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Ouagadougou vs Atar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso and Atar, Mauritania is approximately 1,529 km or 950 mi.
  • To reach Ouagadougou in this distance one would set out from Atar bearing 124.6° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Ouagadougou bearing 127.9° or SE .
  • Ouagadougou has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Atar has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Ouagadougou is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Atar is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The average temperature is 0.8 °C (1.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.5 °C (11.7°F) less in Ouagadougou. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 777 mm (30.6 in) more which is equivalent to 777 l/m² (19.07 US gal/ft²) or 7,770,000 l/ha (830,665 US gal/ac) more. About 7 1/2 as much.
  • There are 440 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Ouagadougou. In whichever way circa 1h 12' less per day or about 7/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.1° higher in Ouagadougou than in Atar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.4°C (7.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) +-1 (-2) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -2 (-4) +3 (+5) +8 (+14) +0 (0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +6 (+10) +1 (+2) -4 (-7) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -1 (-2) +4 (+6) +6 (+11) +1 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +3 (+5) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) 0 (0) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -4 (0) -2 (0) +12 (+0) +16 (+1) +83 (+3) +120 (+5) +195 (+8) +249 (+10) +108 (+4) +13 (+1) -6 (0) -6 (0) +777 (+31)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) +1.5 (+5) +2.5 (+8) +5.5 (+18) +8 (+27) +9 (+29) +9 (+29) +5 (+17) +2 (+6) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3)   +40.5 (+11)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 19' -0h 19' -1h 07' -2h 30' -2h 11' -2h 28' -2h 42' -4h 01' -1h 28' +0h 44' +0h 28' +0h 52'   -1h 12'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 27' +0h 17' +0h 03' -0h 11' -0h 24' -0h 30' -0h 27' -0h 17' -0h 02' +0h 12' +0h 24' +0h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +8.1 +8.1 +8.1 +8.1 -7.1 -8.2 -6.7 +7.7 +8.2 +8.1 +8.1 +8.1   +4.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -13 -9 -7 +4 +19 +28 +32 +33 +29 +17 +6 -9   +10.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -3.8 (-7) +0 (+0) +1.5 (+3) +6.9 (+12) +10.6 (+19) +9.5 (+17) +5.6 (+10) +4 (+7) +5.4 (+10) +6.5 (+12) +6.2 (+11) +0.5 (+1) +4.4 (+8)

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