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Mahajanga/ Majunga vs Agalega Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mahajanga/ Majunga, Madagascar and Agalega, Mauritius is approximately 1,256 km or 780 mi.
  • To reach Mahajanga/ Majunga in this distance one would set out from Agalega bearing 241° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Mahajanga/ Majunga bearing 243.3° or WSW .
  • Mahajanga/ Majunga has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Agalega has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The annual average temperature is 0.2 °C (0.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.8 °C (1.4°F) more in Mahajanga/ Majunga. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 167 mm (6.6 in) less which is equivalent to 167 l/m (4.1 US gal/ft) or 1,670,000 l/ha (178,534 US gal/ac) less. About 8/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.2° lower in Mahajanga/ Majunga than in Agalega.
  • Relative humidity levels are 27.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.1°C (12.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Mahajanga/ Majunga relative to Agalega. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Agalega vs Mahajanga/ Majunga.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 1 (+1) 0 (+1) 1 (+2) 2 (+3) 2 (+4) 2 (+4) 3 (+5) 4 (+6) 4 (+7) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) 2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (-1) 0 (0) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +0 (+0) 0 (0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (-1) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -1 (-3) 0 (-1) 0 (-1) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +122 (+5) +145 (+6) +27 (+1) -78 (-3) -105 (-4) -85 (-3) -99 (-4) -60 (-2) -55 (-2) -59 (-2) -7 (0) +88 (+3) -167 (-7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 17' +0h 10' +0h 01' -0h 07' -0h 15' -0h 19' -0h 17' -0h 10' -0h 01' +0h 07' +0h 15' +0h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +4.9 -2.7 -5.2 -5.2 -5.3 -5.3 -5.2 -5.3 -5.2 -2.4 +4.7 +5.3   -2.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -15 -13 -20 -28 -33 -34 -36 -39 -37 -34 -24 -16   -27.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -3.4 (-6) -2.9 (-5) -4.5 (-8) -6.9 (-12) -9.2 (-17) -9.9 (-18) -10.3 (-19) -11 (-20) -10.1 (-18) -8.2 (-15) -4.8 (-9) -3.4 (-6) -7.1 (-13)

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