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Palmyra vs Abu Kamal Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Palmyra, Syria and Abu Kamal, Syria is approximately 240 km or 149 mi.
  • To reach Palmyra in this distance one would set out from Abu Kamal bearing 274.3° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Palmyra bearing 272.8° or W .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Both are in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.6 °C (2.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F) less in Palmyra. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 0.6 mm (0 in) more which is equivalent to 0.6 l/m² (0.01 US gal/ft²) or 6,000 l/ha (641 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.2° lower in Palmyra than in Abu Kamal.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +0 (+0) +0 (+1) +0 (+0) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -3 (0) +2 (+0) -3 (0) -1 (0) -1 (0) -1 (0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) 0 (0) +4 (+0) +4 (+0) -1 (0) +1 (+0)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -0.2 -0.2 -0.1 -0.2 -0.2 -0.1 -0.2 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2 -0.2   -0.2

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