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Basra vs Ras Al Kahimah Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Basra, Iraq and Ras Al Kahimah, United Arab Emirates is approximately 970 km or 603 mi.
  • To reach Basra in this distance one would set out from Ras Al Kahimah bearing 306.4° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Basra bearing 302.6° or WNW .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The average temperature is 2.8 °C (5.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.3 °C (7.7°F) more in Basra. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 28.2 mm (1.1 in) more which is equivalent to 28.2 l/m² (0.69 US gal/ft²) or 282,000 l/ha (30,148 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.9° lower in Basra than in Ras Al Kahimah.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.2°C (4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -4 (-8) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -4 (-6) -6 (-10) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +15 (+1) -19 (-1) -11 (0) +10 (+0) +4 (+0) +0 (+0) -1 (0) 0 (0) -1 (0) -5 (0) +20 (+1) +17 (+1) +28 (+1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 19' -0h 12' -0h 02' +0h 08' +0h 17' +0h 22' +0h 20' +0h 12' +0h 01' -0h 08' -0h 17' -0h 22'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -4.9 -4.9 -4.9 -5 -4.9 -4.9 -4.8 -5 -4.9 -4.9 -5 -5   -4.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +12 +8 +3 +5 +7 -1 -1 -5 -11 -4 +7 +11   +2.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) -3.2 (-6) -2.5 (-5) -2.4 (-4) -0.7 (-1) +1.2 (+2) -1.3 (-2) -1.7 (-3) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -2.9 (-5) -1.7 (-3) -3.3 (-6) -2.2 (-4)

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