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Amherst, Ma vs Mbala Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Amherst, Ma, Usa and Mbala, Zambia is approximately 11,847 km or 7,362 mi.
  • To reach Amherst, Ma in this distance one would set out from Mbala bearing 311.3° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Amherst, Ma bearing 267° or W .
  • Amherst, Ma has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Mbala has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Amherst, Ma is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Mbala is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 9.4 °C (16.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 23 °C (41.4°F) more in Amherst, Ma. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 159.6 mm (6.3 in) less which is equivalent to 159.6 l/m² (3.92 US gal/ft²) or 1,596,000 l/ha (170,623 US gal/ac) less. About 7/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.2° lower in Amherst, Ma than in Mbala.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Amherst, Ma relative to Mbala. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Mbala vs Amherst, Ma.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-39) -20 (-37) -16 (-29) -9 (-16) -3 (-5) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) -3 (-6) -9 (-17) -14 (-25) -20 (-36) -9 (-16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-42) -21 (-39) -16 (-30) -10 (-19) -4 (-6) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) -4 (-7) -10 (-17) -14 (-25) -20 (-36) -9 (-17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-46) -24 (-44) -19 (-34) -14 (-24) -6 (-11) +1 (+3) +4 (+8) +2 (+3) -4 (-8) -12 (-21) -16 (-28) -22 (-40) -11 (-20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -156 (-6) -135 (-5) -151 (-6) -34 (-1) +82 (+3) +95 (+4) +95 (+4) +93 (+4) +82 (+3) +67 (+3) -40 (-2) -158 (-6) -160 (-6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 08' -1h 56' -0h 21' +1h 20' +2h 46' +3h 30' +3h 11' +1h 56' +0h 18' -1h 23' -2h 48' -3h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -50.4 -48.8 -32.3 -9.3 +7.4 +13.7 +7.6 -9.1 -31.8 -48.7 -50.5 -50.8   -25.2

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