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Basel vs Abu Dhabi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Basel, Switzerland and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates is approximately 4,852 km or 3,015 mi.
  • To reach Basel in this distance one would set out from Abu Dhabi bearing 314.3° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Basel bearing 285° or WNW .
  • Basel has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Abu Dhabi has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Basel is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Abu Dhabi is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 17.2 °C (31°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F) more in Basel. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 695.1 mm (27.4 in) more which is equivalent to 695.1 l/m² (17.06 US gal/ft²) or 6,951,000 l/ha (743,108 US gal/ac) more. About 8 5/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23° lower in Basel than in Abu Dhabi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.7°C (22.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -16 (-30) -15 (-27) -15 (-28) -16 (-30) -17 (-31) -19 (-35) -19 (-34) -19 (-34) -17 (-31)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +49 (+2) -2 (0) +23 (+1) +48 (+2) +76 (+3) +93 (+4) +86 (+3) +94 (+4) +79 (+3) +60 (+2) +54 (+2) +35 (+1) +695 (+27)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 57' -1h 11' -0h 12' +0h 49' +1h 43' +2h 12' +1h 59' +1h 11' +0h 11' -0h 50' -1h 44' -2h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23 -23 -23.1 -23 -23 -23 -22.9 -23.1 -23.1 -23.1 -23 -23   -23
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +14 +13 +12 +14 +20 +16 +16 +17 +20 +21 +19 +17   +16.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -14.3 (-26) -14.5 (-26) -12.7 (-23) -12.8 (-23) -10.4 (-19) -10.4 (-19) -10.5 (-19) -11.4 (-21) -11.9 (-21) -14.3 (-26) -14.6 (-26) -14.9 (-27) -12.7 (-23)

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