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Kufra vs Catania, Sicily Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kufra, Libya and Catania, Sicily, Italy is approximately 1,668 km or 1,037 mi.
  • To reach Kufra in this distance one would set out from Catania, Sicily bearing 149.7° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kufra bearing 153.9° or SSE .
  • Kufra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Catania, Sicily has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Kufra is in or near the subtropical desert biome whereas Catania, Sicily is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The mean temperature is 5.8 °C (10.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F) more in Kufra. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 546.2 mm (21.5 in) less which is equivalent to 546.2 l/m² (13.41 US gal/ft²) or 5,462,000 l/ha (583,924 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • There are 1201 more hours of sunlight per year in Kufra. In whichever way circa 3h 17' more per day or about 1 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.2° higher in Kufra than in Catania, Sicily.
  • Relative humidity levels are 37.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.8°C (12.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +7 (+12) +10 (+18) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +11 (+19) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +8 (+14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +10 (+17) +11 (+19) +9 (+15) +5 (+10) +5 (+9) +4 (+8) +5 (+10) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +6 (+10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (-1) +2 (+3) +5 (+8) +7 (+12) +8 (+15) +6 (+12) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +1 (+2) -1 (-1) +4 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -75 (-3) -53 (-2) -46 (-2) -35 (-1) -19 (-1) -6 (0) -5 (0) -8 (0) -45 (-2) -106 (-4) -62 (-2) -86 (-3) -546 (-22)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -9 ( -29) -5 ( -18) -6 ( -19) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -7) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) -3 ( -10) -7 ( -23) -7 ( -23) -8 ( -26)   -56 ( -15)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +5h 01' +4h 44' +3h 56' +2h 54' +2h 05' +1h 50' +2h 05' +3h 00' +2h 06' +3h 36' +4h 04' +4h 05'   +3h 17'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 57' +0h 35' +0h 06' -0h 24' -0h 50' -1h 04' -0h 57' -0h 35' -0h 05' +0h 25' +0h 51' +1h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +13.2 +13.2 +13.2 +13.2 +13.2 +13.1 +13 +13.2 +13.2 +13.2 +13.2 +13.3   +13.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -28 -33 -37 -42 -44 -42 -41 -44 -41 -41 -33 -28   -37.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4.5 (-8) -5.1 (-9) -4 (-7) -4.5 (-8) -5.9 (-11) -8.1 (-15) -10.8 (-19) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -7.7 (-14) -4.8 (-9) -4.5 (-8) -6.8 (-12)

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