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Balkhash vs Abu Kamal Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Balkhash, Kazakhstan and Abu Kamal, Syria is approximately 3,160 km or 1,963 mi.
  • To reach Balkhash in this distance one would set out from Abu Kamal bearing 53.6° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Balkhash bearing 76.3° or ENE .
  • Balkhash has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Abu Kamal has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Balkhash is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Abu Kamal is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 15.3 °C (27.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.8 °C (26.6°F) more in Balkhash. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 15.1 mm (0.6 in) less which is equivalent to 15.1 l/m (0.37 US gal/ft) or 151,000 l/ha (16,143 US gal/ac) less. About 8/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.5° lower in Balkhash than in Abu Kamal.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-42) -23 (-41) -20 (-36) -14 (-24) -9 (-17) -8 (-15) -9 (-15) -10 (-17) -13 (-23) -15 (-26) -19 (-34) -21 (-37) -15 (-27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -13 (-1) -10 (0) -14 (-1) -11 (0) +2 (+0) +18 (+1) +11 (+0) +9 (+0) +4 (+0) +1 (+0) -1 (0) -10 (0) -15 (-1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 11' -0h 43' -0h 07' +0h 29' +1h 02' +1h 20' +1h 12' +0h 43' +0h 06' -0h 30' -1h 03' -1h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -12.5 -12.5 -12.5 -12.5 -12.5 -12.5 -12.5 -12.5 -12.4 -12.4 -12.4 -12.5   -12.5

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