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Tripoli vs Cairo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tripoli, Libya and Cairo, Egypt is approximately 1,755 km or 1,090 mi.
  • To reach Tripoli in this distance one would set out from Cairo bearing 284° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tripoli bearing 274.4° or W .
  • Tripoli has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Cairo has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Tripoli is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome whereas Cairo is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 1.1 °C (1.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.5 °C (2.7°F) more in Tripoli. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 225 mm (8.9 in) more which is equivalent to 225 l/m (5.52 US gal/ft) or 2,250,000 l/ha (240,540 US gal/ac) more. About 9 2/3 as much.
  • There are 264 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Tripoli. In whichever way circa 0h 43' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.6° lower in Tripoli than in Cairo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.6°C (1.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +0 (0) +0 (0) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) 0 (0) +0 (+0) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +39 (+2) +23 (+1) +8 (+0) +14 (+1) +2 (+0) +1 (+0) +0 (+0) +1 (+0) +6 (+0) +26 (+1) +36 (+1) +69 (+3) +225 (+9)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +5 (+16) +3 (+11) +4 (+13) +2 (+7) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +1.5 (+5) +4 (+13) +5 (+17) +6 (+19)   +30.5 (+8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 13' -0h 42' -1h 01' -1h 22' -0h 17' -1h 30' +0h 25' +0h 01' -1h 20' -1h 32' -1h 12' -0h 00'   -0h 43'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 11' -0h 06' -0h 01' +0h 04' +0h 09' +0h 12' +0h 11' +0h 06' +0h 01' -0h 04' -0h 09' -0h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -2.6 -2.6 -2.5 -2.5 -2.6 -2.5 -2.5 -2.5 -2.6 -2.6 -2.6 -2.6   -2.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7 +8 +3 +7 +5 -8 -6 -7 -4 +3 +4 +8   +1.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +0.2 (+0) +0.2 (+0) -0.5 (-1) +0 (+0) -0.2 (0) -3.5 (-6) -1.8 (-3) -1.8 (-3) -0.6 (-1) +0 (+0) +0.1 (+0) +0.4 (+1) -0.6 (-1)

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