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Taif vs Abu Dhabi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Taif, Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates is approximately 1,480 km or 920 mi.
  • To reach Taif in this distance one would set out from Abu Dhabi bearing 260° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Taif bearing 254.5° or WSW .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Taif is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome whereas Abu Dhabi is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 4.3 °C (7.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.3 °C (5.9°F) less in Taif. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 30.1 mm (1.2 in) more which is equivalent to 30.1 l/m² (0.74 US gal/ft²) or 301,000 l/ha (32,179 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.6° higher in Taif than in Abu Dhabi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 20.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.8°C (19.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -5 (-10) -4 (-7) -4 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +4 (+0) -38 (-1) -10 (0) -7 (0) +31 (+1) +5 (+0) +4 (+0) +6 (+0) +7 (+0) +11 (+0) +20 (+1) -2 (0) +30 (+1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 10' +0h 06' +0h 01' -0h 04' -0h 09' -0h 12' -0h 10' -0h 06' -0h 01' +0h 04' +0h 09' +0h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +3 +2.9 +2.9 +3 +2.8 -0.9 +2.4 +3 +2.9 +2.9 +3 +3   +2.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -9 -15 -17 -13 -16 -34 -30 -30 -33 -24 -11 -10   -20.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4.5 (-8) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -7.9 (-14) -10.1 (-18) -17.2 (-31) -17.1 (-31) -16.9 (-30) -16.5 (-30) -12.7 (-23) -7.9 (-14) -6.1 (-11) -10.8 (-19)

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