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Kufra vs Jiuquan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kufra, Libya and Jiuquan, China is approximately 7,093 km or 4,408 mi.
  • To reach Kufra in this distance one would set out from Jiuquan bearing 280.7° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Kufra bearing 235.9° or SW .
  • Kufra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Jiuquan has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • Kufra is in or near the subtropical desert biome whereas Jiuquan is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 15.8 °C (28.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.2 °C (23.8°F) less in Kufra. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 87 mm (3.4 in) less which is equivalent to 87 l/m² (2.14 US gal/ft²) or 870,000 l/ha (93,009 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.5° higher in Kufra than in Jiuquan.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +23 (+41) +22 (+39) +19 (+34) +16 (+28) +14 (+25) +12 (+22) +10 (+17) +10 (+18) +13 (+23) +17 (+30) +21 (+38) +23 (+41) +16 (+30)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +22 (+40) +21 (+38) +18 (+32) +15 (+26) +13 (+23) +11 (+19) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +13 (+23) +17 (+31) +20 (+36) +22 (+39) +16 (+29)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+36) +19 (+34) +16 (+28) +13 (+23) +12 (+21) +10 (+17) +9 (+15) +10 (+17) +12 (+21) +16 (+28) +17 (+31) +19 (+35) +14 (+26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -2 (0) -2 (0) -4 (0) -5 (0) -10 (0) -14 (-1) -20 (-1) -16 (-1) -10 (0) -2 (0) -2 (0) -1 (0) -87 (-3)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -4) -2 ( -6) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) -5 ( -17) -6 ( -19) -7 ( -23) -2 ( -7) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -7) -2 ( -6)   -35 ( -10)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 09' +0h 42' +0h 07' -0h 29' -1h 01' -1h 17' -1h 10' -0h 42' -0h 06' +0h 30' +1h 01' +1h 17'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +15.5 +15.5 +15.6 +15.6 +15.5 +15.4 +15.2 +15.4 +15.5 +15.4 +15.4 +15.6   +15.5

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