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Basra vs Riga Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Basra, Iraq and Riga, Latvia is approximately 3,461 km or 2,151 mi.
  • To reach Basra in this distance one would set out from Riga bearing 137.7° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Basra bearing 154.8° or SSE .
  • Basra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Riga has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Basra is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome whereas Riga is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 18.2 °C (32.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.1 °C (0.2°F) less in Basra. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 475 mm (18.7 in) less which is equivalent to 475 l/m² (11.66 US gal/ft²) or 4,750,000 l/ha (507,807 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • There are 1507 more hours of sunlight per year in Basra. In whichever way circa 4h 08' more per day or about 1 5/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.3° higher in Basra than in Riga.
  • Relative humidity levels are 19.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.8°C (23°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+36) +23 (+41) +23 (+41) +22 (+40) +20 (+36) +19 (+34) +18 (+32) +20 (+36) +23 (+41) +25 (+45) +23 (+41) +20 (+36) +21 (+38)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+31) +19 (+35) +20 (+35) +19 (+35) +19 (+33) +17 (+31) +17 (+31) +17 (+31) +19 (+33) +19 (+34) +18 (+32) +17 (+30) +18 (+33)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +17 (+31) +18 (+32) +17 (+31) +19 (+34) +18 (+32) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +16 (+29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -5 (0) -8 (0) -7 (0) -17 (-1) -36 (-1) -61 (-2) -79 (-3) -79 (-3) -76 (-3) -59 (-2) -33 (-1) -15 (-1) -475 (-19)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -13 ( -42) -10 ( -35) -7 ( -23) -9 ( -30) -11 ( -35) -13 ( -43) -14 ( -45) -15 ( -48) -16 ( -53) -16 ( -52) -13 ( -43) -12 ( -39)   -149 ( -41)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +6h 03' +5h 46' +4h 00' +1h 54' +1h 13' +1h 52' +1h 30' +3h 09' +4h 40' +6h 27' +6h 28' +6h 30'   +4h 08'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 03' +1h 47' +0h 19' -1h 13' -2h 39' -3h 30' -3h 06' -1h 48' -0h 16' +1h 15' +2h 41' +3h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +26.3 +26.3 +26.3 +26.3 +26.3 +26.4 +26.3 +26.3 +26.4 +26.3 +26.3 +26.3   +26.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -4 -9 -12 -16 -18 -24 -27 -32 -37 -28 -17 -7   -19.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +15.9 (+29) +16.8 (+30) +15.9 (+29) +14.8 (+27) +13.1 (+24) +9.7 (+17) +9.2 (+17) +8.3 (+15) +8.4 (+15) +12 (+22) +14.1 (+25) +15.1 (+27) +12.8 (+23)

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