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Yazd vs Damascus Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Yazd, Iran and Damascus, Syria is approximately 1,670 km or 1,038 mi.
  • To reach Yazd in this distance one would set out from Damascus bearing 90.9° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Yazd bearing 100.5° or E .
  • Yazd has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Damascus has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Yazd is in or near the warm temperate desert scrub biome whereas Damascus is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The average temperature is 1.7 °C (3.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.4 °C (13.3°F) more in Yazd. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 143.2 mm (5.6 in) less which is equivalent to 143.2 l/m² (3.51 US gal/ft²) or 1,432,000 l/ha (153,090 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.5° higher in Yazd than in Damascus.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.8°C (10.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) +4 (+8) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) 0 (0) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -34 (-1) -23 (-1) -14 (-1) -5 (0) -2 (0) 0 (0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) 0 (0) -10 (0) -24 (-1) -32 (-1) -143 (-6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 06' +0h 04' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 05' -0h 07' -0h 06' -0h 04' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 06' +0h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +1.5 +1.5 +1.5 +1.5 +1.5 +1.5 +1.5 +1.5 +1.6 +1.5 +1.5 +1.5   +1.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -19 -18 -19 -13 -14 -18 -19 -20 -23 -17 -22 -25   -18.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -5.6 (-10) -4.8 (-9) -4.1 (-7) -1.9 (-3) -2.6 (-5) -5.2 (-9) -6.4 (-12) -7.6 (-14) -9.8 (-18) -7 (-13) -7.7 (-14) -7.1 (-13) -5.8 (-10)

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