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Kandahar vs Nema Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kandahar, Afghanistan and Nema, Mauritania is approximately 7,478 km or 4,647 mi.
  • To reach Kandahar in this distance one would set out from Nema bearing 62.2° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kandahar bearing 96.1° or E .
  • Kandahar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Nema has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Kandahar is in or near the warm temperate desert scrub biome whereas Nema is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The average temperature is 11.8 °C (21.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.3 °C (27.5°F) more in Kandahar. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 126.4 mm (5 in) less which is equivalent to 126.4 l/m² (3.1 US gal/ft²) or 1,264,000 l/ha (135,130 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • There are 127 more hours of sunlight per year in Kandahar. In whichever way circa 0h 19' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.5° lower in Kandahar than in Nema.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4°C (7.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -20 (-36) -15 (-28) -12 (-21) -8 (-14) -3 (-5) +2 (+4) 2 (+4) -3 (-5) -12 (-21) -15 (-27) -16 (-28) -10 (-18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -20 (-35) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -5 (-9) +0 (+1) -1 (-1) -8 (-14) -15 (-27) -19 (-33) -17 (-31) -12 (-21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -13 (-24) -9 (-15) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -12 (-21) -18 (-32) -20 (-35) -17 (-31) -13 (-24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +51 (+2) +42 (+2) +41 (+2) +14 (+1) -4 (0) -32 (-1) -78 (-3) -111 (-4) -61 (-2) -12 (0) +6 (+0) +18 (+1) -126 (-5)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1.5 (+5) +9.5 (+34) +3.5 (+11) +10 (+33) -2 ( -6) -5 ( -17) -9 ( -29) -11 ( -35) -8 ( -27) -1 ( -3) -0.5 ( -2) 0 ( 0)   -12 ( -3)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 19' -2h 45' -2h 05' -1h 40' +2h 15' +3h 00' +2h 27' +3h 25' +1h 34' +1h 07' -0h 16' -0h 46'   +0h 19'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 55' -0h 34' -0h 06' +0h 23' +0h 49' +1h 02' +0h 56' +0h 34' +0h 05' -0h 24' -0h 50' -1h 02'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -14.8 -14.9 -14.9 -14.9 -7.6 -1.3 -7 -14.8 -14.7 -14.7 -14.8 -14.9   -12.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +41 +44 +37 +28 +13 -5 -20 -31 -21 +6 +22 +32   +12.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0 (+0) +1.6 (+3) +4.9 (+9) +5.6 (+10) -0.1 (0) -7.2 (-13) -8.7 (-16) -13 (-23) -15.9 (-29) -9.3 (-17) -4.5 (-8) -1.8 (-3) -4 (-7)

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