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Gafsa vs Bilma Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gafsa, Tunisia and Bilma, Niger is approximately 1,796 km or 1,116 mi.
  • To reach Gafsa in this distance one would set out from Bilma bearing 347.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gafsa bearing 345.9° or NNW .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Gafsa is in or near the subtropical desert biome whereas Bilma is in or near the tropical desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 8 °C (14.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.2 °C (5.8°F) more in Gafsa. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 181.2 mm (7.1 in) more which is equivalent to 181.2 l/m² (4.45 US gal/ft²) or 1,812,000 l/ha (193,715 US gal/ac) more. About 15 3/4 as much.
  • There are 443 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Gafsa. In whichever way circa 1h 13' less per day or about 7/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.3° lower in Gafsa than in Bilma.
  • Relative humidity levels are 41.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.5°C (20.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -14 (-24) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -9 (-16) -5 (-8) -4 (-8) -8 (-15) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -10 (-19)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -11 (-19) -12 (-22) -11 (-19) -7 (-13) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -8 (-14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -5 (-10) -8 (-14) -9 (-17) -8 (-15) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -4 (-8) -5 (-8) -6 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +23 (+1) +17 (+1) +24 (+1) +12 (+0) +13 (+1) +7 (+0) -1 (0) +1 (+0) +22 (+1) +21 (+1) +17 (+1) +27 (+1) +181 (+7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +3.5 (+11) +3 (+11) +3.5 (+11) +3.5 (+12) +2.5 (+8) +0.5 (+2) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) +2 (+7) +4.5 (+15) +2.5 (+8) +2.5 (+8)   +27 (+7)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 44' -2h 07' -1h 23' -0h 58' -0h 05' -0h 34' +1h 03' +1h 00' -0h 56' -2h 17' -2h 48' -2h 48'   -1h 13'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 02' -0h 38' -0h 07' +0h 26' +0h 54' +1h 09' +1h 02' +0h 38' +0h 06' -0h 27' -0h 55' -1h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -15.7 -15.6 -15.6 -15.7 -12.5 -6.2 -11.8 -15.7 -15.7 -15.6 -15.6 -15.7   -14.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +48 +47 +46 +45 +41 +34 +25 +24 +39 +47 +50 +49   +41.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +10.5 (+19) +11.3 (+20) +11.7 (+21) +12.9 (+23) +13.1 (+24) +12.7 (+23) +9.3 (+17) +6.8 (+12) +13.1 (+24) +14.1 (+25) +12.7 (+23) +9.6 (+17) +11.5 (+21)

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