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Kufra vs Johannesburg Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kufra, Libya and Johannesburg, South Africa is approximately 5,626 km or 3,496 mi.
  • To reach Kufra in this distance one would set out from Johannesburg bearing 354.2° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Kufra bearing 354.3° or N .
  • Kufra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Johannesburg has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Kufra is in or near the subtropical desert biome whereas Johannesburg is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 6.8 °C (12.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.5 °C (13.5°F) more in Kufra. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 542 mm (21.3 in) less which is equivalent to 542 l/m² (13.3 US gal/ft²) or 5,420,000 l/ha (579,434 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • There are 511 more hours of sunlight per year in Kufra. In whichever way circa 1h 23' more per day or about 1 1/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.7° higher in Kufra than in Johannesburg.
  • Relative humidity levels are 27.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.3°C (5.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) +4 (+7) +11 (+20) +18 (+32) +22 (+40) +21 (+38) +18 (+32) +12 (+22) +7 (+13) 2 (+4) -4 (-7) +9 (+16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -5 (-8) +1 (+2) +8 (+14) +16 (+29) +20 (+36) +20 (+36) +18 (+32) +12 (+21) +6 (+11) 0 (0) -6 (-11) +7 (+12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -7 (-13) -2 (-4) +5 (+9) +14 (+25) +18 (+32) +19 (+34) +17 (+31) +11 (+20) +5 (+9) -2 (-4) -8 (-14) +5 (+9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -125 (-5) -94 (-4) -90 (-4) -54 (-2) -13 (-1) -9 (0) -4 (0) -5 (0) -27 (-1) -7 (0) -11 (0) -103 (-4) -542 (-21)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -15 ( -48) -12 ( -42) -12 ( -39) -7 ( -23) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -6) -2 ( -6) -4 ( -13) -9 ( -29) -13 ( -43) -15 ( -48)   -96 ( -26)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 48' +1h 31' +2h 03' +1h 14' +0h 52' +2h 24' +3h 17' +2h 21' +1h 08' +0h 54' +0h 38' -0h 25'   +1h 23'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 45' -1h 43' -0h 18' +1h 11' +2h 26' +3h 04' +2h 47' +1h 43' +0h 16' -1h 13' -2h 28' -3h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -37.4 -18.9 +2.5 +25.7 +42.2 +48.7 +42.5 +26 +3.2 -19.3 -37.3 -44.8   +2.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -23 -33 -37 -36 -33 -30 -29 -24 -20 -24 -19 -17   -27.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -13 (-23) -13.3 (-24) -10.1 (-18) -4.8 (-9) +1.8 (+3) +5.7 (+10) +5.9 (+11) +5 (+9) +2.2 (+4) -3 (-5) -5.5 (-10) -10 (-18) -3.3 (-6)

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