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Nouakchott vs Amsterdam Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Nouakchott, Mauritania and Amsterdam, Netherlands is approximately 4,207 km or 2,614 mi.
  • To reach Nouakchott in this distance one would set out from Amsterdam bearing 214° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Nouakchott bearing 201.2° or SSW .
  • Nouakchott has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Amsterdam has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Nouakchott is in or near the tropical desert biome whereas Amsterdam is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 16.1 °C (29°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8 °C (14.4°F) less in Nouakchott. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 609 mm (24 in) less which is equivalent to 609 l/m² (14.95 US gal/ft²) or 6,090,000 l/ha (651,061 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • There are 1683 more hours of sunlight per year in Nouakchott. In whichever way circa 4h 37' more per day or about 2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 32.3° higher in Nouakchott than in Amsterdam.
  • Relative humidity levels are 35% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.7°C (10.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +25 (+45) +25 (+45) +23 (+41) +20 (+36) +17 (+31) +13 (+23) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +15 (+27) +21 (+38) +24 (+43) +24 (+43) +19 (+34)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+35) +20 (+36) +19 (+34) +17 (+31) +15 (+26) +12 (+22) +11 (+19) +11 (+19) +15 (+26) +18 (+32) +20 (+35) +19 (+33) +16 (+29)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +13 (+24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -68 (-3) -53 (-2) -44 (-2) -48 (-2) -51 (-2) -57 (-2) -59 (-2) -6 (0) -34 (-1) -62 (-2) -65 (-3) -64 (-3) -609 (-24)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -21.5 ( -69) -18.5 ( -65) -16 ( -52) -16 ( -53) -14 ( -45) -13.5 ( -45) -15 ( -48) -14 ( -45) -15 ( -50) -19 ( -61) -20.5 ( -68) -20.5 ( -66)   -203.5 ( -56)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +6h 00' +6h 22' +5h 30' +5h 10' +3h 11' +2h 06' +2h 25' +2h 32' +3h 28' +5h 01' +6h 56' +6h 40'   +4h 37'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 57' +1h 47' +0h 19' -1h 13' -2h 36' -3h 21' -3h 00' -1h 47' -0h 16' +1h 16' +2h 38' +3h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +33.9 +33.8 +34 +34 +29.6 +23.4 +28.9 +33.9 +33.9 +33.8 +33.9 +34   +32.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -55 -53 -46 -38 -32 -19 -9 -5 -18 -40 -52 -54   -35.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +3.7 (+7) +4.1 (+7) +4.2 (+8) +4.3 (+8) +3.7 (+7) +6.1 (+11) +7.9 (+14) +9 (+16) +9.7 (+17) +6.6 (+12) +4.9 (+9) +3.8 (+7) +5.7 (+10)

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