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Medan, Sumatra vs Lagos Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Medan, Sumatra, Indonesia and Lagos, Nigeria is approximately 10,552 km or 6,557 mi.
  • To reach Medan, Sumatra in this distance one would set out from Lagos bearing 85.8° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Medan, Sumatra bearing 96.9° or E .
  • Medan, Sumatra has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Lagos has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Medan, Sumatra is in or near the tropical moist forest biome whereas Lagos is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 0.6 °C (1.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F) less in Medan, Sumatra. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 618.4 mm (24.3 in) more which is equivalent to 618.4 l/m² (15.18 US gal/ft²) or 6,184,000 l/ha (661,111 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.3° higher in Medan, Sumatra than in Lagos.
  • Relative humidity levels are 20.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.2°C (9.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Medan, Sumatra relative to Lagos. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Lagos vs Medan, Sumatra.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) 0 (0) 1 (+2) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) 0 (-1) -1 (-3) -3 (-5) 0 (+0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +1 (+3) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (-1) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) 0 (0) +0 (+0) 0 (-1) +0 (+0) 0 (0) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +125 (+5) +53 (+2) +26 (+1) +5 (+0) +43 (+2) -166 (-7) -70 (-3) +74 (+3) +47 (+2) +131 (+5) +207 (+8) +143 (+6) +618 (+24)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +5 (+18) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) 0 ( 0) -9 ( -30) -2 ( -6) +3 (+10) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) +12 (+40) +14 (+45)   +45 (+12)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 09' +0h 05' +0h 01' -0h 04' -0h 08' -0h 10' -0h 09' -0h 05' -0h 00' +0h 04' +0h 08' +0h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +3 +2.9 +2.7 -3 -2.9 -3 -3.1 -3.1 +2.9 +3.1 +3.1 +3   +0.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -17 -20 -19 -19 -22 -25 -29 -25 -22 -19 -16 -15   -20.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -6.8 (-12) -6.2 (-11) -4.9 (-9) -4.1 (-7) -5.7 (-10) -4.6 (-8) -4.2 (-8) -4.3 (-8) -4.6 (-8) -4.4 (-8) -5.2 (-9)

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