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Ashgabat vs Plovdiv Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ashgabat, Turkmenistan and Plovdiv, Bulgaria is approximately 2,862 km or 1,779 mi.
  • To reach Ashgabat in this distance one would set out from Plovdiv bearing 88.2° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Ashgabat bearing 110.1° or ESE .
  • Ashgabat has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk) whereas Plovdiv has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Ashgabat is in or near the cool temperate desert scrub biome whereas Plovdiv is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The average temperature is 4.1 °C (7.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.2 °C (11.2°F) more in Ashgabat. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 265 mm (10.4 in) less which is equivalent to 265 l/m² (6.5 US gal/ft²) or 2,650,000 l/ha (283,303 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 450 more hours of sunlight per year in Ashgabat. In whichever way circa 1h 13' more per day or about 1 1/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.2° higher in Ashgabat than in Plovdiv.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.6°C (4.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

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 (+6) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +6 (+10) +2 (+4) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) +5 (+9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) +5 (+10) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +5 (+8) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +4 (+7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+3) +2 (+3) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +6 (+10) +4 (+8) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +4 (+7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -17 (-1) -6 (0) +2 (+0) +8 (+0) -23 (-1) -61 (-2) -34 (-1) -27 (-1) -28 (-1) -27 (-1) -29 (-1) -23 (-1) -265 (-10)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2 (+6) +1 (+4) +2 (+6) 0 ( 0) -4 ( -13) -7 ( -23) -7 ( -23) -5 ( -16) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -16) -2 ( -7) -1 ( -3)   -30 ( -8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 58' +0h 36' +0h 01' -0h 16' +1h 46' +1h 52' +0h 58' +1h 01' +1h 44' +2h 29' +2h 24' +1h 09'   +1h 13'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 23' +0h 14' +0h 02' -0h 09' -0h 20' -0h 26' -0h 23' -0h 14' -0h 02' +0h 10' +0h 20' +0h 26'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +4.2 +4.2 +4.2 +4.2 +4.2 +4.2 +4.2 +4.3 +4.2 +4.3 +4.2 +4.3   +4.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +0 +5 +7 +6 -5 -13 -10 -11 -7 -2 -3 +1   -2.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +1 (+2) +2.2 (+4) +4.5 (+8) +6.5 (+12) +4.6 (+8) +2.2 (+4) +2.8 (+5) +1.4 (+3) +1.8 (+3) +0.2 (+0) +1.5 (+3) +2.4 (+4) +2.6 (+5)

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