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Tarfaya vs Agadez Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tarfaya, Morocco and Agadez, Niger is approximately 2,471 km or 1,536 mi.
  • To reach Tarfaya in this distance one would set out from Agadez bearing 303.2° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tarfaya bearing 295.1° or WNW .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Tarfaya is in or near the subtropical desert biome whereas Agadez is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 9 °C (16.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9 °C (16.2°F) less in Tarfaya. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 59.4 mm (2.3 in) less which is equivalent to 59.4 l/m (1.46 US gal/ft) or 594,000 l/ha (63,503 US gal/ac) less. About 4/9 as much.
  • There are 868 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Tarfaya. In whichever way circa 2h 22' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.8° lower in Tarfaya than in Agadez.
  • Relative humidity levels are 57.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.9°C (23.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -14 (-25) -18 (-33) -19 (-35) -19 (-35) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -9 (-17) -8 (-14) -14 (-25)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -6 (-10) -9 (-16) -13 (-24) -14 (-26) -14 (-25) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -5 (-9) -4 (-6) -9 (-16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +0 (+0) -3 (-6) -8 (-15) -9 (-16) -8 (-15) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) 0 (0) +1 (+2) -4 (-7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +9 (+0) +5 (+0) +3 (+0) -1 (0) -5 (0) -10 (0) -35 (-1) -49 (-2) -2 (0) +1 (+0) +15 (+1) +10 (+0) -59 (-2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2.5 (+8) +1.5 (+5) +0.5 (+2) +0.5 (+2) -1.5 ( -5) -2.5 ( -8) -6.5 ( -21) -10.5 ( -34) -3 ( -10) +0.5 (+2) +2.5 (+8) +2.5 (+8)   -13.5 ( -4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 56' -2h 58' -1h 44' -0h 34' -1h 48' -1h 46' -3h 09' -2h 07' -2h 06' -2h 54' -3h 52' -2h 34'   -2h 22'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 39' -0h 24' -0h 04' +0h 17' +0h 35' +0h 44' +0h 40' +0h 24' +0h 03' -0h 17' -0h 35' -0h 44'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -10.9 -10.8 -10.9 -10.9 -4.3 +2 -3.9 -10.9 -11 -10.9 -10.9 -10.9   -8.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +50 +59 +66 +64 +61 +60 +50 +41 +56 +65 +60 +55   +57.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +16.1 (+29) +18.4 (+33) +18.6 (+33) +15.9 (+29) +11.7 (+21) +8.7 (+16) +4 (+7) +1.4 (+3) +8.4 (+15) +16.1 (+29) +18.5 (+33) +16.8 (+30) +12.9 (+23)

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