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Mahajanga/ Majunga vs Saint Denis, Reunion Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mahajanga/ Majunga, Madagascar and Saint Denis, Reunion, Reunion is approximately 1,129 km or 702 mi.
  • To reach Mahajanga/ Majunga in this distance one would set out from Saint Denis, Reunion bearing 299.5° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Mahajanga/ Majunga bearing 302.4° or WNW .
  • Mahajanga/ Majunga has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Saint Denis, Reunion has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The mean temperature is 2.7 °C (4.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) less in Mahajanga/ Majunga. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 55 mm (2.2 in) less which is equivalent to 55 l/m² (1.35 US gal/ft²) or 550,000 l/ha (58,799 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 651 more hours of sunlight per year in Mahajanga/ Majunga. In whichever way circa 1h 46' more per day or about 1 1/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3° higher in Mahajanga/ Majunga than in Saint Denis, Reunion.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.3°C (2.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +6 (+12) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) +4 (+8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +4 (+6) +4 (+8) +4 (+8) +4 (+8) +2 (+3) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+3) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +2 (+3) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +139 (+5) +170 (+7) -94 (-4) -90 (-4) -72 (-3) -74 (-3) -68 (-3) -46 (-2) -45 (-2) -24 (-1) +23 (+1) +127 (+5) -55 (-2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) +1 (+4) -3 ( -10) -9 ( -30) -12 ( -39) -13 ( -43) -16 ( -52) -15 ( -48) -13 ( -43) -10 ( -32) -5 ( -17) -1 ( -3)   -95 ( -26)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 36' -1h 10' +0h 27' +2h 30' +2h 30' +2h 34' +2h 32' +3h 09' +3h 22' +3h 42' +2h 46' +0h 27'   +1h 46'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 17' -0h 11' -0h 02' +0h 07' +0h 15' +0h 19' +0h 18' +0h 11' +0h 01' -0h 07' -0h 16' -0h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -2.2 +4.8 +5.2 +5.3 +5.2 +5.2 +5.3 +5.2 +5.2 +4.6 -1.9 -5.2   +3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -3 +2 -11 -14 -19 -18 -22 -24 -24 -19 -10 -6   -14
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.1 (0) +1.1 (+2) -1.1 (-2) -0.8 (-1) -2.8 (-5) -2.7 (-5) -3.2 (-6) -3.8 (-7) -3 (-5) -1.5 (-3) +1.4 (+3) +0.4 (+1) -1.3 (-2)

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