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Mombasa vs Kingston Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mombasa, Kenya and Kingston, Jamaica is approximately 12,934 km or 8,038 mi.
  • To reach Mombasa in this distance one would set out from Kingston bearing 85.5° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Mombasa bearing 108° or ESE .
  • Mombasa has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As) whereas Kingston has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean temperature is 0.8 °C (1.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.8 °C (3.2°F) more in Mombasa. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 261.7 mm (10.3 in) more which is equivalent to 261.7 l/m² (6.42 US gal/ft²) or 2,617,000 l/ha (279,775 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • There are 12 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Mombasa. In whichever way circa 0h 01' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4° higher in Mombasa than in Kingston.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.2°C (0.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +5 (+8) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) 1 (+2) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) 1 (+1) +3 (+5) 1 (+2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) -1 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) +1 (+1) 0 (0) 0 (-1) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -5 (-10) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +14 (+1) -4 (0) +46 (+2) +117 (+5) +98 (+4) -26 (-1) +21 (+1) -24 (-1) -19 (-1) -65 (-3) +53 (+2) +51 (+2) +262 (+10)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) +2 (+6) +10 (+33) +11 (+35) +3 (+10) +5 (+16) +5 (+16) +2 (+7) -2 ( -6) +1 (+3) +2 (+6)   +38 (+10)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 05' +0h 31' +0h 17' -1h 30' -1h 34' -0h 24' -1h 25' -0h 11' +1h 00' +1h 07' +1h 00' +0h 42'   -0h 01'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 09' +0h 43' +0h 07' -0h 29' -1h 01' -1h 17' -1h 10' -0h 43' -0h 06' +0h 30' +1h 02' +1h 17'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +21.7 +21.2 +13 -10 -21.7 -21.9 -21.6 -10.1 +12.5 +21.3 +21.8 +22   +4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2 -4 -2 +1 +8 +5 +5 +9 +5 -1 +7 +2   +2.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +1.6 (+3) +1.6 (+3) +1.7 (+3) +1.3 (+2) +0.4 (+1) -2.1 (-4) -2.8 (-5) -1.9 (-3) -2.1 (-4) -2.4 (-4) +0.9 (+2) +1.3 (+2) -0.2 (0)

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