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Basra vs Kuwait City Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Basra, Iraq and Kuwait City, Kuwait is approximately 151 km or 94 mi.
  • To reach Basra in this distance one would set out from Kuwait City bearing 353.3° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Basra bearing 353.2° or N .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Basra is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome whereas Kuwait City is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 1.3 °C (2.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.7 °C (6.7°F) less in Basra. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 53.7 mm (2.1 in) more which is equivalent to 53.7 l/m² (1.32 US gal/ft²) or 537,000 l/ha (57,409 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • There are 28 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Basra. In whichever way circa 0h 04' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.4° lower in Basra than in Kuwait City.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0°C (0°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) +0 (+1) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) -6 (-10) -4 (-6) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) 0 (-1) +0 (+1) +0 (+0) -2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) +0 (+0) 0 (-1) 0 (-1) -2 (-3) -4 (-6) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) +0 (+0) +0 (+1) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (-1) 0 (0) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) +0 (+1) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +3 (+0) +2 (+0) +11 (+0) +7 (+0) +3 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) -2 (0) +14 (+1) +17 (+1) +54 (+2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +3 (+10) +4 (+14) +3 (+10) +2 (+7) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0)   +13 (+4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 46' -0h 59' -0h 29' +0h 28' -0h 07' +1h 16' +0h 25' -0h 15' +0h 12' -0h 36' -0h 22' +0h 19'   -0h 04'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 05' -0h 03' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 04' +0h 06' +0h 05' +0h 03' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 05' -0h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -1.3 -1.3 -1.3 -1.4 -1.3 -1.3 -1.3 -1.4 -1.3 -1.3 -1.4 -1.4   -1.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +20 +13 +4 +3 -2 +0 +8 +2 -5 -5 +10 +15   +5.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +4.1 (+7) +3 (+5) +0.7 (+1) +0.5 (+1) -2 (-4) -3.2 (-6) -0.4 (-1) -2.3 (-4) -4.2 (-8) -2.2 (-4) +2.4 (+4) +3.5 (+6) +0 (+0)

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