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Basra vs Kimberley Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Basra, Iraq and Kimberley, South Africa is approximately 7,036 km or 4,372 mi.
  • To reach Basra in this distance one would set out from Kimberley bearing 22.1° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Basra bearing 22.5° or NNE .
  • Basra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Kimberley has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Basra is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome whereas Kimberley is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 5.8 °C (10.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.5 °C (11.7°F) more in Basra. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 189 mm (7.4 in) less which is equivalent to 189 l/m² (4.64 US gal/ft²) or 1,890,000 l/ha (202,054 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 176 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Basra. In whichever way circa 0h 29' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1° lower in Basra than in Kimberley.
  • Relative humidity levels are 29.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 14.8°C (26.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -10 (-18) -4 (-7) +6 (+11) +15 (+27) +20 (+36) +21 (+38) +19 (+34) +13 (+23) +7 (+13) -3 (-5) -12 (-22) +5 (+9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -9 (-16) -3 (-5) +7 (+12) +16 (+29) +22 (+40) +23 (+41) +20 (+36) +13 (+23) +7 (+12) -3 (-5) -10 (-18) +6 (+10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -2 (-4) +7 (+13) +17 (+31) +24 (+43) +25 (+45) +21 (+38) +13 (+23) +6 (+11) -2 (-4) -8 (-14) +7 (+12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -29 (-1) -59 (-2) -40 (-2) -29 (-1) -9 (0) -7 (0) -7 (0) -7 (0) -12 (0) -2 (0) +24 (+1) -12 (0) -189 (-7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -14) -5 ( -16) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -7) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -7) -5 ( -16) -4 ( -13) -2 ( -6)   -36 ( -10)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 56' -1h 46' -0h 07' -0h 32' +1h 09' +2h 32' +1h 13' +0h 54' +0h 18' -0h 34' -2h 50' -3h 11'   -0h 29'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 21' -2h 05' -0h 23' +1h 26' +2h 58' +3h 44' +3h 24' +2h 05' +0h 19' -1h 29' -3h 00' -3h 44'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -41.2 -22.6 -1.2 +22 +38.6 +45.1 +39 +22.4 -0.4 -23 -41.2 -48.6   -1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +52 +41 +27 +19 +17 +13 +18 +21 +23 +30 +43 +54   +29.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +3.1 (+6) +3.6 (+6) +5.3 (+10) +11.8 (+21) +20.1 (+36) +23.9 (+43) +26.7 (+48) +25.5 (+46) +21 (+38) +17.2 (+31) +12 (+22) +7.3 (+13) +14.8 (+27)

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