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Asmara vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Asmara, Eritrea and Accra, Ghana is approximately 4,399 km or 2,734 mi.
  • To reach Asmara in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 72.7° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Asmara bearing 80.1° or E .
  • Asmara has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Asmara is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 10.9 °C (19.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.4 °C (0.7°F) more in Asmara. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 268.4 mm (10.6 in) less which is equivalent to 268.4 l/m (6.59 US gal/ft) or 2,684,000 l/ha (286,937 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 625 more hours of sunlight per year in Asmara. In whichever way circa 1h 42' more per day or about 1 1/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.8° lower in Asmara than in Accra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 22.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.7°C (28.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-17) -8 (-15) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -5 (-10) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -10 (-17) -10 (-17) -7 (-13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -9 (-17) -8 (-15) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -11 (-20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -17 (-30) -15 (-28) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -10 (-19) -13 (-24) -14 (-25) -16 (-30) -18 (-33) -15 (-27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -12 (0) -35 (-1) -58 (-2) -49 (-2) -104 (-4) -155 (-6) +126 (+5) +140 (+5) -24 (-1) -65 (-3) -18 (-1) -15 (-1) -268 (-11)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2 ( -6) -2 ( -7) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) -3 ( -10) -8 ( -27) +13 (+42) +12 (+39) -3 ( -10) -7 ( -23) -2 ( -7) -1 ( -3)   -5 ( -2)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 15' +1h 44' +1h 23' +1h 26' +2h 44' +2h 02' +0h 19' +0h 46' +2h 48' +2h 19' +1h 02' +1h 42'   +1h 42'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 30' -0h 19' -0h 03' +0h 13' +0h 27' +0h 34' +0h 31' +0h 19' +0h 03' -0h 13' -0h 27' -0h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -9.7 -9.6 -9.5 +2.9 +9.6 +9.6 +9.5 +3.2 -9.4 -9.5 -9.6 -9.7   -2.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -25 -29 -31 -31 -34 -37 -9 -3 -23 -20 -14 -18   -22.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -18.8 (-34) -19.1 (-34) -18.9 (-34) -18 (-32) -17.2 (-31) -16.8 (-30) -9.7 (-17) -8.2 (-15) -14.5 (-26) -15 (-27) -15.5 (-28) -17.1 (-31) -15.7 (-28)

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