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Cardiff, Wales vs Nouakchott Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cardiff, Wales, Uk and Nouakchott, Mauritania is approximately 3,864 km or 2,401 mi.
  • To reach Cardiff, Wales in this distance one would set out from Nouakchott bearing 13.8° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cardiff, Wales bearing 21.2° or NNE .
  • Cardiff, Wales has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Nouakchott has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Cardiff, Wales is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Nouakchott is in or near the tropical desert biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 16.1 °C (28.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.8 °C (6.8°F) more in Cardiff, Wales. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 804 mm (31.7 in) more which is equivalent to 804 l/m² (19.73 US gal/ft²) or 8,040,000 l/ha (859,529 US gal/ac) more. About 6 1/5 as much.
  • There are 1698 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Cardiff, Wales. In whichever way circa 4h 39' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 31.6° lower in Cardiff, Wales than in Nouakchott.
  • Relative humidity levels are 39% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.8°C (8.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -23 (-42) -24 (-43) -21 (-38) -20 (-36) -16 (-29) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -17 (-30) -21 (-38) -23 (-41) -21 (-38) -19 (-35)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -18 (-32) -19 (-33) -18 (-32) -16 (-30) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -17 (-31) -18 (-33) -16 (-29) -16 (-29)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -13 (-24) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -14 (-24) -14 (-25) -14 (-24) -11 (-20) -13 (-23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +91 (+4) +67 (+3) +76 (+3) +56 (+2) +63 (+2) +65 (+3) +56 (+2) -1 (0) +54 (+2) +86 (+3) +95 (+4) +98 (+4) +804 (+32)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +17.5 (+56) +13.5 (+48) +13 (+42) +13 (+43) +13 (+42) +12.5 (+42) +12 (+39) +11 (+35) +12 (+40) +15 (+48) +16.5 (+55) +17.5 (+56)   +166.5 (+46)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 03' -6h 07' -5h 38' -4h 58' -3h 38' -2h 36' -2h 38' -2h 29' -3h 38' -4h 56' -6h 40' -6h 29'   -4h 39'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 51' -1h 43' -0h 18' +1h 11' +2h 30' +3h 13' +2h 54' +1h 44' +0h 16' -1h 13' -2h 32' -3h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -33.2 -33.1 -33.3 -33.3 -28.9 -22.7 -28.2 -33.3 -33.2 -33.1 -33.2 -33.3   -31.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +58 +57 +52 +42 +39 +25 +13 +9 +22 +44 +53 +55   +39.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.5 (-1) -1.4 (-3) -2.7 (-5) -3.9 (-7) -4.1 (-7) -6.7 (-12) -8.5 (-15) -9.7 (-17) -9.4 (-17) -5.3 (-10) -3.5 (-6) -1.3 (-2) -4.8 (-9)

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