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El Arish vs Nouakchott Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between El Arish, Egypt and Nouakchott, Mauritania is approximately 5,191 km or 3,226 mi.
  • To reach El Arish in this distance one would set out from Nouakchott bearing 64° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach El Arish bearing 86° or E .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The annual mean temperature is 6.2 °C (11.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.6 °C (10.1°F) more in El Arish. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 51 mm (2 in) less which is equivalent to 51 l/m² (1.25 US gal/ft²) or 510,000 l/ha (54,522 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.3° lower in El Arish than in Nouakchott.
  • Relative humidity levels are 28% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.5°C (4.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-15) -9 (-16) -10 (-17) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -5 (-8) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -6 (-11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +28 (+1) +16 (+1) +13 (+0) +10 (+0) +0 (+0) -1 (0) -18 (-1) -81 (-3) -38 (-1) -4 (0) +4 (+0) +22 (+1) -51 (-2)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 49' -0h 30' -0h 05' +0h 21' +0h 43' +0h 54' +0h 49' +0h 30' +0h 04' -0h 21' -0h 44' -0h 54'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -13 -12.9 -13 -13 -8.6 -2.3 -7.9 -12.9 -12.8 -12.9 -12.9 -13   -11.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +40 +40 +41 +35 +33 +20 +7 +2 +14 +31 +35 +38   +28
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +4.3 (+8) +4.2 (+8) +4 (+7) +4.6 (+8) +4.2 (+8) +2 (+4) -0.2 (0) -1.3 (-2) -1 (-2) +2.5 (+5) +3.3 (+6) +3.9 (+7) +2.5 (+5)

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