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Ras Al Kahimah vs Port Elizabeth Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ras Al Kahimah, United Arab Emirates and Port Elizabeth, South Africa is approximately 7,360 km or 4,574 mi.
  • To reach Ras Al Kahimah in this distance one would set out from Port Elizabeth bearing 29.8° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Ras Al Kahimah bearing 27.2° or NNE .
  • Ras Al Kahimah has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Port Elizabeth has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • The average annual temperature is 10 °C (17.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.2 °C (16.6°F) more in Ras Al Kahimah. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 393.2 mm (15.5 in) less which is equivalent to 393.2 l/m² (9.65 US gal/ft²) or 3,932,000 l/ha (420,357 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9° higher in Ras Al Kahimah than in Port Elizabeth.
  • Relative humidity levels are 21% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.5°C (8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Ras Al Kahimah relative to Port Elizabeth. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Port Elizabeth vs Ras Al Kahimah.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) +2 (+3) +9 (+16) +15 (+27) +20 (+35) +22 (+40) +21 (+38) +17 (+31) +12 (+21) +6 (+10) +1 (+1) +10 (+18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -23 (-1) -4 (0) -19 (-1) -46 (-2) -56 (-2) -62 (-2) -46 (-2) -64 (-3) -62 (-2) +1 (+0) +4 (+0) -17 (-1) -393 (-15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 23' -2h 06' -0h 23' +1h 27' +3h 00' +3h 47' +3h 26' +2h 07' +0h 20' -1h 30' -3h 03' -3h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -31.3 -12.6 +8.9 +32.2 +48.7 +55.2 +49 +32.5 +9.7 -13 -31.2 -38.4   +9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -10 -15 -20 -27 -32 -27 -25 -25 -23 -22 -17 -9   -21
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4.2 (-8) -5.2 (-9) -2.6 (-5) +1.9 (+3) +6 (+11) +11.7 (+21) +14.3 (+26) +13.8 (+25) +11 (+20) +6.4 (+12) +1.5 (+3) -1.2 (-2) +4.5 (+8)

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