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Kufra vs Istanbul Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kufra, Libya and Istanbul, Turkey is approximately 1,939 km or 1,205 mi.
  • To reach Kufra in this distance one would set out from Istanbul bearing 197.9° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kufra bearing 194.7° or SSW .
  • Kufra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Istanbul has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Kufra is in or near the subtropical desert biome whereas Istanbul is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 8.9 °C (16.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.5 °C (0.9°F) less in Kufra. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 438 mm (17.2 in) less which is equivalent to 438 l/m² (10.75 US gal/ft²) or 4,380,000 l/ha (468,251 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • There are 1272 more hours of sunlight per year in Kufra. In whichever way circa 3h 29' more per day or about 1 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.7° higher in Kufra than in Istanbul.
  • Relative humidity levels are 43.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.9°C (8.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +14 (+25) +17 (+31) +17 (+31) +16 (+29) +14 (+25) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +13 (+24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +10 (+17) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +9 (+16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +5 (+9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -27 (-1) -27 (-1) -34 (-1) -46 (-2) -78 (-3) -64 (-3) -28 (-1) -23 (-1) -25 (-1) -30 (-1) -29 (-1) -27 (-1) -438 (-17)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -12 ( -39) -11 ( -39) -10 ( -32) -8 ( -27) -6 ( -19) -5 ( -17) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13) -6 ( -20) -7 ( -23) -11 ( -37) -14 ( -45)   -97 ( -27)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +6h 23' +5h 41' +4h 58' +3h 14' +1h 15' +0h 48' +0h 46' +1h 09' +2h 08' +3h 42' +6h 02' +5h 46'   +3h 29'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 15' +0h 46' +0h 08' -0h 32' -1h 06' -1h 25' -1h 17' -0h 46' -0h 07' +0h 33' +1h 07' +1h 25'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +16.7 +16.7 +16.7 +16.8 +16.7 +16.6 +16.5 +16.7 +16.7 +16.7 +16.7 +16.8   +16.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -35 -40 -43 -46 -50 -48 -47 -47 -47 -47 -38 -32   -43.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.9 (-2) -1.2 (-2) -0.3 (-1) -2.6 (-5) -5.9 (-11) -8.1 (-15) -10.2 (-18) -10.7 (-19) -8.3 (-15) -6.4 (-12) -2.9 (-5) -1.6 (-3) -4.9 (-9)

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