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Caen vs Timbuktu Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Caen, France and Timbuktu, Mali is approximately 3,612 km or 2,244 mi.
  • To reach Caen in this distance one would set out from Timbuktu bearing 3.1° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Caen bearing 4.6° or N .
  • Caen has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Timbuktu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Caen is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Timbuktu is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 18.5 °C (33.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.5 °C (0.9°F) more in Caen. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 502.4 mm (19.8 in) more which is equivalent to 502.4 l/m² (12.33 US gal/ft²) or 5,024,000 l/ha (537,099 US gal/ac) more. About 3 4/9 as much.
  • There are 1506 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Caen. In whichever way circa 4h 07' less per day or about 5/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 30.1° lower in Caen than in Timbuktu.
  • Relative humidity levels are 44% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.9°C (3.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -27 (-49) -27 (-49) -27 (-49) -26 (-47) -22 (-40) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -18 (-32) -24 (-43) -26 (-47) -23 (-41) -23 (-41)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -21 (-37) -21 (-38) -22 (-40) -22 (-40) -20 (-35) -15 (-26) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -20 (-35) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -19 (-33)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -14 (-26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +63 (+2) +57 (+2) +56 (+2) +45 (+2) +54 (+2) +32 (+1) -6 (0) -47 (-2) +30 (+1) +65 (+3) +84 (+3) +69 (+3) +502 (+20)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +16.5 (+53) +13.5 (+48) +11.5 (+37) +12.5 (+42) +13 (+42) +8 (+27) +5 (+16) +3 (+10) +8 (+27) +14 (+45) +15.5 (+52) +16.5 (+53)   +137 (+38)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 32' -6h 01' -4h 03' -2h 56' -1h 52' -1h 50' -2h 11' -1h 46' -3h 20' -5h 13' -6h 50' -6h 58'   -4h 07'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 37' -1h 35' -0h 17' +1h 05' +2h 18' +2h 57' +2h 39' +1h 35' +0h 14' -1h 07' -2h 20' -2h 57'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -32.3 -32.3 -32.4 -32.4 -25.4 -19 -24.8 -32.3 -32.4 -32.2 -32.3 -32.4   -30.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +59 +58 +54 +50 +46 +36 +20 +8 +25 +49 +61 +62   +44
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +1.3 (+2) +1.1 (+2) +1.4 (+3) +1.5 (+3) -2 (-4) -6 (-11) -7.7 (-14) -9.7 (-17) -7.4 (-13) -0.8 (-1) +2.5 (+5) +2.7 (+5) -1.9 (-3)

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