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Timbuktu vs El Showak Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Timbuktu, Mali and El Showak, Sudan is approximately 4,160 km or 2,585 mi.
  • To reach Timbuktu in this distance one would set out from El Showak bearing 278.9° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Timbuktu bearing 268.1° or W .
  • Timbuktu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas El Showak has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Timbuktu is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas El Showak is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 0.2 °C (0.4°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 293.4 mm (11.6 in) less which is equivalent to 293.4 l/m² (7.2 US gal/ft²) or 2,934,000 l/ha (313,664 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.1° lower in Timbuktu than in El Showak.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.1°C (9.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) 0 (-1) +1 (+3) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) -1 (-1) -4 (-6) +0 (+0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) +1 (+0) 0 (0) -2 (0) -15 (-1) -51 (-2) -112 (-4) -55 (-2) -39 (-2) -19 (-1) -1 (0) +1 (+0) -293 (-12)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 07' -0h 04' -0h 00' +0h 03' +0h 06' +0h 08' +0h 07' +0h 04' +0h 00' -0h 03' -0h 07' -0h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -2.3 -2.3 -2.3 -2.3 +2.3 +2.3 +2.2 -2.3 -2.4 -2.4 -2.4 -2.4   -1.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -12 -10 -7 -7 -9 -9 -12 -5 -12 -18 -14 -12   -10.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -8.4 (-15) -6.8 (-12) -6.1 (-11) -5.7 (-10) -4.4 (-8) -1.3 (-2) -1.2 (-2) +0.1 (+0) -1.9 (-3) -7.3 (-13) -8.7 (-16) -9.1 (-16) -5.1 (-9)

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