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Nouakchott vs Ophir Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Nouakchott, Mauritania and Ophir, New Zealand is approximately 16,967 km or 10,543 mi.
  • To reach Nouakchott in this distance one would set out from Ophir bearing 168.4° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Nouakchott bearing 8.6° or N .
  • Nouakchott has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Ophir has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Nouakchott is in or near the tropical desert biome whereas Ophir is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 16.3 °C (29.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.8 °C (10.4°F) less in Nouakchott. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 262.2 mm (10.3 in) less which is equivalent to 262.2 l/m² (6.44 US gal/ft²) or 2,622,000 l/ha (280,309 US gal/ac) less. About 3/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26° higher in Nouakchott than in Ophir.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+10) +6 (+12) +11 (+20) +16 (+28) +22 (+40) +26 (+47) +26 (+47) +24 (+43) +22 (+39) +18 (+33) +13 (+24) +6 (+11) +16 (+29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -43 (-2) -30 (-1) -50 (-2) -36 (-1) -29 (-1) -25 (-1) -5 (0) +54 (+2) +8 (+0) -30 (-1) -27 (-1) -50 (-2) -262 (-10)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 57' -2h 27' -0h 26' +1h 41' +3h 30' +4h 26' +4h 01' +2h 27' +0h 23' -1h 44' -3h 33' -4h 26'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -12.7 +5.8 +27.5 +50.7 +62.9 +63.2 +62.8 +51.2 +28.3 +5.6 -12.8 -19.8   +26

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