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Tamanrasset vs Riyadh Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamanrasset, Algeria and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia is approximately 4,193 km or 2,606 mi.
  • To reach Tamanrasset in this distance one would set out from Riyadh bearing 275.9° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamanrasset bearing 258.6° or WSW .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Both are in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 4 °C (7.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5 °C (9°F) less in Tamanrasset. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 58.5 mm (2.3 in) less which is equivalent to 58.5 l/m² (1.44 US gal/ft²) or 585,000 l/ha (62,540 US gal/ac) less. About 3/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.8° higher in Tamanrasset than in Riyadh.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.2°C (9.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -9 (-16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-3) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -5 (-10) -5 (-10) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -5 (-10) -4 (-8) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) -4 (-7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) 0 (0) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +1 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -10 (0) -9 (0) -21 (-1) -28 (-1) -2 (0) +4 (+0) +4 (+0) +5 (+0) +8 (+0) +2 (+0) -4 (0) -9 (0) -59 (-2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3 ( -10) -1 ( -4) -2 ( -6) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) +2 (+7) +1.5 (+5) +2 (+6) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) -4 ( -13) -2 ( -6)   -1.5 ( 0)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 07' +0h 04' +0h 00' -0h 03' -0h 06' -0h 07' -0h 07' -0h 04' -0h 00' +0h 03' +0h 06' +0h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +1.9 +2 +1.9 +1.9 +1.9 +0.5 +1.7 +1.8 +1.9 +1.8 +1.8 +1.9   +1.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -26 -18 -16 -14 -3 +6 +5 +8 +6 +4 -9 -19   -6.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -10.2 (-18) -8.6 (-15) -10.3 (-19) -10.4 (-19) -6.5 (-12) +0.8 (+1) -1 (-2) +0.9 (+2) -0.4 (-1) -1.6 (-3) -6.7 (-12) -8 (-14) -5.2 (-9)

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