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Atbara vs Timbuktu Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Atbara, Sudan and Timbuktu, Mali is approximately 3,923 km or 2,438 mi.
  • To reach Atbara in this distance one would set out from Timbuktu bearing 82.9° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Atbara bearing 94.2° or E .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Atbara is in or near the tropical desert biome whereas Timbuktu is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The average temperature is 0.8 °C (1.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.9 °C (1.6°F) more in Atbara. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 148.6 mm (5.9 in) less which is equivalent to 148.6 l/m² (3.65 US gal/ft²) or 1,486,000 l/ha (158,863 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.5° lower in Atbara than in Timbuktu.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.1°C (3.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) +1 (+1) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -1 (0) -1 (0) -1 (0) -1 (0) -1 (0) -19 (-1) -35 (-1) -66 (-3) -24 (-1) -1 (0) -1 (0) -1 (0) -149 (-6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 03' -0h 01' -0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 02' +0h 03' +0h 03' +0h 01' +0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 02' -0h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -1 -1 -1 -1 +1 +1 +0.9 -0.9 -0.9 -0.9 -0.9 -0.9   -0.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +13 +9 +5 +5 +0 -9 -12 -20 -13 +6 +16 +16   +1.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +6.4 (+12) +3.9 (+7) +3.2 (+6) +3.6 (+6) -0.3 (-1) -4.4 (-8) -2.8 (-5) -3.4 (-6) -2.8 (-5) +3.9 (+7) +8.8 (+16) +8.6 (+15) +2.1 (+4)

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