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Lome vs Matam Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lome, Togo and Matam, Senegal is approximately 1,899 km or 1,180 mi.
  • To reach Lome in this distance one would set out from Matam bearing 122.1° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lome bearing 124.8° or SE .
  • Lome has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Matam has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Lome is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome whereas Matam is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2.9 °C (5.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.4 °C (13.3°F) less in Lome. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 510.4 mm (20.1 in) more which is equivalent to 510.4 l/m² (12.53 US gal/ft²) or 5,104,000 l/ha (545,651 US gal/ac) more. About 2 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.8° higher in Lome than in Matam.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-1 (-2) +-4 (-7) -7 (-12) -10 (-17) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -9 (-15) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -5 (-10) +-2 (-3) -7 (-12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +1 (+3) -1 (-2) -4 (-8) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +6 (+12) +4 (+7) +1 (+1) -3 (-6) -5 (-8) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +9 (+0) +22 (+1) +53 (+2) +95 (+4) +152 (+6) +227 (+9) +6 (+0) -101 (-4) -30 (-1) +54 (+2) +18 (+1) +7 (+0) +510 (+20)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 30' +0h 18' +0h 03' -0h 13' -0h 26' -0h 33' -0h 30' -0h 18' -0h 02' +0h 13' +0h 27' +0h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +9.4 +9.3 +9.3 -2.1 -9.4 -9.5 -9.3 -2.2 +9.3 +9.3 +9.4 +9.5   +2.8

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