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Atbara vs Johannesburg Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Atbara, Sudan and Johannesburg, South Africa is approximately 4,915 km or 3,054 mi.
  • To reach Atbara in this distance one would set out from Johannesburg bearing 7.9° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Atbara bearing 7.4° or N .
  • Atbara has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Johannesburg has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Atbara is in or near the tropical desert biome whereas Johannesburg is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 13.7 °C (24.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.4 °C (6.1°F) more in Atbara. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 483.1 mm (19 in) less which is equivalent to 483.1 l/m² (11.86 US gal/ft²) or 4,831,000 l/ha (516,466 US gal/ac) less. About 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.4° higher in Atbara than in Johannesburg.
  • Relative humidity levels are 30.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.4°C (2.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +4 (+8) +9 (+16) +15 (+27) +22 (+39) +25 (+45) +24 (+42) +21 (+37) +18 (+33) +14 (+24) +8 (+15) +4 (+6) +14 (+25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -125 (-5) -94 (-4) -90 (-4) -54 (-2) -10 (0) -8 (0) +15 (+1) +21 (+1) -20 (-1) -5 (0) -11 (0) -103 (-4) -483 (-19)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 22' -1h 28' -0h 16' +1h 01' +2h 06' +2h 38' +2h 24' +1h 29' +0h 14' -1h 03' -2h 08' -2h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -30.9 -12.4 +9 +32.2 +43.7 +43.9 +43.5 +32.5 +9.7 -12.9 -30.8 -38.3   +7.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -32 -43 -48 -44 -37 -31 -20 -11 -17 -26 -26 -27   -30.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -8.1 (-15) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -3.8 (-7) +3.8 (+7) +9.2 (+17) +13.9 (+25) +14.4 (+26) +9.5 (+17) +2.5 (+5) -0.7 (-1) -4.8 (-9) +1.4 (+3)

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