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Damascus vs Tarfaya Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Damascus, Syria and Tarfaya, Morocco is approximately 4,730 km or 2,939 mi.
  • To reach Damascus in this distance one would set out from Tarfaya bearing 69.9° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Damascus bearing 96.4° or E .
  • Damascus has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Tarfaya has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Damascus is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome whereas Tarfaya is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.7 °C (3.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.9 °C (26.8°F) more in Damascus. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 151.2 mm (6 in) more which is equivalent to 151.2 l/m² (3.71 US gal/ft²) or 1,512,000 l/ha (161,643 US gal/ac) more. About 4 as much.
  • There are 1019 more hours of sunlight per year in Damascus. In whichever way circa 2h 46' more per day or about 1 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.4° lower in Damascus than in Tarfaya.
  • Relative humidity levels are 26.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.5°C (15.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-15) -6 (-11) -3 (-6) 2 (+3) +7 (+12) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +8 (+15) 4 (+6) -3 (-5) -7 (-13) 2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-17) -8 (-15) -6 (-11) -2 (-3) +2 (+3) +5 (+9) +6 (+12) +6 (+10) +3 (+5) -1 (-2) -6 (-10) -9 (-16) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-19) -11 (-19) -10 (-17) -6 (-11) -4 (-8) -2 (-3) 0 (-1) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -6 (-10) -8 (-15) -10 (-18) -6 (-11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +35 (+1) +29 (+1) +24 (+1) +14 (+1) +5 (+0) 0 (0) -1 (0) -1 (0) -6 (0) +10 (+0) +12 (+0) +30 (+1) +151 (+6)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +6 (+19) +5 (+18) +5 (+16) +3 (+10) +2.5 (+8) -0.5 ( -2) -0.5 ( -2) -0.5 ( -2) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +5 (+16)   +28 (+8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 52' +0h 10' +0h 58' +1h 36' +4h 09' +5h 28' +7h 15' +6h 07' +4h 24' +2h 27' +2h 08' -0h 32'   +2h 46'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 23' -0h 14' -0h 02' +0h 09' +0h 20' +0h 26' +0h 23' +0h 14' +0h 02' -0h 10' -0h 20' -0h 26'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -5.5 -5.5 -5.6 -5.5 -5.5 -5.5 -5.3 -5.4 -5.4 -5.4 -5.4 -5.5   -5.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 -8 -22 -29 -37 -44 -46 -45 -40 -37 -15 +0   -26.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -7.8 (-14) -9.7 (-17) -10.8 (-19) -8.8 (-16) -8.6 (-15) -7.4 (-13) -6.7 (-12) -7 (-13) -7.8 (-14) -10.1 (-18) -8.9 (-16) -8.6 (-15) -8.5 (-15)

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