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Timbuktu vs Kandahar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Timbuktu, Mali and Kandahar, Afghanistan is approximately 7,069 km or 4,393 mi.
  • To reach Timbuktu in this distance one would set out from Kandahar bearing 274.2° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Timbuktu bearing 242.6° or WSW .
  • Timbuktu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Kandahar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Timbuktu is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Kandahar is in or near the warm temperate desert scrub biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 10.6 °C (19.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.3 °C (25.7°F) less in Timbuktu. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 17.9 mm (0.7 in) more which is equivalent to 17.9 l/m² (0.44 US gal/ft²) or 179,000 l/ha (19,136 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 25 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Timbuktu. In whichever way circa 0h 03' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.4° higher in Timbuktu than in Kandahar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.5°C (8.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+34) +20 (+36) +16 (+30) +13 (+23) +9 (+16) +3 (+5) -2 (-4) +-3 (-6) +4 (+7) +13 (+23) +16 (+29) +16 (+28) +10 (+18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+30) +18 (+32) +14 (+25) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +5 (+8) 0 (-1) +0 (+0) +8 (+14) +14 (+25) +17 (+30) +15 (+27) +11 (+19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +14 (+24) +11 (+20) +10 (+17) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +11 (+19) +15 (+26) +15 (+26) +13 (+23) +10 (+19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -54 (-2) -42 (-2) -41 (-2) -18 (-1) +2 (+0) +20 (+1) +52 (+2) +92 (+4) +31 (+1) +1 (+0) -7 (0) -20 (-1) +18 (+1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1.5 ( -5) -9.5 ( -34) -3.5 ( -11) -10.5 ( -35) +1 (+3) +4 (+13) +8 (+26) +10 (+32) +5 (+17) 0 ( 0) +0.5 (+2) -0.5 ( -2)   +3 (+1)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 21' +2h 52' +1h 50' +1h 20' -1h 54' -2h 48' -2h 03' -2h 54' -1h 12' -0h 29' +0h 34' +1h 46'   -0h 03'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 55' +0h 34' +0h 06' -0h 23' -0h 49' -1h 02' -0h 56' -0h 34' -0h 05' +0h 24' +0h 49' +1h 02'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +14.7 +14.8 +14.8 +14.8 +7.7 +1.4 +7.1 +14.6 +14.6 +14.5 +14.6 +14.7   +12.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -35 -40 -33 -26 -10 +8 +19 +31 +19 -6 -21 -30   -10.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +2.1 (+4) -0.1 (0) -3 (-5) -4.7 (-8) +1.7 (+3) +8.3 (+15) +8.4 (+15) +12.5 (+23) +15.2 (+27) +8.5 (+15) +3.6 (+6) +1.5 (+3) +4.5 (+8)

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