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Tamanrasset vs Gaalkacyo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamanrasset, Algeria and Gaalkacyo, Somalia is approximately 4,832 km or 3,002 mi.
  • To reach Tamanrasset in this distance one would set out from Gaalkacyo bearing 296.2° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamanrasset bearing 284.9° or WNW .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Tamanrasset is in or near the subtropical desert biome whereas Gaalkacyo is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 5.5 °C (9.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.1 °C (21.8°F) more in Tamanrasset. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 60.2 mm (2.4 in) less which is equivalent to 60.2 l/m (1.48 US gal/ft) or 602,000 l/ha (64,358 US gal/ac) less. About 3/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.2° lower in Tamanrasset than in Gaalkacyo.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -4 (-7) -8 (-14) -12 (-22) -5 (-9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -11 (-19) -9 (-17) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) +0 (+1) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) -2 (-3) -5 (-9) -9 (-17) -12 (-22) -6 (-10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -13 (-23) -6 (-11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +1 (+0) +0 (+0) +2 (+0) -24 (-1) -30 (-1) +2 (+0) +4 (+0) +5 (+0) +8 (+0) -21 (-1) -9 (0) +1 (+0) -60 (-2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) -0.5 ( -2) -0.5 ( -2) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13) +1.5 (+5) +1.5 (+5) +1.5 (+5) +2.5 (+8) 0 ( 0) +0.5 (+2) +0.5 (+2)   +2 (+1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 53' -0h 33' -0h 06' +0h 22' +0h 47' +0h 59' +0h 53' +0h 33' +0h 05' -0h 23' -0h 47' -0h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -15.9 -15.8 -15.9 -5.8 +10.8 +15.9 +11 -5.4 -15.9 -15.9 -16 -16   -7.2

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