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Beirut vs Cairo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Beirut, Lebanon and Cairo, Egypt is approximately 563 km or 350 mi.
  • To reach Beirut in this distance one would set out from Cairo bearing 41.9° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Beirut bearing 44.1° or NE .
  • Beirut has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Cairo has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The mean temperature is 1.5 °C (2.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.7 °C (1.3°F) less in Beirut. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 799.5 mm (31.5 in) more which is equivalent to 799.5 l/m (19.62 US gal/ft) or 7,995,000 l/ha (854,719 US gal/ac) more. About 31 3/4 as much.
  • There are 511 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Beirut. In whichever way circa 1h 24' less per day or about 6/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.7° lower in Beirut than in Cairo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2°C (3.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) +-1 (-2) -4 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) 0 (0) +0 (+0) -1 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +184 (+7) +129 (+5) +107 (+4) +44 (+2) +15 (+1) +2 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +2 (+0) +59 (+2) +98 (+4) +159 (+6) +800 (+31)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +13 (+42) +10 (+35) +11 (+35) +5 (+17) +2 (+6) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +1.5 (+5) +4 (+13) +8 (+27) +12 (+39)   +67.5 (+19)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 38' -3h 13' -2h 30' -1h 36' -0h 27' -0h 18' -0h 05' -0h 32' -0h 46' -1h 30' -1h 36' -1h 38'   -1h 24'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 16' -0h 09' -0h 01' +0h 06' +0h 14' +0h 18' +0h 16' +0h 10' +0h 01' -0h 07' -0h 14' -0h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -3.7 -3.7 -3.7 -3.7 -3.7 -3.7 -3.6 -3.6 -3.7 -3.7 -3.7 -3.7   -3.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +10 +14 +14 +22 +25 +22 +15 +12 +9 +8 +5 +7   +13.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +2 (+4) +2.2 (+4) +1.8 (+3) +2.7 (+5) +3.2 (+6) +2.2 (+4) +1.9 (+3) +2.2 (+4) +1.8 (+3) +1.4 (+3) +1 (+2) +1.7 (+3) +2 (+4)

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