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Rasht vs Basra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Rasht, Iran and Basra, Iraq is approximately 769 km or 478 mi.
  • To reach Rasht in this distance one would set out from Basra bearing 12.2° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Rasht bearing 13.2° or NNE .
  • Rasht has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Basra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Rasht is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Basra is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 8.1 °C (14.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) less in Rasht. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1194.5 mm (47 in) more which is equivalent to 1194.5 l/m² (29.32 US gal/ft²) or 11,945,000 l/ha (1,277,000 US gal/ac) more. About 8 3/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.7° lower in Rasht than in Basra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 20.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.8°C (5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -8 (-15) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -9 (-15) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -8 (-14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +120 (+5) +102 (+4) +87 (+3) +40 (+2) +46 (+2) +39 (+2) +40 (+2) +74 (+3) +143 (+6) +229 (+9) +143 (+6) +132 (+5) +1195 (+47)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 31' -0h 19' -0h 03' +0h 13' +0h 27' +0h 34' +0h 31' +0h 19' +0h 03' -0h 13' -0h 27' -0h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -6.7 -6.7 -6.8 -6.7 -6.7 -6.8 -6.7 -6.7 -6.8 -6.8 -6.7 -6.7   -6.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +3 +11 +19 +22 +25 +25 +25 +29 +36 +31 +16 +5   +20.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -5.1 (-9) -5.9 (-11) -5.7 (-10) -4.6 (-8) -3.4 (-6) -1.3 (-2) -0.6 (-1) +0.3 (+1) +1.7 (+3) -1.4 (-3) -3.1 (-6) -4.2 (-8) -2.8 (-5)

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