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Mersa Matruh vs Timbuktu Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mersa Matruh, Egypt and Timbuktu, Mali is approximately 3,454 km or 2,146 mi.
  • To reach Mersa Matruh in this distance one would set out from Timbuktu bearing 56.5° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Mersa Matruh bearing 69.2° or ENE .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Mersa Matruh is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome whereas Timbuktu is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 9.8 °C (17.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.1 °C (0.2°F) more in Mersa Matruh. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 67.5 mm (2.7 in) less which is equivalent to 67.5 l/m² (1.66 US gal/ft²) or 675,000 l/ha (72,162 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.2° lower in Mersa Matruh than in Timbuktu.
  • Relative humidity levels are 42.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.3°C (11.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -14 (-26) -11 (-20) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) -7 (-12) -10 (-18) -10 (-17) -8 (-15) -10 (-18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +36 (+1) +19 (+1) +11 (+0) +2 (+0) -2 (0) -18 (-1) -54 (-2) -92 (-4) -30 (-1) +16 (+1) +18 (+1) +29 (+1) -68 (-3)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 54' -0h 33' -0h 06' +0h 23' +0h 48' +1h 01' +0h 55' +0h 33' +0h 05' -0h 24' -0h 49' -1h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -14.5 -14.5 -14.6 -14.6 -7.5 -1.2 -7 -14.5 -14.5 -14.4 -14.5 -14.5   -12.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +48 +50 +51 +51 +53 +42 +31 +17 +28 +47 +49 +47   +42.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +7.9 (+14) +7.7 (+14) +8.5 (+15) +9.4 (+17) +6.9 (+12) +3.4 (+6) +2.5 (+5) +0.5 (+1) +1.7 (+3) +8 (+14) +10.1 (+18) +9 (+16) +6.3 (+11)

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