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Kairouan vs Lyon Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kairouan, Tunisia and Lyon, France is approximately 1,200 km or 745 mi.
  • To reach Kairouan in this distance one would set out from Lyon bearing 157° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kairouan bearing 160.4° or SSE .
  • Kairouan has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Lyon has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Kairouan is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Lyon is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 7.9 °C (14.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.8 °C (3.2°F) less in Kairouan. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 511.8 mm (20.1 in) less which is equivalent to 511.8 l/m² (12.56 US gal/ft²) or 5,118,000 l/ha (547,148 US gal/ac) less. About 3/8 as much.
  • There are 973 more hours of sunlight per year in Kairouan. In whichever way circa 2h 39' more per day or about 1 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10° higher in Kairouan than in Lyon.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.1°C (7.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+21) +11 (+20) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +8 (+15) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +10 (+19) +9 (+16) +11 (+19) +12 (+21) +12 (+21) +10 (+18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+17) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +9 (+17) +9 (+16) +10 (+17) +8 (+14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +6 (+11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -30 (-1) -31 (-1) -30 (-1) -38 (-1) -67 (-3) -66 (-3) -54 (-2) -63 (-2) -36 (-1) -30 (-1) -43 (-2) -24 (-1) -512 (-20)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -9 ( -29) -7 ( -25) -5 ( -16) -6 ( -20) -8 ( -26) -8 ( -27) -9 ( -29) -9 ( -29) -6 ( -20) -7 ( -23) -9 ( -30) -9 ( -29)   -92 ( -25)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 54' +3h 36' +1h 44' +1h 00' +1h 36' +1h 00' +2h 50' +2h 54' +2h 06' +2h 52' +4h 06' +4h 17'   +2h 39'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 57' +0h 34' +0h 06' -0h 23' -0h 50' -1h 04' -0h 58' -0h 34' -0h 05' +0h 24' +0h 50' +1h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +10 +10 +10 +10.1 +10 +10.1 +10 +10.1 +10 +10.1 +10 +10   +10
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -23 -20 -12 -8 -11 -15 -15 -14 -17 -18 -21 -22   -16.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +4.8 (+9) +4.8 (+9) +3.3 (+6) +3.8 (+7) +3.5 (+6) +2.6 (+5) +2.9 (+5) +4.5 (+8) +3.6 (+6) +5.3 (+10) +4.5 (+8) +5 (+9) +4.1 (+7)

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