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Zanzibar vs Athens Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Zanzibar, Tanzania and Athens, Greece is approximately 5,172 km or 3,214 mi.
  • To reach Zanzibar in this distance one would set out from Athens bearing 158.5° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Zanzibar bearing 163.1° or SSE .
  • Zanzibar has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Athens has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The annual average temperature is 8.1 °C (14.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.7 °C (26.5°F) less in Zanzibar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1307.8 mm (51.5 in) more which is equivalent to 1307.8 l/m (32.1 US gal/ft) or 13,078,000 l/ha (1,398,125 US gal/ac) more. About 4 1/2 as much.
  • There are 1 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Zanzibar. In whichever way circa 0h 00' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.9° higher in Zanzibar than in Athens.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.3°C (14.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+34) +18 (+33) +16 (+29) +10 (+17) +5 (+8) +-1 (-1) -4 (-6) -3 (-6) +1 (+2) +8 (+14) +12 (+22) +16 (+29) +8 (+15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+32) +17 (+31) +15 (+28) +11 (+20) +6 (+10) +0 (+1) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) +1 (+1) +7 (+12) +11 (+20) +15 (+28) +8 (+14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+28) +15 (+27) +14 (+24) +11 (+21) +7 (+12) +1 (+2) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -1 (-2) +4 (+7) +9 (+15) +14 (+25) +7 (+12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +44 (+2) +8 (+0) +110 (+4) +373 (+15) +238 (+9) +58 (+2) +44 (+2) +42 (+2) +38 (+2) +49 (+2) +175 (+7) +127 (+5) +1308 (+51)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 36' +2h 45' +1h 30' -1h 56' -1h 56' -3h 20' -4h 42' -3h 09' -0h 56' +1h 27' +2h 36' +4h 09'   +0h 00'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 37' +1h 38' +0h 17' -1h 07' -2h 19' -2h 56' -2h 40' -1h 38' -0h 15' +1h 10' +2h 21' +2h 56'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +44 +43.1 +31 +8 -8.6 -15 -9.1 +7.6 +30.3 +43 +43.9 +44.2   +21.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -8 -7 +0 +11 +11 +11 +13 +8 +0 -6 -4 -6   +1.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +15.1 (+27) +14.8 (+27) +14.6 (+26) +13 (+23) +8.2 (+15) +3.4 (+6) +1.4 (+3) +0 (+0) +0.7 (+1) +4.9 (+9) +9.8 (+18) +13.5 (+24) +8.3 (+15)

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