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Timbuktu vs Marrakech Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Timbuktu, Mali and Marrakech, Morocco is approximately 1,727 km or 1,073 mi.
  • To reach Timbuktu in this distance one would set out from Marrakech bearing 161.8° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Timbuktu bearing 163.9° or SSE .
  • Timbuktu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Marrakech has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Timbuktu is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Marrakech is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 9.5 °C (17.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.6 °C (6.5°F) less in Timbuktu. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 72.8 mm (2.9 in) less which is equivalent to 72.8 l/m² (1.79 US gal/ft²) or 728,000 l/ha (77,828 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • There are 293 more hours of sunlight per year in Timbuktu. In whichever way circa 0h 48' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.5° higher in Timbuktu than in Marrakech.
  • Relative humidity levels are 34.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.5°C (8.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +16 (+29) +17 (+31) +14 (+25) +10 (+18) +1 (+2) +-2 (-4) +5 (+9) +13 (+23) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +11 (+20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +12 (+21) +12 (+22) +14 (+26) +14 (+25) +11 (+19) +3 (+6) +1 (+2) +6 (+10) +10 (+19) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +10 (+17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +8 (+15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -32 (-1) -37 (-1) -37 (-1) -38 (-1) -20 (-1) +16 (+1) +53 (+2) +90 (+4) +25 (+1) -21 (-1) -40 (-2) -31 (-1) -73 (-3)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -4.5 ( -15) -6.5 ( -23) -6.5 ( -21) -4.5 ( -15) -1 ( -3) +2 (+7) +7 (+23) +9 (+29) +3 (+10) -5 ( -16) -5.5 ( -18) -5.5 ( -18)   -18 ( -5)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 00' +2h 13' +1h 44' +1h 12' +0h 25' -1h 06' -1h 44' -1h 30' -0h 04' +1h 36' +2h 46' +2h 11'   +0h 48'
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 50' +1h 02'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +14.8 +14.8 +14.8 +14.9 +7.8 +1.5 +7.3 +14.8 +14.8 +14.7 +14.8 +14.8   +12.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -48 -48 -47 -47 -37 -24 -4 +8 -12 -64 -46 -47   -34.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -7.2 (-13) -7.6 (-14) -8.3 (-15) -8.2 (-15) -3.5 (-6) +0.7 (+1) +1.6 (+3) +3.6 (+6) +1.4 (+3) -11 (-20) -7.9 (-14) -7.3 (-13) -4.5 (-8)

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