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Tamanrasset vs Cairo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamanrasset, Algeria and Cairo, Egypt is approximately 2,704 km or 1,680 mi.
  • To reach Tamanrasset in this distance one would set out from Cairo bearing 258.7° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamanrasset bearing 247° or WSW .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Both are in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 0.3 °C (0.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.1 °C (3.8°F) more in Tamanrasset. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 16.8 mm (0.7 in) more which is equivalent to 16.8 l/m (0.41 US gal/ft) or 168,000 l/ha (17,960 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/3 as much.
  • There are 68 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Tamanrasset. In whichever way circa 0h 11' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.1° higher in Tamanrasset than in Cairo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 33.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.5°C (22.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +0 (0) +0 (0) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-2) +0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +0 (+0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) +0 (+0) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) +0 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 0 (0) +2 (+4) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -6 (0) -3 (0) -1 (0) 0 (0) +6 (+0) +4 (+0) +5 (+0) +6 (+0) +8 (+0) +2 (+0) -1 (0) -3 (0) +17 (+1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -7) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +2 (+7) +2 (+6) +2 (+6) +2.5 (+8) +2 (+6) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3)   +3.5 (+1)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 17' +1h 14' +1h 27' +0h 14' -0h 07' -2h 42' -1h 25' -1h 13' -1h 22' -1h 34' -0h 20' +1h 19'   -0h 11'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 28' +0h 17' +0h 03' -0h 12' -0h 25' -0h 31' -0h 28' -0h 17' -0h 02' +0h 12' +0h 25' +0h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +7.3 +7.3 +7.3 +7.3 +7.2 +5.9 +7 +7.3 +7.3 +7.2 +7.2 +7.3   +7.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -35 -32 -34 -28 -27 -29 -38 -39 -36 -32 -33 -34   -33.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -12.1 (-22) -11.5 (-21) -12.5 (-23) -11.7 (-21) -11.4 (-21) -12 (-22) -15.1 (-27) -14.7 (-26) -13.3 (-24) -12.1 (-22) -12.4 (-22) -11.7 (-21) -12.5 (-23)

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