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Asmara vs Aswan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Asmara, Eritrea and Aswan, Egypt is approximately 1,157 km or 719 mi.
  • To reach Asmara in this distance one would set out from Aswan bearing 145.4° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Asmara bearing 147.5° or SSE .
  • Asmara has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Aswan has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Asmara is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Aswan is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The mean temperature is 10.3 °C (18.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.9 °C (25°F) less in Asmara. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 517.6 mm (20.4 in) more which is equivalent to 517.6 l/m (12.7 US gal/ft) or 5,176,000 l/ha (553,349 US gal/ac) more. About 518 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.6° higher in Asmara than in Aswan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 32% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.1°C (5.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -10 (-18) -14 (-25) -17 (-31) -19 (-35) -20 (-35) -16 (-29) -15 (-28) -10 (-17) -4 (-6) -11 (-20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -6 (-10) -10 (-18) -14 (-25) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -17 (-31) -16 (-28) -13 (-23) -8 (-14) -4 (-7) -10 (-18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -10 (-19) -14 (-25) -16 (-28) -15 (-27) -15 (-28) -15 (-28) -14 (-25) -10 (-19) -7 (-13) -11 (-20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +4 (+0) +2 (+0) +15 (+1) +33 (+1) +40 (+2) +39 (+2) +175 (+7) +156 (+6) +16 (+1) +15 (+1) +20 (+1) +3 (+0) +518 (+20)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) +6 (+20) +7 (+23) +6 (+20) +20 (+65) +18 (+58) +5 (+17) +2 (+6) +2 (+7) +1 (+3)   +71 (+19)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 30' +0h 18' +0h 03' -0h 13' -0h 26' -0h 33' -0h 30' -0h 18' -0h 02' +0h 13' +0h 27' +0h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +8.6 +8.6 +8.6 +8.7 -1.2 -7.5 -1.6 +8.6 +8.7 +8.6 +8.6 +8.7   +5.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +14 +16 +22 +30 +31 +32 +58 +59 +37 +36 +30 +19   +32
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +2.9 (+5) +3.4 (+6) +4.3 (+8) +4.8 (+9) +3.1 (+6) +2.2 (+4) +6.1 (+11) +4.8 (+9) +0.7 (+1) +0.9 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +3.1 (+6)

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