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Bilma vs Dakhla Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Bilma, Niger and Dakhla, Western Sahara is approximately 3,030 km or 1,883 mi.
  • To reach Bilma in this distance one would set out from Dakhla bearing 95.1° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Bilma bearing 105.7° or ESE .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Bilma is in or near the tropical desert biome whereas Dakhla is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The mean temperature is 6.4 °C (11.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.8 °C (19.4°F) more in Bilma. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 20.7 mm (0.8 in) less which is equivalent to 20.7 l/m² (0.51 US gal/ft²) or 207,000 l/ha (22,130 US gal/ac) less. About 3/8 as much.
  • There are 582 more hours of sunlight per year in Bilma. In whichever way circa 1h 35' more per day or about 1 1/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.7° higher in Bilma than in Dakhla.
  • Relative humidity levels are 55.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 16.6°C (30°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 4 (+6) +6 (+11) +10 (+19) +16 (+28) +18 (+32) +17 (+31) +16 (+29) +15 (+26) +13 (+23) +11 (+19) +6 (+11) 5 (+9) +11 (+20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) +2 (+3) +5 (+10) +10 (+17) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +12 (+21) +11 (+19) +8 (+15) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) 0 (-1) +6 (+12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -3 (-6) +0 (+1) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +4 (+7) 0 (-1) -4 (-8) -6 (-10) +1 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -2 (0) -1 (0) -1 (0) -1 (0) -1 (0) +2 (+0) +2 (+0) +5 (+0) -9 (0) -2 (0) -3 (0) -10 (0) -21 (-1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1.5 ( -5) -1 ( -4) -0.5 ( -2) -0.5 ( -2) -0.5 ( -2) +0.5 (+2) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -7) -1.5 ( -5) -1.5 ( -5) -1.5 ( -5)   -9 ( -2)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 09' +1h 31' +0h 27' +0h 22' +1h 07' +1h 20' +2h 32' +2h 19' +1h 44' +2h 03' +2h 14' +2h 13'   +1h 35'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 17' +0h 11' +0h 02' -0h 07' -0h 15' -0h 19' -0h 18' -0h 11' -0h 01' +0h 07' +0h 16' +0h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +5 +4.9 +4.9 +5 +1.9 -4.3 +1.3 +5 +5 +5 +5 +5   +3.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -48 -52 -56 -60 -60 -60 -58 -52 -60 -60 -56 -47   -55.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -18.2 (-33) -19.4 (-35) -19.1 (-34) -18.8 (-34) -16.3 (-29) -14.8 (-27) -11.3 (-20) -8.3 (-15) -16 (-29) -19.6 (-35) -20.7 (-37) -17.2 (-31) -16.6 (-30)

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