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Tamanrasset vs Mcmurdo Sound Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamanrasset, Algeria and Mcmurdo Sound, Antarctica is approximately 13,814 km or 8,584 mi.
  • To reach Tamanrasset in this distance one would set out from Mcmurdo Sound bearing 201° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamanrasset bearing 355.3° or N .
  • Tamanrasset has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Mcmurdo Sound has a ice cap climate (EF).
  • The annual mean temperature is 39 °C (70.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.5 °C (15.3°F) less in Tamanrasset. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 170.2 mm (6.7 in) less which is equivalent to 170.2 l/m² (4.18 US gal/ft²) or 1,702,000 l/ha (181,955 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 55.4° higher in Tamanrasset than in Mcmurdo Sound.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+28) +24 (+43) +35 (+64) +43 (+78) +49 (+89) +52 (+93) +55 (+98) +56 (+100) +52 (+94) +42 (+75) +27 (+49) +17 (+31) +39 (+70)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -15 (-1) -28 (-1) -12 (0) -16 (-1) -15 (-1) -24 (-1) -12 (0) -7 (0) -2 (0) -17 (-1) -10 (0) -12 (0) -170 (-7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -13h 13' -11h 21' -1h 47' +7h 53' +13h 05' +13h 22' +13h 14' +11h 13' +1h 32' -8h 10' -13h 06' -13h 22'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +15.2 +33.8 +55.3 +78.3 +95.2 +100.5 +95.5 +78.8 +56.4 +33.4 +15.1 +8.2   +55.4

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