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Asmara vs Georgetown Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Asmara, Eritrea and Georgetown, Ascension Island is approximately 6,417 km or 3,987 mi.
  • To reach Asmara in this distance one would set out from Georgetown bearing 66.3° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Asmara bearing 70° or ENE .
  • Asmara has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Georgetown has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The mean annual temperature is 10.4 °C (18.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.4 °C (4.3°F) more in Asmara. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 376.6 mm (14.8 in) more which is equivalent to 376.6 l/m² (9.24 US gal/ft²) or 3,766,000 l/ha (402,610 US gal/ac) more. About 3 2/3 as much.
  • There are 343 more hours of sunlight per year in Asmara. In whichever way circa 0h 56' more per day or about 1 1/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.9° lower in Asmara than in Georgetown.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.6°C (22.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -6 (-12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -11 (-19) -10 (-18) -9 (-17) -8 (-15) -10 (-17) -9 (-16) -9 (-17) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -10 (-19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -17 (-30) -15 (-28) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -13 (-24) -14 (-25) -15 (-28) -17 (-31) -15 (-27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) 0 (0) -8 (0) -3 (0) +0 (+0) +25 (+1) +24 (+1) +163 (+6) +145 (+6) +8 (+0) +8 (+0) +16 (+1) -1 (0) +377 (+15)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2 ( -6) -2 ( -7) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) +5 (+16) +3 (+10) +17 (+55) +15 (+48) +3 (+10) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0)   +42 (+11)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 46' +1h 07' -0h 19' -0h 22' +1h 01' -1h 50' -2h 46' -1h 13' +3h 00' +4h 13' +3h 44' +2h 56'   +0h 56'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 12' -0h 45' -0h 08' +0h 31' +1h 04' +1h 20' +1h 13' +0h 45' +0h 07' -0h 32' -1h 04' -1h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23.1 -21.8 -6.7 +16.5 +23.2 +23.1 +23 +16.7 -6 -21.5 -22.9 -23.2   -1.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -16 -21 -23 -20 -20 -20 +9 +12 -10 -6 -3 -8   -10.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -15.4 (-28) -16.8 (-30) -16.1 (-29) -14.6 (-26) -14.1 (-25) -13.1 (-24) -7.3 (-13) -6 (-11) -11.2 (-20) -11 (-20) -11.1 (-20) -14 (-25) -12.6 (-23)

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