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Parakou vs Mersa Matruh Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Parakou, Benin and Mersa Matruh, Egypt is approximately 3,525 km or 2,190 mi.
  • To reach Parakou in this distance one would set out from Mersa Matruh bearing 231.4° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Parakou bearing 222.6° or SW .
  • Parakou has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Mersa Matruh has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Parakou is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Mersa Matruh is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 7.4 °C (13.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.7 °C (13.9°F) less in Parakou. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1008 mm (39.7 in) more which is equivalent to 1008 l/m² (24.74 US gal/ft²) or 10,080,000 l/ha (1,077,619 US gal/ac) more. About 8 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15° higher in Parakou than in Mersa Matruh.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+24) +15 (+27) +15 (+26) +11 (+21) +7 (+13) +3 (+5) +0 (+0) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) +5 (+8) +9 (+16) +12 (+21) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -32 (-1) -10 (0) +28 (+1) +83 (+3) +129 (+5) +170 (+7) +190 (+7) +208 (+8) +205 (+8) +72 (+3) -12 (0) -22 (-1) +1008 (+40)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 18' +0h 48' +0h 08' -0h 33' -1h 09' -1h 27' -1h 19' -0h 48' -0h 07' +0h 34' +1h 10' +1h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +21.9 +21.8 +21.9 +16.8 +0.2 -6.2 -0.2 +16.5 +21.8 +21.7 +21.9 +21.9   +15

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