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Damascus vs Dongola Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Damascus, Syria and Dongola, Sudan is approximately 1,693 km or 1,052 mi.
  • To reach Damascus in this distance one would set out from Dongola bearing 19.5° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Damascus bearing 22.2° or NNE .
  • Damascus has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Dongola has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Damascus is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome whereas Dongola is in or near the tropical desert biome.
  • The average temperature is 9.9 °C (17.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.5 °C (6.3°F) more in Damascus. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 185.4 mm (7.3 in) more which is equivalent to 185.4 l/m² (4.55 US gal/ft²) or 1,854,000 l/ha (198,205 US gal/ac) more. About 11 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13° lower in Damascus than in Dongola.
  • Relative humidity levels are 25.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.3°C (2.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -13 (-24) -10 (-18) -7 (-12) -6 (-12) -9 (-15) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -12 (-22)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-19) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -8 (-15) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -11 (-19) -10 (-18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -9 (-15) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -9 (-15) -9 (-17) -9 (-15) -8 (-15) -7 (-13) -8 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +44 (+2) +33 (+1) +27 (+1) +15 (+1) +6 (+0) 0 (0) -5 (0) -3 (0) -8 (0) +11 (+0) +26 (+1) +40 (+2) +185 (+7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +9 (+29) +6.5 (+23) +6 (+19) +4 (+13) +3 (+10) -0.5 ( -2) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -6) -0.5 ( -2) +1.5 (+5) +5.5 (+18) +8 (+26)   +39.5 (+11)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 55' -0h 34' -0h 06' +0h 23' +0h 49' +1h 02' +0h 56' +0h 34' +0h 05' -0h 24' -0h 49' -1h 02'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -14.2 -14.1 -14.2 -14.2 -11.9 -5.7 -11 -14.2 -14.2 -14.2 -14.2 -14.2   -13
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +37 +34 +33 +25 +21 +19 +15 +16 +21 +19 +28 +36   +25.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.3 (+1) +0.6 (+1) +1.8 (+3) +0.6 (+1) +1.8 (+3) +3.5 (+6) +2.3 (+4) +2.1 (+4) +3.3 (+6) -0.3 (-1) +0.2 (+0) -0.1 (0) +1.3 (+2)

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