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Istanbul vs Marrakech Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Istanbul, Turkey and Marrakech, Morocco is approximately 3,456 km or 2,148 mi.
  • To reach Istanbul in this distance one would set out from Marrakech bearing 62° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Istanbul bearing 84.5° or E .
  • Istanbul has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Marrakech has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Istanbul is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome whereas Marrakech is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The mean temperature is 5.5 °C (9.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.9 °C (3.4°F) more in Istanbul. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 157.7 mm (6.2 in) more which is equivalent to 157.7 l/m² (3.87 US gal/ft²) or 1,577,000 l/ha (168,592 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/9 as much.
  • There are 725 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Istanbul. In whichever way circa 1h 59' less per day or about 7/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.4° lower in Istanbul than in Marrakech.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.2°C (3.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -9 (-15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -8 (-15) -9 (-16) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -5 (-10) -5 (-9) -5 (-10) -5 (-8) -4 (-8) -5 (-8) -5 (-10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -5 (0) -11 (0) -4 (0) +7 (+0) +54 (+2) +60 (+2) +27 (+1) +21 (+1) +19 (+1) +6 (+0) -12 (0) -4 (0) +158 (+6)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +7 (+23) +4 (+14) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +3 (+10) +2 (+6) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +1 (+3) +5 (+17) +8 (+26)   +47 (+13)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 29' -3h 43' -3h 23' -2h 14' -0h 46' +0h 04' +0h 17' +0h 21' -1h 08' -1h 56' -3h 04' -3h 54'   -1h 59'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 46' -0h 28' -0h 05' +0h 19' +0h 40' +0h 51' +0h 46' +0h 28' +0h 04' -0h 20' -0h 41' -0h 52'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -9.4 -9.4 -9.4 -9.4 -9.4 -9.3 -9.3 -9.3 -9.3 -9.3 -9.3 -9.4   -9.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +9 +11 +12 +12 +17 +16 +22 +22 +19 -9 +15 +11   +13.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4.8 (-9) -5.8 (-10) -5.9 (-11) -3 (-5) +0.1 (+0) +0.9 (+2) +1 (+2) +1.5 (+3) -0.4 (-1) -6.2 (-11) -1 (-2) -2.3 (-4) -2.2 (-4)

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