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Rio Gallegos vs Salalah, Dhofar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Rio Gallegos, Argentina and Salalah, Dhofar, Oman is approximately 13,767 km or 8,555 mi.
  • To reach Rio Gallegos in this distance one would set out from Salalah, Dhofar bearing 218.6° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Rio Gallegos bearing 286.1° or WNW .
  • Rio Gallegos has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Salalah, Dhofar has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Rio Gallegos is in or near the cool temperate desert scrub biome whereas Salalah, Dhofar is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The average temperature is 18.2 °C (32.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.4 °C (11.5°F) more in Rio Gallegos. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 111.2 mm (4.4 in) more which is equivalent to 111.2 l/m² (2.73 US gal/ft²) or 1,112,000 l/ha (118,880 US gal/ac) more. About 1 6/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 33.1° lower in Rio Gallegos than in Salalah, Dhofar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 18°C (32.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Rio Gallegos relative to Salalah, Dhofar. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Salalah, Dhofar vs Rio Gallegos.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-15) -9 (-15) -13 (-23) -19 (-34) -24 (-44) -27 (-49) -24 (-43) -20 (-37) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) -17 (-30)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-17) -11 (-19) -15 (-27) -20 (-36) -25 (-45) -28 (-50) -26 (-46) -22 (-40) -21 (-37) -18 (-32) -15 (-27) -11 (-20) -18 (-33)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -12 (-21) -16 (-28) -21 (-37) -25 (-46) -28 (-51) -26 (-48) -23 (-42) -22 (-40) -19 (-34) -15 (-28) -12 (-22) -19 (-35)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +31 (+1) +14 (+1) +12 (+0) +2 (+0) +6 (+0) +8 (+0) -5 (0) -13 (-1) +7 (+0) +13 (+1) +12 (+0) +24 (+1) +111 (+4)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +12 (+39) +9 (+32) +7 (+23) +6 (+20) +7 (+23) +4 (+13) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13) +4 (+13) +6 (+19) +8 (+27) +9 (+29)   +65 (+18)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 44' +2h 54' +0h 31' -2h 00' -4h 11' -5h 19' -4h 48' -2h 54' -0h 27' +2h 04' +4h 14' +5h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +5.1 -13.5 -35.1 -58.4 -68.5 -68.6 -68.3 -58.6 -35.8 -12.9 +5.4 +12.3   -33.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +5 -1 -1 +1 +3 +1 -8 -14 -13 -7 -1 +3   -2.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -7.3 (-13) -10.3 (-19) -14.2 (-26) -19 (-34) -23.7 (-43) -26.5 (-48) -26.2 (-47) -24.1 (-43) -22.6 (-41) -18.5 (-33) -14 (-25) -9.5 (-17) -18 (-32)

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