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Astrakhan vs Kimberley Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Astrakhan, Russia and Kimberley, South Africa is approximately 8,669 km or 5,387 mi.
  • To reach Astrakhan in this distance one would set out from Kimberley bearing 16.1° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Astrakhan bearing 20.7° or NNE .
  • Astrakhan has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Kimberley has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Astrakhan is in or near the cool temperate desert scrub biome whereas Kimberley is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 8.6 °C (15.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.7 °C (28.3°F) more in Astrakhan. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 134.5 mm (5.3 in) less which is equivalent to 134.5 l/m² (3.3 US gal/ft²) or 1,345,000 l/ha (143,789 US gal/ac) less. About 5/8 as much.
  • There are 1054 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Astrakhan. In whichever way circa 2h 53' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.7° lower in Astrakhan than in Kimberley.
  • Relative humidity levels are 39.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.5°C (6.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -31 (-56) -29 (-52) -21 (-37) -7 (-12) +4 (+8) +12 (+22) +14 (+26) +10 (+18) 0 (0) -11 (-19) -19 (-35) -26 (-47) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -42 (-2) -66 (-3) -48 (-2) -26 (-1) +6 (+0) +14 (+1) +8 (+0) +11 (+0) +12 (+0) +14 (+1) +13 (+1) -31 (-1) -135 (-5)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -4) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -7) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) +3 (+10)   +11 (+3)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -8h 00' -6h 20' -3h 27' -1h 18' +0h 58' +2h 22' +1h 21' +0h 17' -1h 22' -3h 52' -6h 48' -8h 38'   -2h 53'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 45' -2h 56' -0h 32' +2h 01' +4h 12' +5h 19' +4h 49' +2h 56' +0h 27' -2h 05' -4h 15' -5h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -56.9 -38.3 -16.9 +6.3 +22.9 +29.4 +23.3 +6.7 -16.1 -38.7 -56.8 -64.3   -16.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +57 +50 +39 +23 +22 +18 +25 +33 +43 +49 +56 +60   +39.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -13.4 (-24) -14 (-25) -9 (-16) +0.2 (+0) +10.5 (+19) +16.5 (+30) +20.7 (+37) +19.6 (+35) +14.4 (+26) +5.3 (+10) -1.7 (-3) -7.4 (-13) +3.5 (+6)

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