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Tamanrasset vs Damascus Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamanrasset, Algeria and Damascus, Syria is approximately 3,253 km or 2,021 mi.
  • To reach Tamanrasset in this distance one would set out from Damascus bearing 256.8° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamanrasset bearing 241.9° or WSW .
  • Tamanrasset has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Damascus has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Tamanrasset is in or near the subtropical desert biome whereas Damascus is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 4.3 °C (7.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.8 °C (6.8°F) less in Tamanrasset. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 160.4 mm (6.3 in) less which is equivalent to 160.4 l/m (3.94 US gal/ft) or 1,604,000 l/ha (171,478 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • There are 251 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Tamanrasset. In whichever way circa 0h 40' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.4° higher in Tamanrasset than in Damascus.
  • Relative humidity levels are 27.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.9°C (12.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +8 (+15) +6 (+11) +3 (+6) +2 (+3) +-2 (-3) +-2 (-3) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +4 (+7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+10) +6 (+12) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +5 (+10) +4 (+8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +5 (+8) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +4 (+8) +5 (+8) +4 (+8) +4 (+6) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +4 (+8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -43 (-2) -32 (-1) -24 (-1) -13 (-1) +1 (+0) +4 (+0) +5 (+0) +6 (+0) +8 (+0) -8 (0) -25 (-1) -38 (-2) -160 (-6)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -9 ( -29) -7 ( -25) -6 ( -19) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -6) +2 (+7) +2 (+6) +2 (+6) +3 (+10) +1 (+3) -5 ( -17) -7 ( -23)   -29 ( -8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 25' +2h 26' +1h 25' -0h 10' -1h 42' -4h 02' -3h 29' -3h 00' -2h 38' -1h 42' -0h 18' +1h 38'   -0h 40'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 42' +0h 26' +0h 04' -0h 18' -0h 37' -0h 47' -0h 43' -0h 26' -0h 04' +0h 18' +0h 38' +0h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +10.6 +10.6 +10.6 +10.6 +10.5 +9.2 +10.2 +10.5 +10.6 +10.5 +10.5 +10.6   +10.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -48 -42 -37 -27 -20 -16 -16 -16 -18 -16 -32 -45   -27.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -8.7 (-16) -8 (-14) -8.5 (-15) -6.9 (-12) -5.9 (-11) -5.3 (-10) -7.1 (-13) -6.5 (-12) -6.2 (-11) -4 (-7) -7.3 (-13) -8 (-14) -6.9 (-12)

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