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Timbuktu vs Durban Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Timbuktu, Mali and Durban, South Africa is approximately 6,344 km or 3,942 mi.
  • To reach Timbuktu in this distance one would set out from Durban bearing 320.4° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Timbuktu bearing 324.8° or NW .
  • Timbuktu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Durban has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Timbuktu is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Durban is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 8.7 °C (15.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F) more in Timbuktu. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 619.5 mm (24.4 in) less which is equivalent to 619.5 l/m² (15.2 US gal/ft²) or 6,195,000 l/ha (662,287 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • There are 1096 more hours of sunlight per year in Timbuktu. In whichever way circa 3h 00' more per day or about 1 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.6° higher in Timbuktu than in Durban.
  • Relative humidity levels are 51.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.2°C (16.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 4 (+7) +7 (+13) +11 (+20) +15 (+27) +19 (+34) +20 (+36) +16 (+29) +13 (+23) +15 (+27) +17 (+31) +12 (+22) 5 (+9) +13 (+23)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) +1 (+2) +5 (+8) +10 (+17) +16 (+28) +18 (+32) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +12 (+21) +6 (+11) 0 (0) +9 (+16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) +4 (+7) +12 (+22) +16 (+29) +14 (+25) +12 (+22) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) 0 (0) -5 (-9) +5 (+8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -134 (-5) -113 (-4) -126 (-5) -72 (-3) -55 (-2) -8 (0) +15 (+1) +31 (+1) -42 (-2) -6 (0) -10 (0) -102 (-4) -620 (-24)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -10.5 ( -34) -8.5 ( -30) -8.5 ( -27) -6.5 ( -22) -3 ( -10) +1 (+3) +5 (+16) +6 (+19) -1 ( -3) -9 ( -29) -10.5 ( -35) -11.5 ( -37)   -57 ( -16)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 34' +2h 49' +3h 27' +2h 56' +2h 25' +2h 32' +2h 40' +2h 07' +3h 28' +4h 15' +3h 50' +2h 54'   +3h 00'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 34' -1h 36' -0h 17' +1h 06' +2h 17' +2h 52' +2h 36' +1h 36' +0h 15' -1h 08' -2h 18' -2h 52'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -26.3 -7.7 +13.8 +37.1 +46.6 +46.7 +46.4 +37.2 +14.5 -8.2 -26.4 -33.7   +11.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -58 -63 -66 -66 -57 -42 -29 -21 -36 -58 -62 -59   -51.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -20.2 (-36) -21 (-38) -19.7 (-35) -16.8 (-30) -6.6 (-12) +3.3 (+6) +6.2 (+11) +6.9 (+12) +1.7 (+3) -8.7 (-16) -16.3 (-29) -19.3 (-35) -9.2 (-17)

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