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Atar vs Townsville, Queensland Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Atar, Mauritania and Townsville, Queensland, Australia is approximately 17,903 km or 11,125 mi.
  • To reach Atar in this distance one would set out from Townsville, Queensland bearing 277.2° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Atar bearing 269.7° or W .
  • Atar has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Townsville, Queensland has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Atar is in or near the subtropical desert biome whereas Townsville, Queensland is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 3.8 °C (6.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.5 °C (9.9°F) more in Atar. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 916.4 mm (36.1 in) less which is equivalent to 916.4 l/m² (22.49 US gal/ft²) or 9,164,000 l/ha (979,692 US gal/ac) less. About 1/9 as much.
  • There are 442 more hours of sunlight per year in Atar. In whichever way circa 1h 12' more per day or about 1 1/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.1° higher in Atar than in Townsville, Queensland.
  • Relative humidity levels are 33.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.9°C (16°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Atar relative to Townsville, Queensland. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Townsville, Queensland vs Atar.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -1 (-2) 2 (+4) +6 (+10) +12 (+21) +17 (+30) +17 (+31) +15 (+27) +12 (+22) +8 (+14) 2 (+4) -4 (-8) +7 (+12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) +2 (+4) +8 (+14) +14 (+25) +16 (+28) +14 (+25) +11 (+20) +5 (+9) -2 (-3) -8 (-14) +4 (+7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -7 (-13) -2 (-3) +5 (+9) +11 (+21) +13 (+24) +12 (+22) +9 (+15) +2 (+4) -5 (-9) -11 (-20) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -240 (-9) -228 (-9) -175 (-7) -60 (-2) -40 (-2) -19 (-1) -3 (0) +17 (+1) +26 (+1) -5 (0) -48 (-2) -142 (-6) -916 (-36)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -13 ( -42) -15 ( -53) -12.5 ( -40) -6.5 ( -22) -5.5 ( -18) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) -2 ( -6) -5 ( -17) -6 ( -19)   -64.5 ( -18)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 25' +2h 07' +3h 17' +2h 20' +3h 25' +2h 30' +1h 13' +0h 32' -0h 50' -0h 58' -0h 16' -0h 13'   +1h 12'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 07' -1h 19' -0h 14' +0h 54' +1h 52' +2h 21' +2h 08' +1h 19' +0h 12' -0h 56' -1h 54' -2h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -37.7 -22 -0.8 +22.4 +38.6 +39.8 +38.3 +22.9 +0.1 -22.1 -37.2 -39.7   +0.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -37 -40 -40 -39 -39 -35 -27 -21 -25 -32 -36 -32   -33.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -18.5 (-33) -17.9 (-32) -16.1 (-29) -12.8 (-23) -8.7 (-16) -2.4 (-4) +4.1 (+7) +5.2 (+9) +0.8 (+1) -7.4 (-13) -15.1 (-27) -17.8 (-32) -8.9 (-16)

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