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Tamanrasset vs Atbara Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamanrasset, Algeria and Atbara, Sudan is approximately 3,025 km or 1,880 mi.
  • To reach Tamanrasset in this distance one would set out from Atbara bearing 285.6° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamanrasset bearing 275.5° or W .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Tamanrasset is in or near the subtropical desert biome whereas Atbara is in or near the tropical desert biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 8.2 °C (14.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.7 °C (4.9°F) more in Tamanrasset. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 17.1 mm (0.7 in) less which is equivalent to 17.1 l/m (0.42 US gal/ft) or 171,000 l/ha (18,281 US gal/ac) less. About 5/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.4° lower in Tamanrasset than in Atbara.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10°C (18°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-17) -9 (-16) -9 (-17) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -5 (-10) -5 (-10) -8 (-14) -10 (-17) -10 (-18) -10 (-17) -8 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +1 (+0) +1 (+0) +3 (+0) +1 (+0) +3 (+0) +2 (+0) -14 (-1) -21 (-1) +2 (+0) +1 (+0) +2 (+0) +2 (+0) -17 (-1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 17' -0h 11' -0h 02' +0h 07' +0h 15' +0h 20' +0h 18' +0h 11' +0h 01' -0h 07' -0h 16' -0h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -5 -5 -5.1 -5.1 -0.1 +4.9 +0.3 -5.1 -5.1 -5.1 -5.1 -5.1   -3.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -12 -6 -3 -1 -1 -2 -12 -14 -6 -1 -7 -11   -6.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -12.7 (-23) -9.9 (-18) -9.1 (-16) -7.6 (-14) -7.3 (-13) -6.8 (-12) -11.5 (-21) -11.9 (-21) -9.9 (-18) -8.8 (-16) -11.8 (-21) -12.6 (-23) -10 (-18)

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