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Paris vs Kigali Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Paris, France and Kigali, Rwanda is approximately 6,249 km or 3,883 mi.
  • To reach Paris in this distance one would set out from Kigali bearing 338.3° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Paris bearing 325.9° or NW .
  • Paris has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Kigali has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Paris is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Kigali is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 8.9 °C (16.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15 °C (27°F) more in Paris. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 409 mm (16.1 in) less which is equivalent to 409 l/m² (10.04 US gal/ft²) or 4,090,000 l/ha (437,248 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 33.3° lower in Paris than in Kigali.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -19 (-34) -14 (-25) -9 (-16) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -11 (-20) -16 (-29) -19 (-34) -10 (-19)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -13 (-23) -9 (-16) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) 0 (0) -3 (-5) -5 (-8) -9 (-16) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -9 (-16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -7 (-13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -13 (-1) -54 (-2) -71 (-3) -141 (-6) -35 (-1) +34 (+1) +50 (+2) +30 (+1) -31 (-1) -52 (-2) -76 (-3) -50 (-2) -409 (-16)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +7 (+23) +4 (+14) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13) -2 ( -6) +9 (+30) +11 (+35) +9 (+29) +4 (+13) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13)   +40 (+11)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 33' -2h 10' -0h 23' +1h 30' +3h 08' +3h 59' +3h 36' +2h 11' +0h 20' -1h 33' -3h 10' -3h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -50.6 -50.2 -45.6 -23 -6.4 +0 -5.9 -22.7 -45.1 -50 -50.5 -50.7   -33.3

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