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Tarfaya vs Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tarfaya, Morocco and Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn, Greenland is approximately 5,201 km or 3,232 mi.
  • To reach Tarfaya in this distance one would set out from Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn bearing 131.6° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Tarfaya bearing 162.5° or SSE .
  • Tarfaya has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The mean annual temperature is 23.1 °C (41.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.5 °C (31.5°F) less in Tarfaya. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 211 mm (8.3 in) less which is equivalent to 211 l/m² (5.18 US gal/ft²) or 2,110,000 l/ha (225,573 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • There are 737 more hours of sunlight per year in Tarfaya. In whichever way circa 2h 02' more per day or about 1 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 41.1° higher in Tarfaya than in Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +30 (+54) +30 (+54) +30 (+54) +25 (+45) +18 (+32) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +19 (+34) +24 (+43) +27 (+49) +29 (+52) +22 (+40)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +30 (+54) +31 (+56) +31 (+56) +27 (+48) +19 (+34) +14 (+25) +12 (+22) +14 (+25) +20 (+35) +25 (+44) +27 (+49) +29 (+51) +23 (+42)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +30 (+54) +32 (+58) +32 (+58) +28 (+50) +20 (+36) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +15 (+27) +20 (+36) +25 (+45) +27 (+49) +28 (+50) +24 (+43)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -1 (0) -8 (0) -10 (0) -14 (-1) -18 (-1) -19 (-1) -32 (-1) -32 (-1) -35 (-1) -31 (-1) -6 (0) -7 (0) -211 (-8)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -6 ( -19) -7 ( -25) -8 ( -26) -9 ( -30) -7.5 ( -24) -5.5 ( -18) -6.5 ( -21) -7.5 ( -24) -10 ( -33) -10 ( -32) -8 ( -27) -6 ( -19)   -91 ( -25)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +6h 36' +5h 50' +3h 07' +1h 00' -1h 50' -2h 58' -3h 32' -2h 30' +2h 00' +4h 25' +5h 44' +6h 36'   +2h 02'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +9h 13' +4h 19' +0h 43' -2h 49' -7h 34' -10h 15' -9h 24' -4h 21' -0h 37' +2h 56' +7h 44' +10h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +40.9 +41.1 +41.2 +41.2 +41.2 +41.3 +41.1 +41.3 +41.2 +41.1 +40.8 +41.2   +41.1

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