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Maseru vs Saiq Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Maseru, Lesotho and Saiq, Oman is approximately 6,660 km or 4,138 mi.
  • To reach Maseru in this distance one would set out from Saiq bearing 210.4° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Maseru bearing 212.3° or SSW .
  • Maseru has a subtropical highland climate with no dry season (Cfb) whereas Saiq has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Maseru is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome whereas Saiq is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2.7 °C (4.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.3 °C (4.1°F) less in Maseru. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 374.9 mm (14.8 in) more which is equivalent to 374.9 l/m² (9.2 US gal/ft²) or 3,749,000 l/ha (400,793 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.9° lower in Maseru than in Saiq.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.6°C (8.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+29) +14 (+24) +8 (+15) 0 (+0) -7 (-12) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -7 (-13) -1 (-2) 4 (+6) +10 (+18) +15 (+27) 2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+21) +9 (+16) +4 (+7) -4 (-7) -12 (-21) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -14 (-24) -7 (-13) -2 (-3) +6 (+10) +10 (+18) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+19) +8 (+14) +3 (+5) -5 (-9) -14 (-24) -19 (-35) -21 (-37) -17 (-31) -10 (-19) -4 (-6) +5 (+9) +8 (+15) -5 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +108 (+4) +29 (+1) +44 (+2) +34 (+1) +3 (+0) -1 (0) -23 (-1) -36 (-1) +0 (+0) +61 (+2) +74 (+3) +81 (+3) +375 (+15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 53' +1h 48' +0h 19' -1h 15' -2h 34' -3h 14' -2h 56' -1h 48' -0h 17' +1h 17' +2h 36' +3h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +33.2 +14.7 -6.7 -30 -46.5 -52.2 -46.8 -30.4 -7.6 +15.1 +33.2 +40.6   -6.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -15 -16 -2 +1 +7 +8 -9 -10 -14 -5 -13 -24   -7.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +5.8 (+10) +3.8 (+7) +2.7 (+5) -3.1 (-6) -7.1 (-13) -11 (-20) -18 (-32) -15.3 (-28) -12 (-22) -3.4 (-6) +0.5 (+1) +1.7 (+3) -4.6 (-8)

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