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Oymyakon vs Nouakchott Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Oymyakon, Russia and Nouakchott, Mauritania is approximately 10,787 km or 6,703 mi.
  • To reach Oymyakon in this distance one would set out from Nouakchott bearing 9.3° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Oymyakon bearing 160° or SSE .
  • Oymyakon has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season and extremely severe winters (Dfd) whereas Nouakchott has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Oymyakon is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome whereas Nouakchott is in or near the tropical desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 41.3 °C (74.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 53.3 °C (95.9°F) more in Oymyakon. The continentality subtype is hypercontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 55 mm (2.2 in) more which is equivalent to 55 l/m² (1.35 US gal/ft²) or 550,000 l/ha (58,799 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/8 as much.
  • There are 1340 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Oymyakon. In whichever way circa 3h 40' less per day or about 3/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 43.4° lower in Oymyakon than in Nouakchott.
  • Relative humidity levels are 28.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 31.1°C (55.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -72 (-129) -65 (-118) -54 (-97) -37 (-66) -26 (-47) -14 (-25) -9 (-17) -14 (-25) -25 (-45) -44 (-80) -64 (-115) -71 (-128) -41 (-74)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -67 (-121) -64 (-115) -56 (-100) -39 (-70) -25 (-45) -15 (-28) -13 (-24) -18 (-32) -27 (-48) -43 (-78) -61 (-109) -67 (-121) -41 (-74)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -63 (-113) -61 (-110) -56 (-101) -42 (-75) -25 (-44) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -21 (-39) -28 (-50) -42 (-76) -57 (-103) -63 (-113) -41 (-74)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +6 (+0) +7 (+0) +5 (+0) +5 (+0) +12 (+0) +33 (+1) +27 (+1) -42 (-2) -15 (-1) +4 (+0) +7 (+0) +8 (+0) +55 (+2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11.5 (+37) +9.5 (+34) +8 (+26) +5 (+17) +8 (+26) +11.5 (+38) +10 (+32) +8 (+26) +6 (+20) +10 (+32) +14.5 (+48) +11.5 (+37)   +113.5 (+31)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 52' -4h 44' -2h 23' -1h 40' -1h 34' -0h 34' -0h 00' -1h 36' -3h 38' -5h 52' -7h 12' -7h 56'   -3h 40'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 39' -3h 12' -0h 33' +2h 09' +4h 50' +6h 37' +5h 46' +3h 12' +0h 29' -2h 14' -4h 54' -6h 38'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -45.1 -45.1 -45.3 -45.3 -40.8 -34.5 -40 -45 -44.9 -44.8 -44.9 -45   -43.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +44 +44 +42 +36 +25 +11 +2 +1 +14 +38 +42 +40   +28.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -52 (-94) -48.2 (-87) -40.1 (-72) -25.4 (-46) -14.5 (-26) -11.2 (-20) -11.9 (-21) -16.7 (-30) -22 (-40) -31.3 (-56) -46.5 (-84) -53 (-95) -31.1 (-56)

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