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Atbara vs Atar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Atbara, Sudan and Atar, Mauritania is approximately 4,935 km or 3,067 mi.
  • To reach Atbara in this distance one would set out from Atar bearing 85.3° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Atbara bearing 101.5° or ESE .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Atbara is in or near the tropical desert biome whereas Atar is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The average temperature is 1.9 °C (3.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.1 °C (2°F) less in Atbara. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 60.1 mm (2.4 in) less which is equivalent to 60.1 l/m (1.47 US gal/ft) or 601,000 l/ha (64,251 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.7° higher in Atbara than in Atar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.1°C (3.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) +2 (+3) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +4 (+6) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -4 (0) -4 (0) -1 (0) 0 (0) +3 (+0) -1 (0) +11 (+0) -4 (0) -29 (-1) -18 (-1) -7 (0) -6 (0) -60 (-2)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 09' +0h 06' +0h 01' -0h 04' -0h 08' -0h 10' -0h 09' -0h 06' -0h 00' +0h 04' +0h 08' +0h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +2.7 +2.8 +2.8 +2.8 -1.8 -2.8 -1.6 +2.8 +2.9 +2.8 +2.8 +2.8   +1.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +4 +0 -5 -4 -1 +1 +2 +2 -1 +2 +11 +6   +1.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +3 (+5) +1.4 (+3) -0.4 (-1) +0.7 (+1) +1.9 (+3) +1.9 (+3) +0.6 (+1) +0.5 (+1) +0.6 (+1) +2.8 (+5) +7.1 (+13) +5.6 (+10) +2.1 (+4)

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