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Wad Medani vs Atbara Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Wad Medani, Sudan and Atbara, Sudan is approximately 371 km or 230 mi.
  • To reach Wad Medani in this distance one would set out from Atbara bearing 188.1° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Wad Medani bearing 187.9° or S .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Wad Medani is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Atbara is in or near the tropical desert biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 1.3 °C (2.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.9 °C (7°F) less in Wad Medani. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 246.5 mm (9.7 in) more which is equivalent to 246.5 l/m² (6.05 US gal/ft²) or 2,465,000 l/ha (263,525 US gal/ac) more. About 5 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.6° higher in Wad Medani than in Atbara.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.6°C (4.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) -1 (-2) -3 (-6) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +1 (+1) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +1 (+0) +10 (+0) +27 (+1) +69 (+3) +85 (+3) +39 (+2) +14 (+1) +2 (+0) +0 (+0) +247 (+10)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 10' +0h 06' +0h 01' -0h 04' -0h 09' -0h 12' -0h 11' -0h 06' -0h 01' +0h 04' +0h 09' +0h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +3.3 +3.3 +3.3 +3.3 -3.3 -3.3 -3.1 +3.2 +3.3 +3.3 +3.3 +3.3   +1.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -4 -3 -2 -2 +7 +19 +26 +31 +32 +18 +0 -3   +9.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -0.3 (-1) -0.2 (0) -0.4 (-1) -1.2 (-2) +3.6 (+6) +6.9 (+12) +5.6 (+10) +5.5 (+10) +6.9 (+12) +5.7 (+10) -0.1 (0) -0.5 (-1) +2.6 (+5)

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