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Kufra vs Makurdi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kufra, Libya and Makurdi, Nigeria is approximately 2,414 km or 1,500 mi.
  • To reach Kufra in this distance one would set out from Makurdi bearing 38.9° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kufra bearing 43.1° or NE .
  • Kufra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Makurdi has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Kufra is in or near the subtropical desert biome whereas Makurdi is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 4.5 °C (8.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.6 °C (22.7°F) more in Kufra. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1236 mm (48.7 in) less which is equivalent to 1236 l/m² (30.33 US gal/ft²) or 12,360,000 l/ha (1,321,366 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.4° lower in Kufra than in Makurdi.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -9 (-16) -2 (-4) +4 (+8) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +4 (+8) 0 (+1) -7 (-12) -12 (-22) -2 (-4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-24) -14 (-26) -11 (-20) -6 (-11) +0 (+1) +3 (+6) +4 (+8) +4 (+8) +1 (+2) -3 (-5) -8 (-14) -12 (-21) -5 (-8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-24) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) -4 (-6) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) -2 (-4) -6 (-10) -9 (-17) -12 (-21) -7 (-13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -4 (0) -2 (0) -31 (-1) -91 (-4) -166 (-7) -183 (-7) -212 (-8) -217 (-9) -218 (-9) -109 (-4) -2 (0) -1 (0) -1236 (-49)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 55' -0h 34' -0h 06' +0h 23' +0h 49' +1h 01' +0h 56' +0h 34' +0h 05' -0h 24' -0h 49' -1h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -16.5 -16.4 -16.4 -8.1 +8.4 +14.8 +8.7 -7.8 -16.3 -16.2 -16.4 -16.4   -8.4

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