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Kufra vs Gafsa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kufra, Libya and Gafsa, Tunisia is approximately 1,802 km or 1,120 mi.
  • To reach Kufra in this distance one would set out from Gafsa bearing 125.2° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kufra bearing 132.3° or SE .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Both are in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 4.2 °C (7.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) less in Kufra. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 192.5 mm (7.6 in) less which is equivalent to 192.5 l/m² (4.72 US gal/ft²) or 1,925,000 l/ha (205,795 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • There are 437 more hours of sunlight per year in Kufra. In whichever way circa 1h 12' more per day or about 1 1/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.1° higher in Kufra than in Gafsa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 24.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.9°C (8.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +8 (+15) +9 (+17) +8 (+15) +5 (+10) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +6 (+11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) +6 (+10) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +4 (+8) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +4 (+8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) +4 (+8) +5 (+9) +3 (+6) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -23 (-1) -17 (-1) -24 (-1) -12 (0) -13 (-1) -9 (0) -1 (0) -7 (0) -23 (-1) -21 (-1) -17 (-1) -27 (-1) -193 (-8)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -11) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) -3 ( -10) -5 ( -16) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10)   -35 ( -10)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 11' +1h 29' +1h 07' +0h 50' -0h 32' +1h 26' +0h 25' +0h 40' +1h 04' +1h 36' +2h 16' +1h 50'   +1h 12'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 42' +0h 26' +0h 04' -0h 17' -0h 37' -0h 47' -0h 42' -0h 26' -0h 04' +0h 18' +0h 37' +0h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +10.1 +10.1 +10.1 +10.2 +10.1 +10.1 +10 +10.2 +10.2 +10.2 +10.1 +10.2   +10.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -20 -23 -25 -27 -28 -24 -20 -25 -28 -30 -23 -20   -24.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -1.8 (-3) -3.1 (-6) -2.8 (-5) -3.6 (-6) -5.4 (-10) -6.9 (-12) -8.1 (-15) -9.6 (-17) -8.7 (-16) -5.8 (-10) -1.7 (-3) -1.2 (-2) -4.9 (-9)

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