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Tanta vs Jos Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tanta, Egypt and Jos, Nigeria is approximately 3,261 km or 2,026 mi.
  • To reach Tanta in this distance one would set out from Jos bearing 41.3° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Tanta bearing 49.2° or NE .
  • Tanta has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Jos has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Tanta is in or near the subtropical desert biome whereas Jos is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2.3 °C (4.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.8 °C (17.6°F) more in Tanta. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1263.8 mm (49.8 in) less which is equivalent to 1263.8 l/m² (31.02 US gal/ft²) or 12,638,000 l/ha (1,351,086 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.4° lower in Tanta than in Jos.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -10 (-17) -6 (-11) -1 (-2) +4 (+6) +5 (+10) +5 (+10) +3 (+5) -1 (-1) -4 (-7) -7 (-12) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +13 (+0) +5 (+0) -23 (-1) -90 (-4) -158 (-6) -199 (-8) -304 (-12) -290 (-11) -198 (-8) -36 (-1) +4 (+0) +12 (+0) -1264 (-50)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 14' -0h 46' -0h 08' +0h 32' +1h 06' +1h 23' +1h 15' +0h 46' +0h 07' -0h 33' -1h 07' -1h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -20.9 -20.8 -20.8 -16.8 -0.2 +6.2 +0.3 -16.4 -20.8 -20.7 -20.8 -20.9   -14.4

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