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Benghazi vs Atar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Benghazi, Libya and Atar, Mauritania is approximately 3,545 km or 2,203 mi.
  • To reach Benghazi in this distance one would set out from Atar bearing 61.8° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Benghazi bearing 77° or ENE .
  • Benghazi has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Atar has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Benghazi is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Atar is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 8.4 °C (15.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) more in Benghazi. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 138 mm (5.4 in) more which is equivalent to 138 l/m (3.39 US gal/ft) or 1,380,000 l/ha (147,531 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/6 as much.
  • There are 236 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Benghazi. In whichever way circa 0h 39' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.8° lower in Benghazi than in Atar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 38.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.6°C (10.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -10 (-18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -9 (-15) -9 (-15) -9 (-15) -9 (-15) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -10 (-18) -8 (-15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -12 (-22) -7 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +65 (+3) +32 (+1) +20 (+1) +5 (+0) +5 (+0) -2 (0) -8 (0) -31 (-1) -32 (-1) +1 (+0) +25 (+1) +59 (+2) +138 (+5)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +13 (+42) +7 (+25) +6.5 (+21) +1.5 (+5) +1.5 (+5) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -6) -5 ( -16) -4 ( -13) +2 (+6) +6 (+20) +10 (+32)   +35.5 (+10)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 21' -2h 18' -2h 34' -2h 06' +0h 01' +0h 32' +2h 27' +2h 07' +0h 58' -0h 09' -1h 42' -2h 48'   -0h 39'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 45' -0h 27' -0h 05' +0h 19' +0h 39' +0h 50' +0h 45' +0h 27' +0h 04' -0h 19' -0h 40' -0h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -11.6 -11.5 -11.5 -11.6 -11.1 -5.8 -10.2 -11.5 -11.5 -11.5 -11.5 -11.6   -10.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +45 +46 +41 +36 +36 +36 +35 +32 +33 +36 +44 +42   +38.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +5.3 (+10) +5.8 (+10) +4.4 (+8) +5.9 (+11) +7.5 (+14) +7.8 (+14) +4.5 (+8) +3.7 (+7) +4.1 (+7) +6.1 (+11) +9.5 (+17) +2.8 (+5) +5.6 (+10)

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