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Lome vs Atar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lome, Togo and Atar, Mauritania is approximately 2,220 km or 1,380 mi.
  • To reach Lome in this distance one would set out from Atar bearing 134° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lome bearing 137.3° or SE .
  • Lome has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Atar has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Lome is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome whereas Atar is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 1.1 °C (2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.2 °C (20.2°F) less in Lome. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 757.2 mm (29.8 in) more which is equivalent to 757.2 l/m² (18.58 US gal/ft²) or 7,572,000 l/ha (809,497 US gal/ac) more. About 7 3/8 as much.
  • There are 1139 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lome. In whichever way circa 3h 06' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.6° higher in Lome than in Atar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 43% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.7°C (24.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +-1 (-1) +-3 (-5) -8 (-14) -12 (-22) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -7 (-12) +-1 (-3) +5 (+8) -5 (-9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) -4 (-6) -8 (-14) -9 (-17) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -3 (-6) +2 (+3) +7 (+13) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+17) +10 (+18) +9 (+15) +5 (+10) +1 (+1) -3 (-6) -5 (-8) -5 (-8) -4 (-6) 0 (0) +5 (+9) +10 (+17) +3 (+5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +5 (+0) +19 (+1) +52 (+2) +96 (+4) +152 (+6) +250 (+10) +83 (+3) +2 (+0) +29 (+1) +55 (+2) +13 (+1) +2 (+0) +757 (+30)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) +1 (+4) +5.5 (+18) +8.5 (+28) +11.5 (+37) +15 (+50) +8 (+26) +2 (+6) +4 (+13) +9 (+29) +2 (+7) 0 ( 0)   +66.5 (+18)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 34' -1h 33' -2h 50' -3h 52' -3h 58' -5h 44' -5h 56' -5h 15' -3h 18' -1h 52' -0h 52' -0h 32'   -3h 06'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 46' +0h 29' +0h 05' -0h 20' -0h 41' -0h 52' -0h 47' -0h 29' -0h 04' +0h 20' +0h 42' +0h 52'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +14.2 +14.2 +14.2 +2.8 -13.3 -14.4 -12.8 +2.6 +14.2 +14.1 +14.3 +14.3   +5.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +32 +38 +40 +45 +52 +57 +48 +41 +43 +45 +44 +31   +43
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +16.4 (+30) +18.5 (+33) +17.5 (+32) +17.3 (+31) +16 (+29) +13.5 (+24) +6.8 (+12) +4.6 (+8) +7.2 (+13) +12.1 (+22) +17.4 (+31) +16.7 (+30) +13.7 (+25)

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