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Asmara vs Alexandria/ Nouzha Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Asmara, Eritrea and Alexandria/ Nouzha, Egypt is approximately 1,989 km or 1,236 mi.
  • To reach Asmara in this distance one would set out from Alexandria/ Nouzha bearing 150.7° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Asmara bearing 154.3° or SSE .
  • Asmara has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Alexandria/ Nouzha has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The average annual temperature is 4.4 °C (7.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.5 °C (15.3°F) less in Asmara. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 329.6 mm (13 in) more which is equivalent to 329.6 l/m (8.09 US gal/ft) or 3,296,000 l/ha (352,364 US gal/ac) more. About 2 3/4 as much.
  • There are 592 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Asmara. In whichever way circa 1h 36' less per day or about 5/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.8° higher in Asmara than in Alexandria/ Nouzha.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.7°C (12°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) 1 (+2) -1 (-2) -3 (-6) -8 (-15) -9 (-15) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -4 (-6) 1 (+1) -2 (-4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) -2 (-3) -4 (-6) -7 (-12) -10 (-17) -10 (-18) -9 (-17) -7 (-13) -5 (-8) -2 (-3) -4 (-8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -11 (-19) -12 (-22) -13 (-24) -14 (-26) -12 (-21) -10 (-19) -8 (-15) -9 (-17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -47 (-2) -25 (-1) +2 (+0) +29 (+1) +40 (+2) +39 (+2) +175 (+7) +156 (+6) +15 (+1) +4 (+0) -9 (0) -49 (-2) +330 (+13)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -10 ( -32) -7 ( -25) 0 ( 0) +5 (+17) +7 (+23) +6 (+20) +20 (+65) +18 (+58) +5 (+17) 0 ( 0) -4 ( -13) -9 ( -29)   +31 (+8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 09' +1h 03' -0h 25' -2h 28' -1h 27' -5h 10' -7h 03' -6h 13' -2h 30' -0h 34' +1h 02' +2h 19'   -1h 36'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 59' +0h 36' +0h 06' -0h 25' -0h 52' -1h 05' -0h 59' -0h 36' -0h 05' +0h 26' +0h 52' +1h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +15.8 +15.8 +15.8 +15.9 +6 -0.4 +5.4 +15.8 +15.9 +15.8 +15.8 +15.9   +12.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -15 -19 -21 -16 -18 -20 +5 +9 -8 -5 -2 -7   -9.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -3.1 (-6) -3.9 (-7) -4.9 (-9) -5.6 (-10) -8.1 (-15) -11.5 (-21) -8.1 (-15) -7.9 (-14) -10.8 (-19) -7.9 (-14) -4.9 (-9) -3.2 (-6) -6.7 (-12)

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