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Ghardaia vs Kosti Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ghardaia, Algeria and Kosti, Sudan is approximately 3,630 km or 2,256 mi.
  • To reach Ghardaia in this distance one would set out from Kosti bearing 310.9° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Ghardaia bearing 299.4° or WNW .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Ghardaia is in or near the subtropical desert biome whereas Kosti is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The mean temperature is 7.3 °C (13.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.7 °C (22.9°F) more in Ghardaia. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 289.4 mm (11.4 in) less which is equivalent to 289.4 l/m² (7.1 US gal/ft²) or 2,894,000 l/ha (309,388 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.9° lower in Ghardaia than in Kosti.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-24) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -9 (-16) -2 (-3) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +0 (+0) -8 (-14) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -7 (-13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +8 (+0) +5 (+0) +7 (+0) +6 (+0) -9 (0) -41 (-2) -98 (-4) -118 (-5) -58 (-2) -4 (0) +10 (+0) +3 (+0) -289 (-11)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 11' -0h 44' -0h 08' +0h 30' +1h 03' +1h 19' +1h 12' +0h 44' +0h 06' -0h 31' -1h 03' -1h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -19.2 -19.1 -19.1 -19.2 -5.1 +1.3 -4.7 -19.1 -19.2 -19.1 -19.1 -19.2   -14.9

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