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Seoul vs Timbuktu Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Seoul, South Korea and Timbuktu, Mali is approximately 12,027 km or 7,474 mi.
  • To reach Seoul in this distance one would set out from Timbuktu bearing 39.7° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Seoul bearing 129.5° or SE .
  • Seoul has a hot summer continental climate with dry winters (Dwa) whereas Timbuktu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Seoul is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Timbuktu is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 17.3 °C (31.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.3 °C (29.3°F) more in Seoul. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1162 mm (45.7 in) more which is equivalent to 1162 l/m² (28.52 US gal/ft²) or 11,620,000 l/ha (1,242,255 US gal/ac) more. About 6 2/3 as much.
  • There are 1011 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Seoul. In whichever way circa 2h 46' less per day or about 5/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.5° lower in Seoul than in Timbuktu.
  • Relative humidity levels are 40.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.1°C (2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -31 (-56) -32 (-58) -29 (-52) -24 (-43) -20 (-36) -15 (-27) -9 (-16) -4 (-7) -12 (-22) -20 (-36) -25 (-45) -28 (-50) -21 (-37)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-46) -27 (-48) -24 (-42) -20 (-35) -17 (-31) -13 (-23) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) -10 (-19) -17 (-31) -21 (-38) -23 (-41) -17 (-31)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -19 (-34) -17 (-31) -15 (-27) -11 (-20) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -8 (-14) -15 (-27) -17 (-31) -19 (-34) -14 (-26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +23 (+1) +24 (+1) +46 (+2) +93 (+4) +88 (+3) +114 (+4) +315 (+12) +201 (+8) +138 (+5) +47 (+2) +53 (+2) +21 (+1) +1162 (+46)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2.5 (+8) +2.5 (+9) +5.5 (+18) +5.5 (+18) +6 (+19) +5 (+17) +6 (+19) 0 ( 0) +2 (+7) +4 (+13) +4.5 (+15) +4.5 (+15)   +48 (+13)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 17' -3h 04' -2h 58' -2h 08' -1h 30' -2h 18' -3h 48' -2h 30' -2h 22' -2h 00' -3h 32' -3h 42'   -2h 46'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 23' -0h 51' -0h 09' +0h 35' +1h 14' +1h 33' +1h 25' +0h 51' +0h 08' -0h 36' -1h 15' -1h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -20.8 -20.9 -20.9 -21 -13.8 -7.4 -13.1 -20.6 -20.6 -20.5 -20.6 -20.8   -18.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +41.4 +45 +46.1 +46.3 +44.5 +41.2 +37.3 +22.9 +29.5 +44.4 +47.3 +43.9   +40.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -8.4 (-15) -6.6 (-12) -2.4 (-4) +2.8 (+5) +2.3 (+4) +1.4 (+3) +3.4 (+6) +1.7 (+3) -1.5 (-3) +0.4 (+1) -1 (-2) -5.2 (-9) -1.1 (-2)

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