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Asmara vs Algiers Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Asmara, Eritrea and Algiers, Algeria is approximately 4,248 km or 2,640 mi.
  • To reach Asmara in this distance one would set out from Algiers bearing 114.6° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Asmara bearing 130.9° or SE .
  • Asmara has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Algiers has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Asmara is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Algiers is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 2.7 °C (4.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.6 °C (17.3°F) less in Asmara. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 172.4 mm (6.8 in) less which is equivalent to 172.4 l/m (4.23 US gal/ft) or 1,724,000 l/ha (184,307 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • There are 155 more hours of sunlight per year in Asmara. In whichever way circa 0h 26' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.3° higher in Asmara than in Algiers.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7°C (12.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +8 (+15) +5 (+9) 2 (+4) -1 (-2) -6 (-12) -9 (-15) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) 3 (+5) 6 (+10) 1 (+3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) -1 (-3) -4 (-8) -8 (-15) -10 (-18) -8 (-15) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) 0 (-1) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -9 (-16) -6 (-12) -6 (-11) -7 (-13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -112 (-4) -74 (-3) -42 (-2) -32 (-1) +5 (+0) +25 (+1) +173 (+7) +152 (+6) -11 (0) -69 (-3) -73 (-3) -114 (-4) -172 (-7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -15 ( -48) -13 ( -46) -10 ( -32) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +17 (+55) +15 (+48) -3 ( -10) -9 ( -29) -12 ( -40) -14 ( -45)   -48 ( -13)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 21' +3h 13' +2h 03' -0h 04' -0h 44' -3h 46' -6h 21' -4h 30' +0h 36' +2h 01' +3h 32' +4h 56'   +0h 26'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 24' +0h 52' +0h 09' -0h 36' -1h 14' -1h 34' -1h 25' -0h 52' -0h 08' +0h 37' +1h 15' +1h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +21.3 +21.3 +21.3 +21.4 +11.5 +5.1 +10.9 +21.4 +21.4 +21.3 +21.3 +21.4   +18.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -28 -32 -31 -28 -27 -26 +3 +9 -16 -17 -14 -20   -18.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -4.3 (-8) -5.1 (-9) -5.3 (-10) -6.3 (-11) -8 (-14) -10.7 (-19) -7.2 (-13) -7.6 (-14) -11.6 (-21) -8.5 (-15) -4.8 (-9) -4.4 (-8) -7 (-13)

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