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Asmara vs Ankara Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Asmara, Eritrea and Ankara, Turkey is approximately 2,805 km or 1,743 mi.
  • To reach Asmara in this distance one would set out from Ankara bearing 166.2° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Asmara bearing 169.1° or S .
  • Asmara has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Ankara has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Asmara is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Ankara is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 3.9 °C (7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.4 °C (33.1°F) less in Asmara. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 104 mm (4.1 in) more which is equivalent to 104 l/m (2.55 US gal/ft) or 1,040,000 l/ha (111,183 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/4 as much.
  • There are 255 more hours of sunlight per year in Asmara. In whichever way circa 0h 43' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.5° higher in Asmara than in Ankara.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.4°C (6.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+33) +17 (+31) +13 (+24) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) -1 (-2) -8 (-15) -8 (-15) -3 (-5) +2 (+4) +9 (+15) +15 (+27) +6 (+10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +10 (+18) +6 (+10) +2 (+4) -2 (-4) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -3 (-5) +2 (+4) +7 (+12) +11 (+19) +4 (+7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +3 (+6) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -5 (-8) -4 (-8) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +6 (+10) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -43 (-2) -34 (-1) -22 (-1) -15 (-1) -14 (-1) +1 (+0) +161 (+6) +143 (+6) -4 (0) -11 (0) -13 (-1) -46 (-2) +104 (+4)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -13 ( -42) -12 ( -42) -6 ( -19) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -2 ( -7) +17 (+55) +16 (+52) +1 (+3) -4 ( -13) -6 ( -20) -12 ( -39)   -29 ( -8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +6h 03' +4h 53' +2h 58' +1h 20' +0h 27' -4h 22' -7h 27' -6h 07' -1h 12' +2h 07' +3h 44' +6h 13'   +0h 43'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 41' +1h 02' +0h 11' -0h 43' -1h 29' -1h 53' -1h 42' -1h 02' -0h 09' +0h 44' +1h 30' +1h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +24.6 +24.5 +24.6 +24.6 +14.8 +8.3 +14.1 +24.6 +24.6 +24.5 +24.5 +24.7   +21.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -25 -28 -20 -9 -9 -3 +33 +39 +13 +7 -5 -18   -2.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +7.4 (+13) +5.7 (+10) +4.5 (+8) +3 (+5) -0.5 (-1) -2.7 (-5) +2.4 (+4) +4 (+7) +1.2 (+2) +3.8 (+7) +5.6 (+10) +6.5 (+12) +3.4 (+6)

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