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Kingston vs Nairobi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kingston, Jamaica and Nairobi, Kenya is approximately 12,538 km or 7,791 mi.
  • To reach Kingston in this distance one would set out from Nairobi bearing 288.9° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kingston bearing 263.7° or W .
  • Kingston has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Nairobi has a subtropical highland climate with no dry season (Cfb).
  • The annual mean temperature is 9.4 °C (17°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1 °C (1.8°F) less in Kingston. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 114 mm (4.5 in) less which is equivalent to 114 l/m² (2.8 US gal/ft²) or 1,140,000 l/ha (121,874 US gal/ac) less. About 7/8 as much.
  • There are 477 more hours of sunlight per year in Kingston. In whichever way circa 1h 17' more per day or about 1 1/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.3° lower in Kingston than in Nairobi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.5°C (17.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +7 (+12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +10 (+17) +12 (+21) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +10 (+17) +9 (+15) +9 (+17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +12 (+22) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +12 (+22)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -25 (-1) -33 (-1) -91 (-4) -169 (-7) -22 (-1) +68 (+3) +32 (+1) +66 (+3) +60 (+2) +114 (+4) -57 (-2) -57 (-2) -114 (-4)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -7) -6 ( -19) -12 ( -40) -8 ( -26) +1 (+3) +2 (+6) +2 (+6) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) -6 ( -20) -4 ( -13)   -26 ( -7)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 34' -0h 48' +0h 05' +1h 52' +2h 11' +2h 10' +4h 07' +3h 48' +1h 24' +0h 23' +1h 02' -0h 09'   +1h 17'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 00' -0h 37' -0h 06' +0h 26' +0h 53' +1h 07' +1h 01' +0h 38' +0h 06' -0h 27' -0h 54' -1h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -19 -18.7 -15.2 +7.3 +19 +19.2 +18.9 +7.4 -14.9 -18.8 -19.2 -19.3   -4.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +3 +9 +8 +1 -1 -2 -5 -5 +2 +14 +0 +1   +2.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +7.8 (+14) +8.7 (+16) +8.5 (+15) +7.4 (+13) +9 (+16) +10.7 (+19) +11 (+20) +10.9 (+20) +11 (+20) +11.8 (+21) +9.1 (+16) +8.4 (+15) +9.5 (+17)

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