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Cairns vs Lagos Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cairns, Australia and Lagos, Nigeria is approximately 15,775 km or 9,803 mi.
  • To reach Cairns in this distance one would set out from Lagos bearing 109° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cairns bearing 78.9° or E .
  • Cairns has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Lagos has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Cairns is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Lagos is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 2 °C (3.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.9 °C (5.2°F) more in Cairns. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 557.8 mm (22 in) more which is equivalent to 557.8 l/m (13.69 US gal/ft) or 5,578,000 l/ha (596,325 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.3° lower in Cairns than in Lagos.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-1 (-1) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) +-1 (-1) -2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) +0 (+0) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -4 (-8) -5 (-10) -4 (-8) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +384 (+15) +382 (+15) +365 (+14) +78 (+3) -95 (-4) -266 (-10) -217 (-9) -99 (-4) -127 (-5) -82 (-3) +60 (+2) +176 (+7) +558 (+22)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 13' +0h 45' +0h 08' -0h 31' -1h 05' -1h 21' -1h 14' -0h 45' -0h 07' +0h 32' +1h 06' +1h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +22.5 +10.3 -10.6 -23.4 -23.3 -23.4 -23.5 -23.6 -11.5 +10.5 +22.3 +23.4   -4.3

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