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Taif vs Riyadh Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Taif, Saudi Arabia and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia is approximately 726 km or 451 mi.
  • To reach Taif in this distance one would set out from Riyadh bearing 241.8° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Taif bearing 239.3° or WSW .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Taif is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome whereas Riyadh is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The mean temperature is 3.3 °C (5.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.9 °C (14.2°F) less in Taif. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 17.7 mm (0.7 in) more which is equivalent to 17.7 l/m² (0.43 US gal/ft²) or 177,000 l/ha (18,922 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.9° higher in Taif than in Riyadh.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3°C (5.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +0 (+0) -1 (-3) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) +1 (+1) -3 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -4 (0) -6 (0) -9 (0) -29 (-1) +23 (+1) +5 (+0) +4 (+0) +5 (+0) +7 (+0) +10 (+0) +16 (+1) -3 (0) +18 (+1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 11' +0h 07' +0h 01' -0h 05' -0h 10' -0h 13' -0h 11' -0h 07' -0h 01' +0h 05' +0h 10' +0h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +3.2 +3.2 +3.2 +3.2 +3.1 -0.7 +2.7 +3.2 +3.2 +3.2 +3.2 +3.2   +2.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +10 +12 +10 +10 +14 +9 +11 +14 +10 +15 +18 +12   +12.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) +3.8 (+7) +3.9 (+7) +2.3 (+4) +0.5 (+1) +2.1 (+4) +2.4 (+4) +2.7 (+5) +4.4 (+8) +2.5 (+5) +3.4 (+6) +3.9 (+7) +3.9 (+7) +3 (+5)

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