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Benghazi vs Cairo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Benghazi, Libya and Cairo, Egypt is approximately 1,083 km or 673 mi.
  • To reach Benghazi in this distance one would set out from Cairo bearing 284.5° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Benghazi bearing 278.8° or W .
  • Benghazi has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Cairo has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Benghazi is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Cairo is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 1.8 °C (3.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F) more in Benghazi. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 232 mm (9.1 in) more which is equivalent to 232 l/m (5.69 US gal/ft) or 2,320,000 l/ha (248,023 US gal/ac) more. About 10 as much.
  • There are 216 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Benghazi. In whichever way circa 0h 36' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2° lower in Benghazi than in Cairo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.9°C (1.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) +-2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) +0 (+0) -5 (-9) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (0) -9 (-16) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +62 (+2) +32 (+1) +17 (+1) +3 (+0) +5 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +4 (+0) +20 (+1) +29 (+1) +60 (+2) +232 (+9)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +6 (+21) +6 (+19) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +0.5 (+2) +3 (+10) +6 (+20) +10 (+32)   +44.5 (+12)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 36' -1h 20' -1h 03' -0h 58' +0h 17' -0h 52' +0h 46' +0h 32' -0h 50' -1h 03' -1h 02' -1h 01'   -0h 36'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 08' -0h 05' -0h 00' +0h 03' +0h 07' +0h 09' +0h 08' +0h 05' +0h 00' -0h 03' -0h 07' -0h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -2 -2 -1.9 -2 -2 -2 -1.9 -1.9 -2 -2 -2 -2   -2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +18 +20 +15 +13 +11 +8 +7 +5 +4 +3 +7 +13   +10.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +2.9 (+5) +2.8 (+5) +1.4 (+3) +1.1 (+2) +1.5 (+3) +0.7 (+1) +0.3 (+1) +0.4 (+1) +0.1 (+0) +0 (+0) +1.8 (+3) -1.9 (-3) +0.9 (+2)

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