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Khost vs Jos Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Khost, Afghanistan and Jos, Nigeria is approximately 6,726 km or 4,180 mi.
  • To reach Khost in this distance one would set out from Jos bearing 57.1° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Khost bearing 82.1° or E .
  • Khost has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Jos has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Khost is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome whereas Jos is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 4.8 °C (8.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19 °C (34.2°F) more in Khost. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 838.3 mm (33 in) less which is equivalent to 838.3 l/m (20.57 US gal/ft) or 8,383,000 l/ha (896,198 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17° lower in Khost than in Jos.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-26) -15 (-27) -11 (-20) -5 (-9) 2 (+4) +9 (+16) +9 (+17) +8 (+14) +4 (+8) -1 (-3) -8 (-14) -12 (-22) -3 (-5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -12 (-21) -7 (-12) -1 (-1) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +2 (+3) -4 (-8) -10 (-19) -14 (-25) -5 (-9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-24) -14 (-25) -12 (-21) -8 (-14) -4 (-7) +3 (+5) +5 (+8) +5 (+8) 0 (0) -6 (-11) -11 (-20) -13 (-24) -6 (-11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +26 (+1) +51 (+2) +32 (+1) -28 (-1) -120 (-5) -177 (-7) -228 (-9) -228 (-9) -167 (-7) -31 (-1) +11 (+0) +20 (+1) -838 (-33)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 26' -0h 53' -0h 09' +0h 36' +1h 16' +1h 36' +1h 27' +0h 53' +0h 08' -0h 38' -1h 17' -1h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -23.5 -23.4 -23.4 -19.4 -2.8 +3.7 -2.3 -19 -23.3 -23.2 -23.3 -23.5   -17

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