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Tamanrasset vs Cape Town Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamanrasset, Algeria and Cape Town, South Africa is approximately 6,464 km or 4,017 mi.
  • To reach Tamanrasset in this distance one would set out from Cape Town bearing 345.7° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamanrasset bearing 347.1° or NNW .
  • Tamanrasset is in or near the subtropical desert biome whereas Cape Town is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 5.1 °C (9.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.1 °C (12.8°F) more in Tamanrasset. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 432.2 mm (17 in) less which is equivalent to 432.2 l/m² (10.61 US gal/ft²) or 4,322,000 l/ha (462,050 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • There are 390 more hours of sunlight per year in Tamanrasset. In whichever way circa 1h 03' more per day or about 1 1/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.7° higher in Tamanrasset than in Cape Town.
  • Relative humidity levels are 55% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.1°C (23.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) 1 (+2) +7 (+13) +12 (+22) +17 (+31) +17 (+31) +16 (+29) +14 (+25) +8 (+14) 2 (+4) -4 (-7) +7 (+12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-15) -6 (-11) -1 (-3) +5 (+9) +11 (+20) +16 (+29) +17 (+30) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +6 (+12) -1 (-1) -6 (-10) +5 (+9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -3 (-5) +2 (+4) +8 (+14) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +11 (+20) +5 (+9) -2 (-4) -8 (-14) +3 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -13 (-1) -15 (-1) -18 (-1) -39 (-2) -62 (-2) -89 (-4) -78 (-3) -71 (-3) -33 (-1) +0 (+0) +1 (+0) -15 (-1) -432 (-17)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -14) -5 ( -16) -7 ( -23) -11 ( -35) -11 ( -37) -11 ( -35) -10 ( -32) -7 ( -23) -6 ( -19) -5 ( -17) -4 ( -13)   -85 ( -23)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 44' -0h 53' +1h 01' +3h 02' +4h 25' +3h 12' +4h 34' +3h 40' +1h 48' -1h 03' -1h 58' -3h 23'   +1h 03'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 13' -2h 00' -0h 22' +1h 23' +2h 51' +3h 35' +3h 15' +2h 00' +0h 19' -1h 26' -2h 53' -3h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -28.4 -9.7 +11.7 +35 +51.5 +56.6 +51.6 +35.2 +12.4 -10.3 -28.5 -35.7   +11.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -47 -51 -58 -61 -64 -63 -63 -60 -55 -48 -46 -44   -55
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -21.9 (-39) -21.8 (-39) -20.6 (-37) -15.7 (-28) -11.4 (-21) -6.5 (-12) -5.7 (-10) -5.5 (-10) -6.1 (-11) -8.8 (-16) -14.5 (-26) -18.3 (-33) -13.1 (-24)

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