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Ashgabat vs Atbara Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ashgabat, Turkmenistan and Atbara, Sudan is approximately 3,252 km or 2,021 mi.
  • To reach Ashgabat in this distance one would set out from Atbara bearing 41.4° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Ashgabat bearing 53° or NE .
  • Ashgabat has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk) whereas Atbara has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Ashgabat is in or near the cool temperate desert scrub biome whereas Atbara is in or near the tropical desert biome.
  • The average temperature is 13.5 °C (24.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.3 °C (27.5°F) more in Ashgabat. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 167.1 mm (6.6 in) more which is equivalent to 167.1 l/m² (4.1 US gal/ft²) or 1,671,000 l/ha (178,641 US gal/ac) more. About 3 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.3° lower in Ashgabat than in Atbara.
  • Relative humidity levels are 26.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.8°C (5.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -20 (-35) -18 (-32) -14 (-25) -11 (-20) -7 (-13) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -11 (-20) -17 (-30) -18 (-32) -19 (-34) -14 (-24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +22 (+1) +27 (+1) +39 (+2) +44 (+2) +25 (+1) +3 (+0) -16 (-1) -26 (-1) -3 (0) +12 (+0) +20 (+1) +21 (+1) +167 (+7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 22' -0h 50' -0h 09' +0h 35' +1h 12' +1h 32' +1h 23' +0h 50' +0h 08' -0h 36' -1h 13' -1h 32'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -20.1 -20.1 -20.2 -20.2 -15.1 -8.8 -14.4 -20.1 -20.2 -20 -20.1 -20.2   -18.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +40 +44 +45 +39 +28 +15 +3 -1 +11 +28 +31 +39   +26.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -7.7 (-14) -4.6 (-8) +0 (+0) +3.4 (+6) +3.5 (+6) +1.9 (+3) -1.3 (-2) -4.7 (-8) -5.1 (-9) -5 (-9) -6.9 (-12) -7.6 (-14) -2.8 (-5)

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