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Asmara vs Antsiranana Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Asmara, Eritrea and Antsiranana, Madagascar is approximately 3,278 km or 2,037 mi.
  • To reach Asmara in this distance one would set out from Antsiranana bearing 339.3° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Asmara bearing 339° or NNW .
  • Asmara has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Antsiranana has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Asmara is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Antsiranana is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 9.6 °C (17.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.3 °C (2.3°F) more in Asmara. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 678.2 mm (26.7 in) less which is equivalent to 678.2 l/m (16.64 US gal/ft) or 6,782,000 l/ha (725,041 US gal/ac) less. About 3/7 as much.
  • There are 96 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Asmara. In whichever way circa 0h 14' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.5° lower in Asmara than in Antsiranana.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.5°C (17°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -6 (-12) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -5 (-10) -4 (-8) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -7 (-13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -9 (-17) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -8 (-15) -10 (-19) -12 (-22) -13 (-24) -10 (-17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-33) -18 (-32) -15 (-28) -14 (-25) -11 (-21) -10 (-17) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -11 (-21) -13 (-24) -16 (-29) -18 (-33) -14 (-24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -334 (-13) -304 (-12) -165 (-6) -19 (-1) +28 (+1) +19 (+1) +156 (+6) +137 (+5) +7 (+0) -2 (0) -34 (-1) -167 (-7) -678 (-27)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -20 ( -65) -18 ( -64) -10 ( -32) -1 ( -3) +4 (+13) +2 (+7) +14 (+45) +13 (+42) +1 (+3) -3 ( -10) -5 ( -17) -12 ( -39)   -35 ( -10)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 54' +2h 26' +1h 30' +0h 06' +0h 17' -1h 50' -3h 46' -3h 34' -1h 24' -1h 00' -0h 28' +1h 48'   -0h 14'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 26' -0h 53' -0h 09' +0h 37' +1h 16' +1h 36' +1h 27' +0h 54' +0h 08' -0h 38' -1h 17' -1h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -27.3 -22.2 -2.4 +20.8 +27.5 +27.6 +27.4 +21.1 -1.6 -22.2 -27.1 -27.6   -0.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -16 -25 -24 -14 -9 -7 +23 +27 +8 +13 +11 -3   -1.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -15.4 (-28) -16.8 (-30) -15.6 (-28) -12.5 (-23) -9.8 (-18) -8 (-14) -1.3 (-2) -0.6 (-1) -5.6 (-10) -6.1 (-11) -8.7 (-16) -13.2 (-24) -9.5 (-17)

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