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Johannesburg vs Sao Luis Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Johannesburg, South Africa and Sao Luis, Brazil is approximately 8,142 km or 5,059 mi.
  • To reach Johannesburg in this distance one would set out from Sao Luis bearing 116.6° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Johannesburg bearing 95.5° or E .
  • Johannesburg has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Sao Luis has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Johannesburg is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome whereas Sao Luis is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 9.9 °C (17.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.7 °C (15.7°F) more in Johannesburg. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1782.1 mm (70.2 in) less which is equivalent to 1782.1 l/m² (43.74 US gal/ft²) or 17,821,000 l/ha (1,905,183 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.5° lower in Johannesburg than in Sao Luis.
  • Relative humidity levels are 25.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.3°C (27.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -5 (-10) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -13 (-24) -13 (-24) -11 (-19) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -6 (-12) -5 (-9) -8 (-14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -13 (-24) -15 (-28) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -10 (-19) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -10 (-18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -13 (-24) -17 (-31) -19 (-34) -19 (-33) -17 (-31) -15 (-26) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -13 (-24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -131 (-5) -288 (-11) -332 (-13) -419 (-16) -307 (-12) -162 (-6) -134 (-5) -26 (-1) +7 (+0) -4 (0) +1 (+0) +11 (+0) -1782 (-70)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 18' +0h 49' +0h 09' -0h 33' -1h 09' -1h 27' -1h 19' -0h 49' -0h 07' +0h 35' +1h 10' +1h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +10.7 -7.4 -23.1 -23.5 -23.5 -23.6 -23.6 -23.7 -23.2 -6.7 +10.8 +18.1   -11.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -17 -17 -19 -26 -32 -33 -34 -37 -34 -26 -18 -16   -25.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -9 (-16) -9.5 (-17) -10.9 (-20) -14.8 (-27) -19.7 (-35) -22.1 (-40) -22.1 (-40) -21.1 (-38) -18.2 (-33) -13.8 (-25) -11.7 (-21) -10.1 (-18) -15.3 (-28)

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