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Tangier vs Santa Cruz, Tenerife Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tangier, Morocco and Santa Cruz, Tenerife, Canary Islands is approximately 1,265 km or 786 mi.
  • To reach Tangier in this distance one would set out from Santa Cruz, Tenerife bearing 47.7° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Tangier bearing 53.2° or NE .
  • Tangier has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Santa Cruz, Tenerife has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • The mean annual temperature is 3.4 °C (6.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.2 °C (7.6°F) more in Tangier. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 502.6 mm (19.8 in) more which is equivalent to 502.6 l/m² (12.34 US gal/ft²) or 5,026,000 l/ha (537,313 US gal/ac) more. About 3 1/6 as much.
  • There are 82 more hours of sunlight per year in Tangier. In whichever way circa 0h 13' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.2° lower in Tangier than in Santa Cruz, Tenerife.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.5°C (0.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Tangier relative to Santa Cruz, Tenerife. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Santa Cruz, Tenerife vs Tangier.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-10) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -3 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -5 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +67 (+3) +64 (+3) +48 (+2) +47 (+2) +34 (+1) +13 (+1) +2 (+0) +2 (+0) +6 (+0) +47 (+2) +96 (+4) +78 (+3) +503 (+20)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) +4 (+14) +6 (+19) +4 (+13) +6 (+19) +2 (+7) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0)   +25 (+7)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 21' -0h 50' -0h 11' +0h 38' +0h 27' +0h 20' +0h 48' +0h 42' +1h 06' +1h 03' -0h 24' -0h 40'   +0h 13'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 32' -0h 19' -0h 03' +0h 13' +0h 28' +0h 35' +0h 32' +0h 19' +0h 03' -0h 14' -0h 28' -0h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -7.2 -7.3 -7.2 -7.3 -7.2 -7.3 -7.2 -7.3 -7.2 -7.2 -7.3 -7.2   -7.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +14 +12 +14 +15 +10 +13 +15 +13 +9 +8 +9 +13   +12.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -2.2 (-4) -2.1 (-4) -1.4 (-3) -0.4 (-1) -0.3 (-1) +1.7 (+3) +2.8 (+5) +2.1 (+4) +0.6 (+1) -1.2 (-2) -2.7 (-5) -2.6 (-5) -0.5 (-1)

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