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Phnom Penh vs Zanzibar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Phnom Penh, Cambodia and Zanzibar, Tanzania is approximately 7,523 km or 4,675 mi.
  • To reach Phnom Penh in this distance one would set out from Zanzibar bearing 74.8° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Phnom Penh bearing 78.3° or ENE .
  • Phnom Penh has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Zanzibar has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The annual average temperature is 2 °C (3.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.5 °C (0.9°F) more in Phnom Penh. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 277 mm (10.9 in) less which is equivalent to 277 l/m² (6.8 US gal/ft²) or 2,770,000 l/ha (296,131 US gal/ac) less. About 5/6 as much.
  • There are 265 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Phnom Penh. In whichever way circa 0h 43' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.8° lower in Phnom Penh than in Zanzibar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.1°C (9.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-2) -1 (-2) +2 (+3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +4 (+6) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) -1 (-1) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) 0 (0) +3 (+5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -82 (-3) -46 (-2) -113 (-4) -324 (-13) -121 (-5) +87 (+3) +123 (+5) +113 (+4) +174 (+7) +160 (+6) -99 (-4) -149 (-6) -277 (-11)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 52' +0h 04' +1h 19' +2h 18' -0h 29' -1h 00' -2h 34' -2h 46' -4h 12' -1h 40' -0h 18' -0h 11'   -0h 43'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 54' -0h 34' -0h 06' +0h 23' +0h 48' +1h 01' +0h 55' +0h 34' +0h 05' -0h 24' -0h 49' -1h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -17.7 -16.9 -4.8 +17.7 +17.7 +17.7 +17.6 +17.3 -3.8 -16.6 -17.5 -17.8   -0.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7 +8 +2 +0 +13 +18 +22 +26 +29 +23 +10 +7   +13.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.7 (+1) +1.9 (+3) +1.9 (+3) +2.8 (+5) +5.7 (+10) +7.4 (+13) +8.3 (+15) +10.3 (+19) +10.5 (+19) +7.2 (+13) +3.2 (+6) +1.1 (+2) +5.1 (+9)

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