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Basra vs Abu Dhabi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Basra, Iraq and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates is approximately 961 km or 597 mi.
  • To reach Basra in this distance one would set out from Abu Dhabi bearing 316.7° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Basra bearing 313.6° or NW .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Basra is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome whereas Abu Dhabi is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 2.3 °C (4.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5 °C (9°F) more in Basra. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 72.1 mm (2.8 in) more which is equivalent to 72.1 l/m² (1.77 US gal/ft²) or 721,000 l/ha (77,080 US gal/ac) more. About 1 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.1° lower in Basra than in Abu Dhabi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.7°C (4.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-10) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) 0 (-1) +0 (+1) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -5 (-10) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +24 (+1) -25 (-1) -1 (0) +15 (+1) +7 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) 0 (0) +0 (+0) +1 (+0) +26 (+1) +25 (+1) +72 (+3)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 24' -0h 15' -0h 02' +0h 10' +0h 21' +0h 27' +0h 24' +0h 15' +0h 02' -0h 10' -0h 21' -0h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -6.1 -6.1 -6.1 -6.1 -6.1 -6 -6 -6.1 -6.1 -6.1 -6.1 -6.1   -6.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +12 +7 +3 +2 +1 -8 -7 -10 -15 -8 +3 +12   -0.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2.8 (-5) -2.3 (-4) -2.1 (-4) -0.9 (-2) +0 (+0) -2.1 (-4) -2.5 (-5) -3.9 (-7) -6.1 (-11) -4 (-7) -3.2 (-6) -2.7 (-5) -2.7 (-5)

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