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Asmara vs Arbaat Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Asmara, Eritrea and Arbaat, Sudan is approximately 547 km or 340 mi.
  • To reach Asmara in this distance one would set out from Arbaat bearing 157.5° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Asmara bearing 158.1° or SSE .
  • Asmara has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Arbaat has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Asmara is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Arbaat is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 13.7 °C (24.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.4 °C (15.1°F) less in Asmara. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 483 mm (19 in) more which is equivalent to 483 l/m² (11.85 US gal/ft²) or 4,830,000 l/ha (516,359 US gal/ac) more. About 14 4/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.4° higher in Asmara than in Arbaat.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.4°C (18.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-17) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -14 (-25) -17 (-30) -19 (-35) -19 (-35) -18 (-33) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -14 (-25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +3 (+0) +2 (+0) +12 (+0) +33 (+1) +41 (+2) +38 (+2) +172 (+7) +153 (+6) +14 (+1) +8 (+0) +4 (+0) +2 (+0) +483 (+19)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 15' +0h 09' +0h 01' -0h 06' -0h 13' -0h 17' -0h 15' -0h 09' -0h 01' +0h 06' +0h 13' +0h 17'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +4.5 +4.5 +4.5 +4.5 -4.1 -4.6 -3.8 +4.5 +4.5 +4.5 +4.5 +4.6   +2.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -11 -14 -8 +0 +8 +13 +41 +41 +16 +5 +0 -6   +7.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -11.5 (-21) -11.1 (-20) -10.4 (-19) -10.2 (-18) -9.7 (-17) -10.1 (-18) -5.6 (-10) -6.7 (-12) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -12.3 (-22) -12.3 (-22) -10.4 (-19)

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