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Nouakchott vs Higuey Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Nouakchott, Mauritania and Higuey, Dominican Republic is approximately 5,547 km or 3,447 mi.
  • To reach Nouakchott in this distance one would set out from Higuey bearing 81.7° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Nouakchott bearing 99.4° or E .
  • Nouakchott has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Higuey has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Nouakchott is in or near the tropical desert biome whereas Higuey is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 0.6 °C (1.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.7 °C (8.5°F) more in Nouakchott. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1266.2 mm (49.9 in) less which is equivalent to 1266.2 l/m² (31.08 US gal/ft²) or 12,662,000 l/ha (1,353,652 US gal/ac) less. About 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.3° higher in Nouakchott than in Higuey.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) 1 (+1) 3 (+5) 2 (+4) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) +0 (-1) +0 (-1) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) 2 (+4) 0 (0) 1 (+3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) -1 (-1) -3 (-6) -1 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -4 (-8) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) 0 (-1) -4 (-6) -7 (-12) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -75 (-3) -66 (-3) -71 (-3) -104 (-4) -182 (-7) -100 (-4) -100 (-4) -60 (-2) -96 (-4) -150 (-6) -147 (-6) -113 (-4) -1266 (-50)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 01' +0h 01' +0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 01' -0h 01' -0h 01' -0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +0.5 +0.4 +0.5 +0.4 -0.5 -0.4 -0.5 +0.6 +0.5 +0.6 +0.5 +0.5   +0.3

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