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Johannesburg vs Lusaka Int. Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Johannesburg, South Africa and Lusaka Int., Zambia is approximately 1,205 km or 749 mi.
  • To reach Johannesburg in this distance one would set out from Lusaka Int. bearing 181.1° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Johannesburg bearing 181.1° or S .
  • Johannesburg has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Lusaka Int. has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • Johannesburg is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome whereas Lusaka Int. is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 3.7 °C (6.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.4 °C (2.5°F) more in Johannesburg. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 339.1 mm (13.4 in) less which is equivalent to 339.1 l/m² (8.32 US gal/ft²) or 3,391,000 l/ha (362,520 US gal/ac) less. About 5/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.8° lower in Johannesburg than in Lusaka Int..
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.2°C (9.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-3) -2 (-4) -4 (-6) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -5 (-10) -2 (-3) -5 (-9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -5 (-10) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) -2 (-3) -4 (-7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -4 (-7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -120 (-5) -92 (-4) -5 (0) +19 (+1) +10 (+0) +9 (+0) +4 (+0) +6 (+0) +25 (+1) -11 (0) -78 (-3) -105 (-4) -339 (-13)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 38' +0h 23' +0h 04' -0h 16' -0h 34' -0h 42' -0h 38' -0h 23' -0h 03' +0h 17' +0h 34' +0h 42'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -1.5 -10.2 -10.8 -10.8 -10.8 -10.9 -10.8 -10.8 -10.7 -9.9 -1.3 +5.3   -7.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -14.3 -11.5 -10.7 -11.8 -12.3 -12.2 -9.1 -6.6 +0.7 +6.4 +0.8 -13.6   -7.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4 (-7) -4.3 (-8) -4.8 (-9) -6.3 (-11) -7.5 (-14) -7.4 (-13) -6.4 (-12) -5.8 (-10) -4.6 (-8) -2.8 (-5) -4 (-7) -4.6 (-8) -5.2 (-9)

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