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Van vs Tarfaya Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Van, Turkey and Tarfaya, Morocco is approximately 5,289 km or 3,287 mi.
  • To reach Van in this distance one would set out from Tarfaya bearing 62° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Van bearing 94.8° or E .
  • Van has a warm, dry summer continental/ hemiboreal climate (Dsb) whereas Tarfaya has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Van is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Tarfaya is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 10.4 °C (18.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.1 °C (38°F) more in Van. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 333.1 mm (13.1 in) more which is equivalent to 333.1 l/m² (8.18 US gal/ft²) or 3,331,000 l/ha (356,106 US gal/ac) more. About 7 5/7 as much.
  • There are 33 more hours of sunlight per year in Van. In whichever way circa 0h 04' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.5° lower in Van than in Tarfaya.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.7°C (24.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -15 (-26) -9 (-15) -4 (-7) 1 (+3) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) 0 (0) -6 (-11) -13 (-23) -17 (-30) -7 (-13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-37) -20 (-37) -17 (-30) -11 (-19) -7 (-12) -2 (-4) +1 (+3) +0 (+0) -5 (-8) -10 (-19) -16 (-28) -18 (-33) -10 (-19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -22 (-39) -18 (-32) -13 (-23) -10 (-19) -8 (-14) -4 (-7) -5 (-10) -9 (-16) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -19 (-33) -13 (-24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +26 (+1) +29 (+1) +39 (+2) +53 (+2) +49 (+2) +21 (+1) +4 (+0) +7 (+0) +8 (+0) +47 (+2) +27 (+1) +24 (+1) +333 (+13)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +5 (+16) +5 (+18) +8 (+26) +8 (+27) +7.5 (+24) +2.5 (+8) +0.5 (+2) +0.5 (+2) +1 (+3) +5 (+16) +5 (+17) +3 (+10)   +51 (+14)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 25' -1h 41' -2h 32' -1h 06' +1h 13' +3h 32' +5h 05' +3h 07' +0h 34' -1h 23' -1h 06' -2h 19'   +0h 04'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 47' -0h 29' -0h 05' +0h 20' +0h 42' +0h 53' +0h 48' +0h 29' +0h 04' -0h 20' -0h 42' -0h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -10.6 -10.6 -10.6 -10.6 -10.6 -10.5 -10.4 -10.5 -10.4 -10.4 -10.5 -10.6   -10.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7 +1 -5 -6 -16 -29 -37 -42 -39 -20 -6 -2   -16.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -18 (-32) -19 (-34) -16.9 (-30) -11.5 (-21) -10.1 (-18) -9 (-16) -7.9 (-14) -10.6 (-19) -14.1 (-25) -14.2 (-26) -16 (-29) -17.5 (-32) -13.7 (-25)

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