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Durban vs Jeddah Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Durban, South Africa and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia is approximately 5,812 km or 3,612 mi.
  • To reach Durban in this distance one would set out from Jeddah bearing 189° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Durban bearing 189.7° or S .
  • Durban has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Jeddah has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Durban is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome whereas Jeddah is in or near the tropical desert scrub biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 8 °C (14.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0 °C (0°F) more in Durban. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 774.5 mm (30.5 in) more which is equivalent to 774.5 l/m² (19.01 US gal/ft²) or 7,745,000 l/ha (827,992 US gal/ac) more. About 15 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.6° lower in Durban than in Jeddah.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.9°C (7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) +-4 (-7) -6 (-11) -10 (-18) -15 (-27) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) -6 (-11) -12 (-21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) -2 (-3) -5 (-9) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -16 (-28) -15 (-27) -12 (-22) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -3 (-5) -8 (-14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) 0 (0) -7 (-13) -12 (-22) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -9 (-16) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) -4 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +120 (+5) +107 (+4) +125 (+5) +68 (+3) +58 (+2) +28 (+1) +39 (+2) +62 (+2) +73 (+3) +7 (+0) -2 (0) +90 (+4) +775 (+30)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10 (+32) +8.5 (+30) +8.5 (+27) +6 (+20) +3.5 (+11) +2.5 (+8) +2.5 (+8) +3.5 (+11) +6 (+20) +10 (+32) +9 (+30) +11 (+35)   +81 (+22)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 51' +1h 47' +0h 19' -1h 14' -2h 32' -3h 11' -2h 54' -1h 47' -0h 16' +1h 16' +2h 34' +3h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +31.3 +12.7 -8.8 -32.1 -48.5 -51.6 -48.4 -32.3 -9.6 +13 +31.3 +38.6   -8.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +8 +21 +23 +21 +17 +12 +16 +15 +10 +14 +17 +22   +16.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +1.2 (+2) +5.2 (+9) +3.7 (+7) +0 (+0) -8.4 (-15) -11.9 (-21) -10.8 (-19) -10.9 (-20) -9.3 (-17) -4.7 (-8) -3.4 (-6) +2.7 (+5) -3.9 (-7)

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