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Asmara vs Abidjan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Asmara, Eritrea and Abidjan, Ivory Coast is approximately 4,809 km or 2,989 mi.
  • To reach Asmara in this distance one would set out from Abidjan bearing 73.2° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Asmara bearing 81.3° or E .
  • Asmara has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Abidjan has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Asmara is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Abidjan is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 11 °C (19.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1 °C (1.8°F) more in Asmara. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1329 mm (52.3 in) less which is equivalent to 1329 l/m (32.62 US gal/ft) or 13,290,000 l/ha (1,420,789 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • There are 850 more hours of sunlight per year in Asmara. In whichever way circa 2h 19' more per day or about 1 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.8° lower in Asmara than in Abidjan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 14.6°C (26.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-15) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -5 (-10) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -5 (-10) -5 (-8) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -7 (-12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -9 (-17) -8 (-15) -8 (-15) -8 (-15) -10 (-18) -12 (-21) -13 (-24) -14 (-25) -11 (-20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-35) -20 (-35) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -14 (-26) -13 (-24) -12 (-22) -11 (-21) -14 (-25) -16 (-28) -18 (-32) -19 (-34) -16 (-28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -13 (0) -47 (-2) -92 (-4) -108 (-4) -252 (-10) -523 (-21) -31 (-1) +119 (+5) -65 (-3) -122 (-5) -123 (-5) -72 (-3) -1329 (-52)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -14) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) -8 ( -26) -13 ( -43) +10 (+32) +12 (+39) -4 ( -13) -11 ( -35) -11 ( -37) -6 ( -19)   -44 ( -12)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 15' +1h 33' +1h 17' +1h 32' +3h 21' +2h 56' +1h 13' +1h 52' +3h 48' +2h 54' +1h 32' +2h 36'   +2h 19'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 31' -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 () -10.1 -9.9 -9.9 +3.3 +10 +10 +9.8 +3.5 -9.8 -9.8 -10 -10   -2.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -19 -23 -24 -22 -27 -34 -3 +1 -21 -15 -7 -12   -17.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -16.9 (-30) -18 (-32) -17.2 (-31) -15.8 (-28) -15.6 (-28) -16 (-29) -8.7 (-16) -7.9 (-14) -14.2 (-26) -14.7 (-26) -14.3 (-26) -15.8 (-28) -14.6 (-26)

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