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Tarfaya vs Wau Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tarfaya, Morocco and Wau, Sudan is approximately 4,856 km or 3,017 mi.
  • To reach Tarfaya in this distance one would set out from Wau bearing 302.9° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tarfaya bearing 289.6° or WNW .
  • Tarfaya has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Wau has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Tarfaya is in or near the subtropical desert biome whereas Wau is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 8.7 °C (15.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.6 °C (1.1°F) more in Tarfaya. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1022.5 mm (40.3 in) less which is equivalent to 1022.5 l/m² (25.09 US gal/ft²) or 10,225,000 l/ha (1,093,120 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.1° lower in Tarfaya than in Wau.
  • Relative humidity levels are 22.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.8°C (3.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-19) -12 (-21) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -5 (-10) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +8 (+0) +1 (+0) -16 (-1) -67 (-3) -118 (-5) -177 (-7) -176 (-7) -192 (-8) -173 (-7) -123 (-5) +0 (+0) +10 (+0) -1023 (-40)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 09' -0h 43' -0h 07' +0h 30' +1h 01' +1h 17' +1h 10' +0h 43' +0h 06' -0h 31' -1h 02' -1h 17'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -20.1 -20 -20 -11.8 +4.8 +11.2 +5.1 -11.5 -20.2 -20.1 -20.2 -20.2   -12.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +37 +46 +43 +27 +14 +9 +6 +6 +8 +12 +27 +37   +22.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.8 (+5) +4.7 (+8) +0.9 (+2) -4.8 (-9) -6.1 (-11) -5.4 (-10) -4.4 (-8) -3.8 (-7) -3.5 (-6) -4.1 (-7) -0.4 (-1) +2.6 (+5) -1.8 (-3)

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