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Van vs Tripoli Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Van, Turkey and Tripoli, Libya is approximately 2,793 km or 1,736 mi.
  • To reach Van in this distance one would set out from Tripoli bearing 68.1° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Van bearing 86° or E .
  • Van has a warm, dry summer continental/ hemiboreal climate (Dsb) whereas Tripoli has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Van is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Tripoli is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 11.7 °C (21°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.6 °C (19.1°F) more in Van. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 134.1 mm (5.3 in) more which is equivalent to 134.1 l/m² (3.29 US gal/ft²) or 1,341,000 l/ha (143,362 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • There are 539 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Van. In whichever way circa 1h 28' less per day or about 5/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.8° lower in Van than in Tripoli.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.3°C (18.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -17 (-30) -16 (-28) -14 (-24) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -12 (-22) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -12 (-22)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -16 (-30) -14 (-26) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -10 (-17) -12 (-22) -14 (-25) -14 (-26) -12 (-21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-28) -15 (-26) -12 (-22) -10 (-17) -8 (-15) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -11 (-19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -11 (0) +7 (+0) +30 (+1) +38 (+2) +48 (+2) +20 (+1) +4 (+0) +6 (+0) +8 (+0) +21 (+1) +3 (+0) -41 (-2) +134 (+5)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) +2 (+7) +4 (+13) +6 (+20) +7 (+23) +3 (+10) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) -2 ( -6)   +25 (+7)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 27' -2h 22' -2h 27' -0h 56' -1h 03' +0h 54' -0h 30' -1h 15' -1h 14' -2h 09' -2h 04' -2h 05'   -1h 28'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 27' -0h 17' -0h 03' +0h 11' +0h 24' +0h 31' +0h 28' +0h 17' +0h 02' -0h 12' -0h 24' -0h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -5.8 -5.8 -5.8 -5.9 -5.8 -5.8 -5.8 -5.8 -5.7 -5.7 -5.8 -5.8   -5.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7 +11 +17 +15 +9 +10 -7 -13 -13 -2 +4 +1   +3.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -13.8 (-25) -13 (-23) -9.6 (-17) -7.5 (-14) -6.8 (-12) -4.8 (-9) -7.4 (-13) -10 (-18) -12.8 (-23) -12.2 (-22) -12.3 (-22) -13 (-23) -10.3 (-19)

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