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Kufra vs Cairns Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kufra, Libya and Cairns, Australia is approximately 14,007 km or 8,704 mi.
  • To reach Kufra in this distance one would set out from Cairns bearing 288° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kufra bearing 273.8° or W .
  • Kufra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Cairns has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Kufra is in or near the subtropical desert biome whereas Cairns is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 1.8 °C (3.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.2 °C (20.2°F) more in Kufra. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2063.4 mm (81.2 in) less which is equivalent to 2063.4 l/m² (50.64 US gal/ft²) or 20,634,000 l/ha (2,205,912 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.3° lower in Kufra than in Cairns.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-19) -8 (-15) -2 (-4) 4 (+7) +10 (+17) +13 (+24) +12 (+22) +11 (+21) +7 (+13) 3 (+5) -4 (-6) -9 (-17) 2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-26) -12 (-22) -7 (-13) -1 (-2) +5 (+9) +9 (+16) +9 (+17) +8 (+15) +4 (+7) -1 (-1) -8 (-14) -13 (-24) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-33) -17 (-30) -12 (-22) -7 (-12) 0 (0) +4 (+8) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +1 (+2) -4 (-6) -11 (-21) -17 (-31) -6 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -397 (-16) -422 (-17) -449 (-18) -225 (-9) -107 (-4) -50 (-2) -26 (-1) -21 (-1) -33 (-1) -44 (-2) -100 (-4) -190 (-7) -2063 (-81)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 12' -1h 22' -0h 15' +0h 57' +1h 57' +2h 27' +2h 14' +1h 22' +0h 13' -0h 59' -1h 58' -2h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -40.1 -27.8 -6.9 +16.4 +32.9 +39.4 +33.3 +16.9 -5.9 -27.8 -39.8 -41   -4.3

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