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Benghazi vs Baghdad Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Benghazi, Libya and Baghdad, Iraq is approximately 2,242 km or 1,393 mi.
  • To reach Benghazi in this distance one would set out from Baghdad bearing 273.3° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Benghazi bearing 260.3° or W .
  • Benghazi has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Baghdad has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Benghazi is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Baghdad is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 3.2 °C (5.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8 °C (14.4°F) less in Benghazi. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 102 mm (4 in) more which is equivalent to 102 l/m (2.5 US gal/ft) or 1,020,000 l/ha (109,045 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/3 as much.
  • There are 9 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Benghazi. In whichever way circa 0h 01' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.1° higher in Benghazi than in Baghdad.
  • Relative humidity levels are 23.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.4°C (9.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +-1 (-2) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) +-1 (-2) 1 (+2) -5 (-9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) -4 (-6) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -3 (-5) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) -3 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) 0 (0) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) -4 (-7) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +43 (+2) +8 (+0) -7 (0) -12 (0) -2 (0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +4 (+0) +18 (+1) +11 (+0) +39 (+2) +102 (+4)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +9 (+29) +3 (+11) +1 (+3) -2 ( -7) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +2 (+7) +6 (+19)   +23 (+6)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 03' -0h 16' -0h 19' +0h 12' +1h 03' -0h 34' +1h 15' +0h 27' -1h 00' -0h 27' +0h 08' -0h 54'   -0h 01'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 05' +0h 03' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 04' -0h 05' -0h 05' -0h 03' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 04' +0h 05'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +1.2 +1.2 +1.2 +1.1 +1.2 +1.1 +1.2 +1.2 +1.1 +1.1 +1.1 +1.1   +1.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 +13 +15 +17 +27 +36 +43 +44 +38 +29 +14 +3   +23.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +3.6 (+6) +3.3 (+6) +2.7 (+5) +1.7 (+3) +4.8 (+9) +9.4 (+17) +9.6 (+17) +9.9 (+18) +8.9 (+16) +7 (+13) +4.4 (+8) -0.8 (-1) +5.4 (+10)

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