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Nouakchott vs Alicante, Costa Blanca Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Nouakchott, Mauritania and Alicante, Costa Blanca, Spain is approximately 2,706 km or 1,682 mi.
  • To reach Nouakchott in this distance one would set out from Alicante, Costa Blanca bearing 217.9° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Nouakchott bearing 210.5° or SSW .
  • Nouakchott has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Alicante, Costa Blanca has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The average annual temperature is 7.9 °C (14.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.9 °C (10.6°F) less in Nouakchott. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 199.6 mm (7.9 in) less which is equivalent to 199.6 l/m² (4.9 US gal/ft²) or 1,996,000 l/ha (213,386 US gal/ac) less. About 3/7 as much.
  • There are 277 more hours of sunlight per year in Nouakchott. In whichever way circa 0h 46' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.6° higher in Nouakchott than in Alicante, Costa Blanca.
  • Relative humidity levels are 23.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.1°C (0.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Nouakchott relative to Alicante, Costa Blanca. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Alicante, Costa Blanca vs Nouakchott.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +5 (+9) +0 (0) +0 (0) +4 (+7) +10 (+18) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +9 (+15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+17) +10 (+17) +11 (+19) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +6 (+10) +9 (+17) +11 (+19) +9 (+17) +8 (+14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +7 (+12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -20 (-1) -26 (-1) -25 (-1) -33 (-1) -31 (-1) -22 (-1) +14 (+1) +73 (+3) -3 (0) -56 (-2) -37 (-1) -33 (-1) -200 (-8)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2.5 ( -8) -3.5 ( -12) -4 ( -13) -6 ( -20) -3 ( -10) -2.5 ( -8) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) -1 ( -3) -3 ( -10) -2.5 ( -8) -4.5 ( -15)   -28.5 ( -8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 54' +2h 01' +2h 42' +2h 10' +0h 19' -1h 24' -2h 44' -2h 03' +0h 02' +1h 21' +2h 26' +2h 29'   +0h 46'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 23' +0h 51' +0h 09' -0h 35' -1h 13' -1h 33' -1h 24' -0h 51' -0h 08' +0h 36' +1h 14' +1h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +20.3 +20.1 +20.3 +20.2 +15.9 +9.6 +15.2 +20.2 +20.2 +20.1 +20.2 +20.3   +18.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -35 -34 -36 -33 -27 -14 +0 +4 -9 -28 -33 -34   -23.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2.3 (-4) -2.2 (-4) -1.7 (-3) -1.5 (-3) -0.5 (-1) +1.5 (+3) +2.7 (+5) +3.4 (+6) +3.1 (+6) +0.6 (+1) -0.2 (0) -1.4 (-3) +0.1 (+0)

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