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Asmara vs Baghdad Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Asmara, Eritrea and Baghdad, Iraq is approximately 2,067 km or 1,284 mi.
  • To reach Asmara in this distance one would set out from Baghdad bearing 196.3° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Asmara bearing 194.1° or SSW .
  • Asmara has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Baghdad has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Asmara is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Baghdad is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 7.2 °C (12.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.1 °C (36.2°F) less in Asmara. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 362.6 mm (14.3 in) more which is equivalent to 362.6 l/m (8.9 US gal/ft) or 3,626,000 l/ha (387,643 US gal/ac) more. About 3 1/3 as much.
  • There are 242 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Asmara. In whichever way circa 0h 39' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.8° higher in Asmara than in Baghdad.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.4°C (0.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +3 (+6) -4 (-7) -11 (-20) -16 (-29) -21 (-39) -23 (-41) -17 (-31) -12 (-22) -4 (-6) +4 (+6) -8 (-14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) -5 (-9) -10 (-19) -14 (-26) -18 (-32) -18 (-33) -15 (-27) -10 (-18) -4 (-7) +2 (+3) -7 (-13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+1) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -6 (-11) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -14 (-26) -14 (-26) -12 (-22) -8 (-14) -4 (-8) 0 (0) -7 (-13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -22 (-1) -26 (-1) -13 (-1) +16 (+1) +34 (+1) +39 (+2) +175 (+7) +156 (+6) +16 (+1) +12 (+0) -1 (0) -23 (-1) +363 (+14)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -5 ( -16) -5 ( -18) -2 ( -6) +2 (+7) +6 (+19) +6 (+20) +20 (+65) +18 (+58) +5 (+17) +1 (+3) -3 ( -10) -5 ( -16)   +38 (+10)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 58' +1h 50' +0h 38' -0h 00' -0h 07' -4h 46' -6h 17' -5h 38' -2h 02' +0h 36' +1h 56' +3h 03'   -0h 39'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 08' +0h 42' +0h 07' -0h 29' -1h 00' -1h 16' -1h 09' -0h 42' -0h 06' +0h 30' +1h 01' +1h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +17.9 +17.9 +17.9 +17.9 +8.1 +1.6 +7.5 +17.9 +17.9 +17.8 +17.8 +17.9   +14.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -17 -13 -7 +6 +18 +27 +54 +58 +33 +29 +12 -10   +15.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -0.3 (-1) -1.2 (-2) -1.3 (-2) -2.7 (-5) -2.3 (-4) -0.5 (-1) +2.8 (+5) +3 (+5) -1.1 (-2) -0.2 (0) -0.8 (-1) -0.5 (-1) -0.4 (-1)

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