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Birao vs Atar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Birao, Central African Republic and Atar, Mauritania is approximately 3,998 km or 2,484 mi.
  • To reach Birao in this distance one would set out from Atar bearing 101° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Birao bearing 110.9° or ESE .
  • Birao has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Atar has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Birao is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome whereas Atar is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 1.5 °C (2.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.5 °C (13.5°F) less in Birao. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 722 mm (28.4 in) more which is equivalent to 722 l/m² (17.72 US gal/ft²) or 7,220,000 l/ha (771,866 US gal/ac) more. About 7 as much.
  • There are 473 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Birao. In whichever way circa 1h 17' less per day or about 6/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.8° higher in Birao than in Atar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.9°C (3.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) -2 (-4) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -4 (-7) 2 (+4) +7 (+13) -1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) -1 (-2) -6 (-11) -9 (-15) -9 (-15) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) +3 (+5) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) 0 (0) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -4 (0) -4 (0) +2 (+0) +19 (+1) +74 (+3) +109 (+4) +197 (+8) +198 (+8) +126 (+5) +18 (+1) -6 (0) -6 (0) +722 (+28)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -4) +0.5 (+2) +2.5 (+8) +6.5 (+21) +10 (+33) +13 (+42) +13 (+42) +7 (+23) +2 (+6) -0.5 ( -2) -2 ( -6)   +50 (+14)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 44' +0h 14' -1h 27' -2h 34' -2h 27' -3h 16' -3h 52' -3h 42' -1h 34' +0h 07' +0h 44' +1h 34'   -1h 17'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 33' +0h 21' +0h 03' -0h 14' -0h 30' -0h 37' -0h 34' -0h 21' -0h 03' +0h 15' +0h 30' +0h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +10.1 +10.1 +10.2 +6.9 -9.2 -10.3 -8.8 +6.6 +10.2 +10.1 +10.2 +10.2   +4.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -16 -14 -9 +0 +17 +35 +36 +34 +35 +22 +4 -11   +11.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -6.6 (-12) -6.2 (-11) -2 (-4) +2.5 (+5) +8 (+14) +9.8 (+18) +4.8 (+9) +3.3 (+6) +6 (+11) +5.5 (+10) +1.3 (+2) -3.2 (-6) +1.9 (+3)

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