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Paris vs Timbuktu Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Paris, France and Timbuktu, Mali is approximately 3,597 km or 2,235 mi.
  • To reach Paris in this distance one would set out from Timbuktu bearing 6.6° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Paris bearing 9.6° or N .
  • Paris has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Timbuktu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Paris is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Timbuktu is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The mean temperature is 17.5 °C (31.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4 °C (7.2°F) more in Paris. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 410.5 mm (16.2 in) more which is equivalent to 410.5 l/m² (10.07 US gal/ft²) or 4,105,000 l/ha (438,852 US gal/ac) more. About 3 as much.
  • There are 1599 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Paris. In whichever way circa 4h 23' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 29.7° lower in Paris than in Timbuktu.
  • Relative humidity levels are 50.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.3°C (0.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-45) -28 (-50) -26 (-47) -25 (-45) -23 (-41) -19 (-34) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -17 (-31) -24 (-43) -27 (-49) -24 (-43) -22 (-39)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-33) -22 (-39) -20 (-36) -21 (-37) -20 (-35) -17 (-30) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -15 (-26) -20 (-35) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -18 (-32)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -13 (-24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +56 (+2) +46 (+2) +35 (+1) +41 (+2) +53 (+2) +34 (+1) +5 (+0) -29 (-1) +24 (+1) +47 (+2) +51 (+2) +50 (+2) +411 (+16)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +16.5 (+53) +13.5 (+48) +11.5 (+37) +12.5 (+42) +11 (+35) +8 (+27) +4 (+13) +3 (+10) +8 (+27) +12 (+39) +14.5 (+48) +15.5 (+50)   +130 (+36)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -7h 11' -6h 37' -4h 30' -3h 14' -2h 21' -1h 20' -1h 48' -1h 58' -3h 18' -5h 23' -7h 32' -7h 25'   -4h 23'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 34' -1h 34' -0h 17' +1h 04' +2h 15' +2h 53' +2h 36' +1h 34' +0h 14' -1h 06' -2h 17' -2h 54'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -32 -32 -32 -32.1 -25 -18.7 -24.4 -32 -32 -31.8 -31.9 -32   -29.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +66 +65 +58 +54 +49 +38 +26 +16 +35 +61 +70 +67   +50.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2 (+4) +1.3 (+2) +3.1 (+6) +3.7 (+7) +1.1 (+2) -2.7 (-5) -3.4 (-6) -6 (-11) -4.3 (-8) +1.5 (+3) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +0.3 (+1)

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