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Timbuktu vs Sfax Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Timbuktu, Mali and Sfax, Tunisia is approximately 2,416 km or 1,502 mi.
  • To reach Timbuktu in this distance one would set out from Sfax bearing 217.8° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Timbuktu bearing 211.7° or SSW .
  • Timbuktu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Sfax has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Timbuktu is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Sfax is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 10.5 °C (18.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.9 °C (5.2°F) less in Timbuktu. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 28.2 mm (1.1 in) less which is equivalent to 28.2 l/m² (0.69 US gal/ft²) or 282,000 l/ha (30,148 US gal/ac) less. About 7/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.6° higher in Timbuktu than in Sfax.
  • Relative humidity levels are 35.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4°C (7.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+26) +17 (+31) +19 (+33) +19 (+35) +18 (+32) +13 (+24) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) +8 (+15) +14 (+25) +16 (+28) +13 (+24) +13 (+24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +13 (+24) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +15 (+26) +11 (+20) +6 (+10) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +11 (+19) +12 (+21) +10 (+19) +11 (+19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +10 (+17) +10 (+17) +11 (+20) +12 (+21) +9 (+17) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +4 (+8) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +8 (+14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -22 (-1) -19 (-1) -23 (-1) -17 (-1) -5 (0) +16 (+1) +52 (+2) +87 (+3) +7 (+0) -53 (-2) -22 (-1) -29 (-1) -28 (-1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 09' +0h 43' +0h 07' -0h 29' -1h 01' -1h 18' -1h 10' -0h 43' -0h 06' +0h 30' +1h 02' +1h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +17.9 +17.9 +17.9 +18 +10.9 +4.6 +10.4 +17.9 +17.9 +17.8 +17.8 +17.9   +15.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -42 -44 -46 -48 -42 -29 -15 -7 -22 -43 -46 -44   -35.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -5.1 (-9) -5.2 (-9) -6.4 (-12) -7.5 (-14) -4 (-7) -0.3 (-1) +0.4 (+1) +0.7 (+1) -0.8 (-1) -6.5 (-12) -7.5 (-14) -6.2 (-11) -4 (-7)

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