31) -20 (-35) -13 (-24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +40 (+2) +51 (+2) +41 (+2) -43 (-2) -140 (-6) -197 (-8) -290 (-11) -285 (-11) -197 (-8) -34 (-1) +11 (+0) +25 (+1) -1018 (-40)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 26' -0h 53' -0h 09' +0h 37' +1h 16' +1h 37' +1h 28' +0h 53' +0h 08' -0h 38' -1h 17' -1h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23.7 -23.6 -23.6 -19.6 -3 +3.5 -2.4 -19.1 -23.5 -23.4 -23.5 -23.6   -17.1

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