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Van vs Jos Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Van, Turkey and Jos, Nigeria is approximately 4,675 km or 2,905 mi.
  • To reach Van in this distance one would set out from Jos bearing 41.4° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Van bearing 56.3° or ENE .
  • Van has a warm, dry summer continental/ hemiboreal climate (Dsb) whereas Jos has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Van is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Jos is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 13.1 °C (23.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.9 °C (39.4°F) more in Van. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 929.7 mm (36.6 in) less which is equivalent to 929.7 l/m² (22.82 US gal/ft²) or 9,297,000 l/ha (993,911 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22.1° lower in Van than in Jos.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-47) -27 (-48) -24 (-43) -18 (-32) -10 (-18) -3 (-6) +4 (+6) +3 (+6) -2 (-4) -11 (-20) -18 (-32) -23 (-42) -13 (-23)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-44) -25 (-46) -23 (-41) -17 (-31) -10 (-19) -4 (-8) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) -5 (-8) -12 (-22) -17 (-31) -21 (-38) -13 (-24)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -23 (-41) -21 (-37) -16 (-29) -11 (-21) -7 (-13) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -7 (-12) -12 (-21) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -13 (-23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +34 (+1) +31 (+1) +13 (+0) -39 (-2) -110 (-4) -177 (-7) -300 (-12) -283 (-11) -184 (-7) +10 (+0) +42 (+2) +33 (+1) -930 (-37)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 50' -1h 08' -0h 12' +0h 47' +1h 38' +2h 04' +1h 52' +1h 08' +0h 10' -0h 48' -1h 39' -2h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -28.6 -28.5 -28.5 -24.5 -7.9 -1.4 -7.4 -24.1 -28.4 -28.3 -28.5 -28.6   -22.1

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