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Damascus vs Tripoli Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Damascus, Syria and Tripoli, Libya is approximately 2,175 km or 1,351 mi.
  • To reach Damascus in this distance one would set out from Tripoli bearing 81.4° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Damascus bearing 94.3° or E .
  • Damascus has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Tripoli has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Both are in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 2.9 °C (5.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.4 °C (7.9°F) more in Damascus. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 47.8 mm (1.9 in) less which is equivalent to 47.8 l/m² (1.17 US gal/ft²) or 478,000 l/ha (51,101 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • There are 447 more hours of sunlight per year in Damascus. In whichever way circa 1h 13' more per day or about 1 1/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.7° lower in Damascus than in Tripoli.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.1°C (9.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) -3 (-6) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) 1 (+1) 1 (+1) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -3 (-5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -1 (-3) -1 (-3) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -4 (-6) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-8) -4 (-6) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -3 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -2 (0) +7 (+0) +15 (+1) -2 (0) +4 (+0) -1 (0) +0 (+0) -1 (0) -6 (0) -16 (-1) -12 (0) -34 (-1) -48 (-2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +2 (+6) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -7) -3 ( -10) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0)   +2 (+1)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 54' -0h 29' +1h 03' +1h 46' +1h 52' +2h 50' +1h 38' +1h 44' +2h 36' +1h 40' +1h 10' -0h 19'   +1h 13'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 03' -0h 02' -0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 02' +0h 03' +0h 03' +0h 02' +0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 02' -0h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -0.7 -0.7 -0.8 -0.8 -0.7 -0.8 -0.7 -0.7 -0.7 -0.7 -0.7 -0.7   -0.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 +2 +0 -8 -12 -5 -16 -16 -14 -19 -5 +3   -7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -3.6 (-6) -3.7 (-7) -3.5 (-6) -4.8 (-9) -5.3 (-10) -3.2 (-6) -6.2 (-11) -6.4 (-12) -6.5 (-12) -8.1 (-15) -5.2 (-9) -4.1 (-7) -5.1 (-9)

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