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Timbuktu vs Johannesburg Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Timbuktu, Mali and Johannesburg, South Africa is approximately 5,847 km or 3,633 mi.
  • To reach Timbuktu in this distance one would set out from Johannesburg bearing 321.3° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Timbuktu bearing 324.1° or NW .
  • Timbuktu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Johannesburg has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Timbuktu is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Johannesburg is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 12.9 °C (23.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F) more in Timbuktu. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 334.5 mm (13.2 in) less which is equivalent to 334.5 l/m² (8.21 US gal/ft²) or 3,345,000 l/ha (357,603 US gal/ac) less. About 3/8 as much.
  • There are 257 more hours of sunlight per year in Timbuktu. In whichever way circa 0h 42' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.9° higher in Timbuktu than in Johannesburg.
  • Relative humidity levels are 31.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.7°C (1.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +10 (+18) +14 (+25) +19 (+34) +24 (+43) +25 (+45) +21 (+38) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +12 (+22) +5 (+9) +15 (+27)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +6 (+11) +10 (+17) +16 (+28) +22 (+40) +24 (+43) +21 (+38) +17 (+30) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +9 (+15) +3 (+5) +13 (+23)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +12 (+22) +20 (+36) +23 (+41) +21 (+38) +18 (+32) +15 (+27) +11 (+20) +5 (+9) 0 (0) +11 (+20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -125 (-5) -94 (-4) -90 (-4) -53 (-2) -9 (0) +11 (+0) +50 (+2) +87 (+3) +4 (+0) -4 (0) -11 (0) -103 (-4) -335 (-13)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -14.5 ( -47) -11.5 ( -41) -11.5 ( -37) -6.5 ( -22) -3 ( -10) +3 (+10) +6 (+19) +8 (+26) +1 (+3) -8 ( -26) -12.5 ( -42) -14.5 ( -47)   -64 ( -18)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 54' +1h 46' +2h 13' +1h 26' +0h 48' +0h 26' +0h 29' -0h 40' +0h 04' +0h 44' +0h 26' -0h 05'   +0h 42'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 19' -1h 26' -0h 15' +1h 00' +2h 03' +2h 35' +2h 21' +1h 27' +0h 13' -1h 02' -2h 05' -2h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -29.9 -11.4 +10 +33.2 +42.7 +42.9 +42.6 +33.4 +10.6 -12 -29.9 -37.4   +7.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -45 -52 -53 -49 -37 -22 -8 +9 -4 -32 -42 -43   -31.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -14.5 (-26) -13.9 (-25) -12.2 (-22) -7.4 (-13) +4.1 (+7) +13.6 (+24) +16.7 (+30) +17.8 (+32) +12.3 (+22) -1.4 (-3) -9.5 (-17) -13.4 (-24) -0.7 (-1)

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