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Palmyra vs Kimberley Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Palmyra, Syria and Kimberley, South Africa is approximately 7,186 km or 4,465 mi.
  • To reach Palmyra in this distance one would set out from Kimberley bearing 12.3° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Palmyra bearing 13.1° or NNE .
  • Palmyra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Kimberley has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Palmyra is in or near the subtropical desert biome whereas Kimberley is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 0 °C (0°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.7 °C (13.9°F) more in Palmyra. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 214.3 mm (8.4 in) less which is equivalent to 214.3 l/m² (5.26 US gal/ft²) or 2,143,000 l/ha (229,101 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5° lower in Palmyra than in Kimberley.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -16 (-29) -10 (-18) 0 (0) +10 (+17) +17 (+31) +19 (+34) +16 (+28) +8 (+15) +0 (0) -10 (-18) -18 (-33) +-1 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -15 (-27) -9 (-17) 0 (0) +9 (+16) +17 (+30) +18 (+33) +16 (+28) +9 (+16) +1 (+1) -9 (-17) -16 (-29) +0 (+0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -13 (-24) -8 (-15) +0 (+1) +9 (+16) +16 (+29) +18 (+33) +16 (+29) +10 (+18) +2 (+4) -8 (-14) -14 (-24) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -36 (-1) -56 (-2) -43 (-2) -30 (-1) -9 (0) -7 (0) -7 (0) -7 (0) -12 (0) +8 (+0) +10 (+0) -25 (-1) -214 (-8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 38' -2h 16' -0h 25' +1h 34' +3h 14' +4h 04' +3h 42' +2h 16' +0h 21' -1h 37' -3h 16' -4h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -45.2 -26.6 -5.2 +18 +34.6 +41.1 +35 +18.4 -4.4 -27 -45.2 -52.6   -5

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