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Kufra vs Nouakchott Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kufra, Libya and Nouakchott, Mauritania is approximately 4,113 km or 2,556 mi.
  • To reach Kufra in this distance one would set out from Nouakchott bearing 73.5° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kufra bearing 88.2° or E .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Kufra is in or near the subtropical desert biome whereas Nouakchott is in or near the tropical desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 2.7 °C (4.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.5 °C (17.1°F) more in Kufra. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 156 mm (6.1 in) less which is equivalent to 156 l/m² (3.83 US gal/ft²) or 1,560,000 l/ha (166,774 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • There are 442 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 4.5° lower in Kufra than in Nouakchott.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.5°C (11.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) 1 (+2) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -2 (-3) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -4 (-7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -1 (0) -1 (0) -1 (0) -1 (0) -1 (0) -1 (0) -18 (-1) -80 (-3) -38 (-1) -10 (0) -5 (0) -1 (0) -156 (-6)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -0.5 ( -2) -0.5 ( -2) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) -0.5 ( -2) -2 ( -6) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) -0.5 ( -2) -0.5 ( -2)   -13.5 ( -4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 11' +0h 27' -0h 07' -1h 04' -0h 07' +1h 54' +3h 34' +3h 32' +2h 02' +1h 19' +1h 08' +0h 34'   +1h 12'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 21' -0h 13' -0h 02' +0h 09' +0h 19' +0h 24' +0h 22' +0h 13' +0h 02' -0h 09' -0h 19' -0h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -6.2 -6.1 -6.2 -6.1 -1.8 +4.4 -1.3 -6.1 -6 -6 -6.1 -6.1   -4.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +14 +8 +3 -4 -11 -25 -40 -46 -32 -10 +7 +14   -10.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -1.8 (-3) -2.8 (-5) -3 (-5) -3.2 (-6) -4.7 (-8) -9 (-16) -13.3 (-24) -14.8 (-27) -13.3 (-24) -7.7 (-14) -3.1 (-6) -1.8 (-3) -6.5 (-12)

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