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Mersa Matruh vs Petrolina Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mersa Matruh, Egypt and Petrolina, Brazil is approximately 8,496 km or 5,280 mi.
  • To reach Mersa Matruh in this distance one would set out from Petrolina bearing 54.4° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Mersa Matruh bearing 69.9° or ENE .
  • Mersa Matruh has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Petrolina has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Mersa Matruh is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome whereas Petrolina is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 7 °C (12.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.9 °C (16°F) more in Mersa Matruh. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 468.8 mm (18.5 in) less which is equivalent to 468.8 l/m² (11.51 US gal/ft²) or 4,688,000 l/ha (501,178 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.4° lower in Mersa Matruh than in Petrolina.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.4°C (6.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -14 (-24) -12 (-21) -8 (-15) -5 (-9) -1 (-2) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) -2 (-3) -6 (-11) -10 (-19) -13 (-23) -7 (-13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -36 (-1) -71 (-3) -137 (-5) -79 (-3) -27 (-1) -8 (0) -13 (-1) -3 (0) -5 (0) -2 (0) -32 (-1) -55 (-2) -469 (-18)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 16' -1h 25' -0h 15' +0h 58' +2h 01' +2h 32' +2h 18' +1h 25' +0h 13' -1h 00' -2h 02' -2h 32'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -40.4 -38.4 -21.2 +1.9 +18.5 +24.9 +18.8 +2.1 -20.6 -38.1 -40.3 -40.6   -14.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +13 +6 +1 -4 +9 +12 +15 +20 +23 +22 +18 +15   +12.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -10.1 (-18) -11.5 (-21) -10.8 (-19) -8.7 (-16) -2.9 (-5) +1.8 (+3) +3.9 (+7) +5.7 (+10) +4.4 (+8) +0.1 (+0) -4.9 (-9) -8.2 (-15) -3.4 (-6)

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