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Detroit, Michigan vs Mombasa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Detroit, Michigan, Usa and Mombasa, Kenya is approximately 12,972 km or 8,061 mi.
  • To reach Detroit, Michigan in this distance one would set out from Mombasa bearing 315.9° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Detroit, Michigan bearing 249.5° or WSW .
  • Detroit, Michigan has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Mombasa has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • The mean annual temperature is 17.1 °C (30.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 23.2 °C (41.8°F) more in Detroit, Michigan. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 244.2 mm (9.6 in) less which is equivalent to 244.2 l/m² (5.99 US gal/ft²) or 2,442,000 l/ha (261,066 US gal/ac) less. About 7/9 as much.
  • There are 652 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Detroit, Michigan. In whichever way circa 1h 48' less per day or about 7/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.5° lower in Detroit, Michigan than in Mombasa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 20.4°C (36.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Detroit, Michigan relative to Mombasa. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Mombasa vs Detroit, Michigan.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -34 (-61) -33 (-59) -27 (-48) -18 (-33) -10 (-18) -3 (-6) 0 (0) -1 (-3) -6 (-12) -14 (-25) -23 (-41) -31 (-56) -17 (-30)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -33 (-59) -32 (-57) -26 (-47) -19 (-34) -12 (-21) -5 (-9) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -7 (-13) -15 (-27) -22 (-40) -30 (-53) -17 (-31)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -31 (-56) -31 (-55) -26 (-46) -20 (-36) -13 (-24) -7 (-12) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -8 (-15) -16 (-29) -22 (-40) -28 (-50) -17 (-31)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +11 (+0) +30 (+1) +9 (+0) -79 (-3) -161 (-6) +3 (+0) +9 (+0) +19 (+1) +6 (+0) -50 (-2) -37 (-1) -4 (0) -244 (-10)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10 (+32) +10 (+35) +8 (+26) -1 ( -3) -5 ( -16) +1 (+3) -2 ( -6) -3 ( -10) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +4 (+13) +7 (+23)   +30 (+8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 48' -4h 59' -3h 34' -0h 40' +1h 48' +2h 18' +2h 11' +1h 23' -0h 28' -2h 11' -5h 44' -5h 52'   -1h 48'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 54' -1h 48' -0h 19' +1h 14' +2h 34' +3h 15' +2h 57' +1h 48' +0h 17' -1h 17' -2h 36' -3h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -46 -45.4 -37.2 -14.3 +2.2 +8.6 +2.6 -14.2 -36.7 -45.5 -46 -46.2   -26.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -1 -5 -13 -24 -32 -27 -28 -26 -23 -22 -14 -6   -18.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -31.2 (-56) -31 (-56) -27.3 (-49) -23.6 (-42) -18.3 (-33) -11.1 (-20) -8.3 (-15) -8.7 (-16) -12.5 (-23) -19.4 (-35) -24.1 (-43) -29.1 (-52) -20.4 (-37)

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