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Basra vs Rasht Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Basra, Iraq and Rasht, Iran is approximately 769 km or 478 mi.
  • To reach Basra in this distance one would set out from Rasht bearing 193.2° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Basra bearing 192.2° or SSW .
  • Basra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Rasht has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Basra is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome whereas Rasht is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 8.1 °C (14.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) more in Basra. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1194.5 mm (47 in) less which is equivalent to 1194.5 l/m² (29.32 US gal/ft²) or 11,945,000 l/ha (1,277,000 US gal/ac) less. About 1/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.7° higher in Basra than in Rasht.
  • Relative humidity levels are 20.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.8°C (5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+10) +8 (+15) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +9 (+15) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +8 (+14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -120 (-5) -102 (-4) -87 (-3) -40 (-2) -46 (-2) -39 (-2) -40 (-2) -74 (-3) -143 (-6) -229 (-9) -143 (-6) -132 (-5) -1195 (-47)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 31' +0h 19' +0h 03' -0h 13' -0h 27' -0h 34' -0h 31' -0h 19' -0h 03' +0h 13' +0h 27' +0h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +6.7 +6.7 +6.8 +6.7 +6.7 +6.8 +6.7 +6.7 +6.8 +6.8 +6.7 +6.7   +6.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -3 -11 -19 -22 -25 -25 -25 -29 -36 -31 -16 -5   -20.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +5.1 (+9) +5.9 (+11) +5.7 (+10) +4.6 (+8) +3.4 (+6) +1.3 (+2) +0.6 (+1) -0.3 (-1) -1.7 (-3) +1.4 (+3) +3.1 (+6) +4.2 (+8) +2.8 (+5)

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