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Tirana vs Cape Town Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tirana, Albania and Cape Town, South Africa is approximately 8,374 km or 5,204 mi.
  • To reach Tirana in this distance one would set out from Cape Town bearing 0.9° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Tirana bearing 1° or N .
  • Tirana is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome whereas Cape Town is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.4 °C (2.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9 °C (16.2°F) more in Tirana. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 714 mm (28.1 in) more which is equivalent to 714 l/m (17.52 US gal/ft) or 7,140,000 l/ha (763,313 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/2 as much.
  • There are 467 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Tirana. In whichever way circa 1h 18' less per day or about 5/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.6° lower in Tirana than in Cape Town.
  • Relative humidity levels are 25.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.7°C (12.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) -4 (-7) +3 (+5) +10 (+18) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +8 (+14) +2 (+4) -6 (-11) -11 (-20) -1 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -9 (-15) -3 (-5) +3 (+5) +9 (+16) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +8 (+14) +1 (+2) -5 (-9) -11 (-19) -1 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -9 (-16) -4 (-7) +2 (+4) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +5 (+9) -1 (-2) -5 (-9) -9 (-16) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +118 (+5) +104 (+4) +79 (+3) +46 (+2) +31 (+1) -33 (-1) -55 (-2) -38 (-1) +32 (+1) +154 (+6) +151 (+6) +125 (+5) +714 (+28)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +9 (+29) +9 (+32) +9 (+29) +5 (+17) 0 ( 0) -6 ( -20) -8 ( -26) -8 ( -26) -4 ( -13) 0 ( 0) +10 (+33) +11 (+35)   +27 (+8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 40' -6h 05' -3h 54' -0h 10' +2h 09' +3h 56' +5h 42' +4h 23' +1h 46' -2h 11' -6h 28' -8h 05'   -1h 18'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 36' -2h 51' -0h 31' +1h 58' +4h 04' +5h 09' +4h 40' +2h 51' +0h 27' -2h 02' -4h 07' -5h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -46.9 -28.2 -6.8 +16.5 +33.1 +39.5 +33.5 +16.7 -6.1 -28.7 -46.9 -54.2   -6.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -13 -19 -24 -26 -27 -34 -41 -43 -34 -27 -11 -8   -25.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -16.1 (-29) -16.6 (-30) -13.6 (-24) -8.7 (-16) -3 (-5) +0.6 (+1) +2 (+4) +0.1 (+0) -0.9 (-2) -5.6 (-10) -7.2 (-13) -11.8 (-21) -6.7 (-12)

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