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Asmara vs Aqiq Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Asmara, Eritrea and Aqiq, Sudan is approximately 337 km or 210 mi.
  • To reach Asmara in this distance one would set out from Aqiq bearing 166.5° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Asmara bearing 166.7° or SSE .
  • Asmara has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Aqiq has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Asmara is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Aqiq is in or near the tropical desert biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 14.1 °C (25.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7 °C (12.6°F) less in Asmara. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 393.7 mm (15.5 in) more which is equivalent to 393.7 l/m (9.66 US gal/ft) or 3,937,000 l/ha (420,891 US gal/ac) more. About 4 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.4° higher in Asmara than in Aqiq.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.4°C (27.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -10 (-17) -10 (-17) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -20 (-35) -20 (-36) -17 (-31) -16 (-28) -14 (-26) -13 (-23) -14 (-25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -22 (-1) -7 (0) +13 (+1) +32 (+1) +41 (+2) +38 (+2) +173 (+7) +153 (+6) +15 (+1) +12 (+0) -14 (-1) -41 (-2) +394 (+16)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 09' +0h 06' +0h 01' -0h 04' -0h 08' -0h 11' -0h 10' -0h 06' -0h 00' +0h 04' +0h 08' +0h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +2.9 +2.9 +2.9 +2.9 -2.9 -3 -2.7 +2.9 +2.9 +2.9 +2.9 +3   +1.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -23 -29 -29 -26 -22 -5 +32 +33 -7 -10 -3 -15   -8.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -15.7 (-28) -16.3 (-29) -16.5 (-30) -17 (-31) -17.6 (-32) -16.3 (-29) -9.7 (-17) -10.1 (-18) -18.2 (-33) -17.4 (-31) -14.4 (-26) -15.3 (-28) -15.4 (-28)

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