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Caen vs Basra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Caen, France and Basra, Iraq is approximately 4,510 km or 2,803 mi.
  • To reach Caen in this distance one would set out from Basra bearing 311.4° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Caen bearing 279° or W .
  • Caen has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Basra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Caen is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Basra is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 13.8 °C (24.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.5 °C (15.3°F) less in Caen. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 549.9 mm (21.6 in) more which is equivalent to 549.9 l/m² (13.5 US gal/ft²) or 5,499,000 l/ha (587,880 US gal/ac) more. About 4 2/5 as much.
  • There are 1386 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Caen. In whichever way circa 3h 47' less per day or about 4/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.6° lower in Caen than in Basra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.3°C (18.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -17 (-31) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -19 (-34) -19 (-34) -19 (-34) -16 (-29) -12 (-22) -16 (-29)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-15) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -15 (-27) -15 (-26) -13 (-23) -10 (-17) -14 (-25)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -11 (-20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +36 (+1) +41 (+2) +32 (+1) +24 (+1) +51 (+2) +52 (+2) +48 (+2) +47 (+2) +61 (+2) +67 (+3) +57 (+2) +35 (+1) +550 (+22)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +9 (+32) +7 (+23) +9 (+30) +13 (+42) +12 (+40) +13 (+42) +13 (+42) +13 (+43) +15 (+48) +12 (+40) +11 (+35)   +138 (+38)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 40' -4h 25' -2h 56' -1h 40' -1h 56' -3h 40' -3h 01' -3h 29' -4h 16' -5h 09' -4h 56' -5h 23'   -3h 47'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 45' -1h 03' -0h 11' +0h 43' +1h 32' +1h 59' +1h 47' +1h 03' +0h 09' -0h 45' -1h 34' -1h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -18.5 -18.5 -18.6 -18.5 -18.6 -18.6 -18.6 -18.6 -18.7 -18.6 -18.6 -18.6   -18.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +1 +3 +6 +7 +13 +18 +15 +16 +22 +17 +11 +4   +11.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -8.1 (-15) -9.1 (-16) -10.2 (-18) -12.4 (-22) -13.1 (-24) -11.5 (-21) -11.7 (-21) -10.9 (-20) -8 (-14) -9.6 (-17) -9.8 (-18) -8.6 (-15) -10.3 (-19)

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