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Gafsa vs Riyadh Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gafsa, Tunisia and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia is approximately 3,799 km or 2,361 mi.
  • To reach Gafsa in this distance one would set out from Riyadh bearing 295.5° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gafsa bearing 276.2° or W .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Both are in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 6.8 °C (12.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.6 °C (2.9°F) less in Gafsa. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 92.2 mm (3.6 in) more which is equivalent to 92.2 l/m² (2.26 US gal/ft²) or 922,000 l/ha (98,568 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.6° lower in Gafsa than in Riyadh.
  • Relative humidity levels are 27.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.1°C (9.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-24) -13 (-23) -15 (-28) -14 (-26) -13 (-24) -10 (-19) -8 (-15) -9 (-16) -11 (-21) -12 (-22) -13 (-24) -13 (-23) -12 (-22)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -5 (-10) -7 (-13) -9 (-15) -10 (-18) -8 (-15) -6 (-11) -6 (-12) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -5 (-10) -7 (-12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+3) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-1) +2 (+3) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +11 (+0) +7 (+0) 0 (0) -17 (-1) +5 (+0) +9 (+0) +1 (+0) +7 (+0) +22 (+1) +20 (+1) +11 (+0) +16 (+1) +92 (+4)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) +2 (+6) +3 (+10) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +0.5 (+2) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +5 (+16) -2 ( -7) 0 ( 0)   +17.5 (+5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 40' -0h 24' -0h 04' +0h 17' +0h 35' +0h 45' +0h 41' +0h 24' +0h 03' -0h 17' -0h 36' -0h 45'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -9.7 -9.6 -9.6 -9.7 -9.6 -9.7 -9.6 -9.8 -9.7 -9.7 -9.7 -9.7   -9.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +15 +21 +23 +22 +30 +33 +28 +34 +37 +37 +28 +22   +27.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.6 (-1) +1.1 (+2) +0.5 (+1) -0.2 (0) +4.2 (+8) +11 (+20) +10.6 (+19) +13 (+23) +10.9 (+20) +7.5 (+14) +2 (+4) +0.6 (+1) +5.1 (+9)

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