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Timbuktu vs King George Island, South Shetland Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Timbuktu, Mali and King George Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica is approximately 10,040 km or 6,239 mi.
  • To reach Timbuktu in this distance one would set out from King George Island, South Shetland Islands bearing 52.5° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Timbuktu bearing 22.8° or NNE .
  • Timbuktu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas King George Island, South Shetland Islands has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The average temperature is 31.4 °C (56.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.2 °C (7.6°F) more in Timbuktu. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 588.7 mm (23.2 in) less which is equivalent to 588.7 l/m² (14.45 US gal/ft²) or 5,887,000 l/ha (629,359 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 43.7° higher in Timbuktu than in King George Island, South Shetland Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 57.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.8°C (21.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Timbuktu relative to King George Island, South Shetland Islands. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of King George Island, South Shetland Islands vs Timbuktu.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+37) +24 (+43) +28 (+50) +34 (+60) +39 (+69) +40 (+72) +37 (+67) +36 (+65) +35 (+64) +34 (+61) +29 (+51) +22 (+39) +31 (+57)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -39 (-2) -67 (-3) -88 (-3) -84 (-3) -66 (-3) -40 (-2) -2 (0) +33 (+1) -44 (-2) -74 (-3) -67 (-3) -51 (-2) -589 (-23)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 05' -4h 09' -0h 44' +2h 50' +6h 09' +8h 09' +7h 13' +4h 10' +0h 38' -2h 56' -6h 14' -8h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +5.7 +24.4 +46 +69.3 +78.7 +78.7 +78.5 +69.3 +46.5 +23.6 +5.4 -1.5   +43.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -60 -66 -70 -70 -65 -54 -42 -29 -43 -61 -66 -63   -57.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +0.8 (+1) +0.8 (+1) +1.9 (+3) +5.7 (+10) +14.2 (+26) +22.5 (+41) +25.1 (+45) +28.4 (+51) +23.2 (+42) +12.5 (+23) +4.7 (+8) +1.2 (+2) +11.8 (+21)

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