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Gafsa vs Jiuquan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gafsa, Tunisia and Jiuquan, China is approximately 7,626 km or 4,739 mi.
  • To reach Gafsa in this distance one would set out from Jiuquan bearing 297.6° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gafsa bearing 235.7° or SW .
  • Gafsa has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Jiuquan has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • Gafsa is in or near the subtropical desert biome whereas Jiuquan is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 11.6 °C (20.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.2 °C (20.2°F) less in Gafsa. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 105.5 mm (4.2 in) more which is equivalent to 105.5 l/m² (2.59 US gal/ft²) or 1,055,000 l/ha (112,787 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.4° higher in Gafsa than in Jiuquan.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+30) +16 (+28) +11 (+19) +6 (+12) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +8 (+15) +8 (+15) +9 (+17) +10 (+19) +14 (+25) +16 (+29) +11 (+19)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+34) +17 (+31) +12 (+22) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +6 (+12) +8 (+14) +8 (+15) +11 (+19) +12 (+22) +15 (+27) +18 (+32) +12 (+21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+35) +18 (+32) +12 (+22) +8 (+15) +6 (+11) +6 (+12) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +11 (+19) +13 (+23) +15 (+26) +18 (+32) +12 (+21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +21 (+1) +15 (+1) +20 (+1) +8 (+0) +3 (+0) -5 (0) -19 (-1) -9 (0) +12 (+0) +19 (+1) +15 (+1) +26 (+1) +106 (+4)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +3 (+10) +2 (+7) +2 (+6) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -16) -6 ( -19) +1 (+3) +4 (+13) +1 (+3) +1 (+3)   0 ( 0)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 26' +0h 16' +0h 02' -0h 11' -0h 23' -0h 30' -0h 27' -0h 16' -0h 02' +0h 11' +0h 24' +0h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +5.4 +5.4 +5.5 +5.4 +5.4 +5.3 +5.2 +5.2 +5.3 +5.2 +5.3 +5.4   +5.4

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