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Jizan vs Palmyra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Jizan, Saudi Arabia and Palmyra, Syria is approximately 2,008 km or 1,248 mi.
  • To reach Jizan in this distance one would set out from Palmyra bearing 166.7° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Jizan bearing 168.6° or SSE .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Jizan is in or near the tropical desert biome whereas Palmyra is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 11 °C (19.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.7 °C (26.5°F) less in Jizan. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 98.2 mm (3.9 in) less which is equivalent to 98.2 l/m (2.41 US gal/ft) or 982,000 l/ha (104,982 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.5° higher in Jizan than in Palmyra.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+34) +17 (+31) +15 (+27) +11 (+20) +9 (+15) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) +4 (+6) +9 (+16) +15 (+27) +18 (+33) +10 (+18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+33) +17 (+31) +14 (+26) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +6 (+10) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +7 (+12) +11 (+19) +15 (+27) +18 (+32) +11 (+20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+32) +16 (+29) +13 (+24) +11 (+19) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +10 (+18) +14 (+24) +16 (+28) +11 (+20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -21 (-1) -16 (-1) -21 (-1) -3 (0) -7 (0) 0 (0) +4 (+0) +1 (+0) +5 (+0) -7 (0) -12 (0) -21 (-1) -98 (-4)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 08' +0h 42' +0h 07' -0h 29' -1h 00' -1h 16' -1h 09' -0h 42' -0h 06' +0h 30' +1h 01' +1h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +17.6 +17.6 +17.6 +17.7 +11 +4.6 +10.3 +17.6 +17.6 +17.5 +17.6 +17.7   +15.5

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