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Madrid vs Durban Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Madrid, Spain and Durban, South Africa is approximately 8,601 km or 5,345 mi.
  • To reach Madrid in this distance one would set out from Durban bearing 333.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Madrid bearing 329.8° or NNW .
  • Madrid has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Durban has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Madrid is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome whereas Durban is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 6.5 °C (11.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.8 °C (19.4°F) more in Madrid. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 416.1 mm (16.4 in) less which is equivalent to 416.1 l/m² (10.21 US gal/ft²) or 4,161,000 l/ha (444,839 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 567 more hours of sunlight per year in Madrid. In whichever way circa 1h 32' more per day or about 1 1/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.8° lower in Madrid than in Durban.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.4°C (18.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -17 (-31) -11 (-20) -7 (-13) -1 (-2) +6 (+11) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +4 (+7) -3 (-5) -11 (-20) -15 (-27) -4 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -14 (-26) -10 (-19) -4 (-6) +4 (+7) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +1 (+2) -6 (-10) -13 (-23) -17 (-30) -7 (-12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -20 (-36) -17 (-31) -14 (-25) -6 (-11) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) -3 (-5) -9 (-16) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -10 (-17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -92 (-4) -69 (-3) -96 (-4) -28 (-1) -20 (-1) -2 (0) -30 (-1) -53 (-2) -45 (-2) +29 (+1) +49 (+2) -58 (-2) -416 (-16)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -11) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) +5 (+16) +3 (+10) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -6) -2 ( -7) -3 ( -10)   -5 ( -1)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 27' -0h 19' +0h 46' +1h 46' +2h 00' +4h 14' +5h 34' +4h 27' +2h 46' +1h 23' -1h 00' -1h 40'   +1h 32'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 13' -2h 37' -0h 28' +1h 48' +3h 44' +4h 43' +4h 17' +2h 37' +0h 24' -1h 52' -3h 47' -4h 44'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -49.9 -31.3 -9.9 +13.4 +30 +36.4 +30.3 +13.6 -9.2 -31.7 -50 -57.4   -9.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -4 -13 -18 -23 -20 -22 -31 -33 -23 -13 -6 -2   -17.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -18.3 (-33) -19.5 (-35) -17.3 (-31) -15 (-27) -7.9 (-14) -1.7 (-3) -1 (-2) -2.1 (-4) -4.1 (-7) -7.9 (-14) -13.4 (-24) -16.6 (-30) -10.4 (-19)

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