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Tarfaya vs Ny-Alesund Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tarfaya, Morocco and Ny-Alesund, Norway is approximately 5,798 km or 3,603 mi.
  • To reach Tarfaya in this distance one would set out from Ny-Alesund bearing 208.1° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tarfaya bearing 185.9° or S .
  • Tarfaya has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Ny-Alesund has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Tarfaya is in or near the subtropical desert biome whereas Ny-Alesund is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 25.5 °C (45.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.9 °C (26.8°F) less in Tarfaya. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 318 mm (12.5 in) less which is equivalent to 318 l/m² (7.8 US gal/ft²) or 3,180,000 l/ha (339,963 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 50.8° higher in Tarfaya than in Ny-Alesund.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 24.2°C (43.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +31 (+55) +32 (+58) +33 (+59) +29 (+53) +24 (+43) +19 (+33) +16 (+28) +17 (+31) +22 (+39) +26 (+47) +29 (+52) +30 (+54) +26 (+46)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -18 (-1) -31 (-1) -35 (-1) -21 (-1) -17 (-1) -19 (-1) -29 (-1) -40 (-2) -40 (-2) -36 (-1) -17 (-1) -17 (-1) -318 (-13)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +10h 26' +10h 10' +1h 39' -7h 24' -10h 37' -10h 15' -10h 25' -10h 01' -1h 25' +7h 36' +10h 36' +10h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +51 +50.5 +50.9 +51 +51 +51 +50.8 +50.9 +50.8 +50.4 +50.8 +51   +50.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -8 -6 +0 -2 -3 -3 -4 -2 +0 +4 +3 +0   -1.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +27.4 (+49) +29.8 (+54) +31.4 (+57) +27.7 (+50) +22.1 (+40) +17.4 (+31) +14.7 (+26) +16.4 (+30) +20.8 (+37) +25.7 (+46) +28.3 (+51) +28.5 (+51) +24.2 (+44)

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