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Samarkand vs Zambezi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Samarkand, Uzbekistan and Zambezi, Zambia is approximately 7,449 km or 4,629 mi.
  • To reach Samarkand in this distance one would set out from Zambezi bearing 35.4° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Samarkand bearing 47° or NE .
  • Samarkand has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Zambezi has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • Samarkand is in or near the cool temperate desert scrub biome whereas Zambezi is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 7.9 °C (14.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.7 °C (31.9°F) more in Samarkand. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 702.4 mm (27.7 in) less which is equivalent to 702.4 l/m² (17.24 US gal/ft²) or 7,024,000 l/ha (750,912 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 145 more hours of sunlight per year in Samarkand. In whichever way circa 0h 23' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.2° lower in Samarkand than in Zambezi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.7°C (15.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -21 (-37) -16 (-28) -9 (-16) +-2 (-4) +5 (+9) +7 (+12) +2 (+4) -6 (-10) -12 (-22) -15 (-28) -20 (-35) -9 (-16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-39) -20 (-37) -15 (-26) -7 (-13) +0 (+1) +8 (+14) +9 (+17) +4 (+8) -5 (-9) -12 (-21) -16 (-28) -19 (-35) -8 (-14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-37) -19 (-34) -14 (-25) -6 (-11) +2 (+4) +9 (+17) +11 (+20) +6 (+11) -3 (-6) -11 (-19) -15 (-27) -18 (-33) -7 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -191 (-8) -157 (-6) -101 (-4) +23 (+1) +31 (+1) +3 (+0) +4 (+0) 0 (0) -5 (0) -27 (-1) -115 (-5) -169 (-7) -702 (-28)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7 ( -23) -4 ( -14) 0 ( 0) +6 (+20) +6.5 (+21) +1.5 (+5) +0.5 (+2) -0.5 ( -2) 0 ( 0) -3 ( -10) -5 ( -17) -8 ( -26)   -13 ( -4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 32' -0h 12' -1h 00' -0h 56' +0h 15' +2h 56' +3h 19' +2h 38' +1h 08' -0h 38' -0h 00' -1h 11'   +0h 23'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 09' -1h 57' -0h 21' +1h 21' +2h 48' +3h 32' +3h 12' +1h 57' +0h 18' -1h 24' -2h 50' -3h 32'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -52.7 -45.8 -25.5 -2.4 +14.2 +20.8 +14.8 -1.9 -24.7 -45.7 -52.4 -53.1   -21.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5.1 -5.9 -7.4 -4.9 -9.2 -16.1 -9.9 -3.7 +6.5 +2.4 +0.9 -3.5   -4.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -21.6 (-39) -20.7 (-37) -15.7 (-28) -8 (-14) -2 (-4) +2.4 (+4) +5.4 (+10) +2.6 (+5) -2.2 (-4) -10.5 (-19) -14.7 (-26) -19.2 (-35) -8.7 (-16)

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