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Timbuktu vs Lubumbashi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Timbuktu, Mali and Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic Of The Congo is approximately 4,608 km or 2,864 mi.
  • To reach Timbuktu in this distance one would set out from Lubumbashi bearing 312.8° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Timbuktu bearing 311.3° or NW .
  • Timbuktu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Lubumbashi has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • Timbuktu is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Lubumbashi is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 8.1 °C (14.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.5 °C (9.9°F) more in Timbuktu. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1078.5 mm (42.5 in) less which is equivalent to 1078.5 l/m² (26.47 US gal/ft²) or 10,785,000 l/ha (1,152,988 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • There are 655 more hours of sunlight per year in Timbuktu. In whichever way circa 1h 48' more per day or about 1 1/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.4° lower in Timbuktu than in Lubumbashi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 38.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.6°C (11.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 4 (+7) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +16 (+29) +17 (+31) +13 (+23) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) +10 (+17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) +4 (+6) +6 (+11) +10 (+18) +15 (+27) +18 (+32) +15 (+26) +10 (+18) +9 (+15) +8 (+14) +5 (+8) +1 (+1) +8 (+15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +7 (+13) +14 (+25) +18 (+32) +16 (+29) +13 (+23) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +1 (+2) -3 (-5) +7 (+12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -250 (-10) -315 (-12) -211 (-8) -54 (-2) +1 (+0) +20 (+1) +54 (+2) +93 (+4) +27 (+1) -25 (-1) -156 (-6) -265 (-10) -1079 (-42)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -23.5 ( -76) -23.5 ( -83) -18.5 ( -60) -7.5 ( -25) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) +8 (+26) +10 (+32) +4 (+13) -3 ( -10) -14.5 ( -48) -24.5 ( -79)   -89 ( -25)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 54' +5h 18' +3h 56' +1h 44' +0h 25' -0h 28' -0h 36' -1h 15' -0h 32' +0h 32' +3h 08' +4h 36'   +1h 48'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 29' -0h 55' -0h 10' +0h 38' +1h 19' +1h 39' +1h 30' +0h 55' +0h 08' -0h 39' -1h 20' -1h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -28.1 -23.9 -4.4 +18.8 +28.3 +28.4 +28.1 +18.9 -3.8 -23.9 -28 -28.4   -1.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -59 -65 -64 -60 -45 -30 -12 +10 +0 -25 -51 -59   -38.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -18.9 (-34) -19 (-34) -17.9 (-32) -15.1 (-27) -4.5 (-8) +5.5 (+10) +9.6 (+17) +12.2 (+22) +7.7 (+14) -4.4 (-8) -15.4 (-28) -18.8 (-34) -6.6 (-12)

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