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Dakhla vs Dubai Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakhla, Western Sahara and Dubai, United Arab Emirates is approximately 7,117 km or 4,422 mi.
  • To reach Dakhla in this distance one would set out from Dubai bearing 285.3° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakhla bearing 252.3° or WSW .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Both are in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 6.5 °C (11.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.2 °C (18.4°F) less in Dakhla. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 60.8 mm (2.4 in) less which is equivalent to 60.8 l/m² (1.49 US gal/ft²) or 608,000 l/ha (64,999 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.5° higher in Dakhla than in Dubai.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.4°C (6.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -3 (-6) -7 (-12) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -7 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -9 (0) -35 (-1) -21 (-1) -7 (0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +2 (+0) +10 (+0) +2 (+0) +1 (+0) -4 (0) -61 (-2)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 05' +0h 03' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 05' -0h 06' -0h 05' -0h 03' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 05' +0h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +1.6 +1.6 +1.6 +1.6 +1.5 +1.4 +1.4 +1.5 +1.5 +1.4 +1.5 +1.6   +1.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +0 +1 +5 +15 +18 +15 +20 +19 +16 +14 +10 +2   +11.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) -1.1 (-2) -0.6 (-1) -1.9 (-3) -2.5 (-5) -4.7 (-8) -6.9 (-12) -7.2 (-13) -6.5 (-12) -4.9 (-9) -2.6 (-5) -0.8 (-1) -1.6 (-3) -3.4 (-6)

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