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Asmara vs Base Orcadas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Asmara, Eritrea and Base Orcadas, Antarctica is approximately 11,146 km or 6,926 mi.
  • To reach Asmara in this distance one would set out from Base Orcadas bearing 77° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Asmara bearing 29.6° or NNE .
  • Asmara has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Base Orcadas has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The average temperature is 19.4 °C (35°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6 °C (10.8°F) less in Asmara. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 143.6 mm (5.7 in) less which is equivalent to 143.6 l/m (3.52 US gal/ft) or 1,436,000 l/ha (153,518 US gal/ac) less. About 7/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 42.9° higher in Asmara than in Base Orcadas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+35) +21 (+38) +23 (+42) +25 (+45) +28 (+50) +30 (+53) +27 (+48) +26 (+47) +25 (+45) +22 (+39) +20 (+36) +19 (+34) +24 (+43)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +14 (+25) +16 (+29) +19 (+35) +23 (+42) +26 (+47) +26 (+46) +25 (+44) +21 (+38) +18 (+32) +15 (+28) +13 (+24) +19 (+34)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +9 (+17) +13 (+24) +19 (+34) +23 (+41) +25 (+44) +24 (+43) +18 (+32) +14 (+25) +10 (+18) +6 (+12) +14 (+26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -40 (-2) -72 (-3) -58 (-2) -40 (-2) -22 (-1) -14 (-1) +130 (+5) +104 (+4) -32 (-1) -33 (-1) -24 (-1) -43 (-2) -144 (-6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 32' -3h 52' -0h 41' +2h 38' +5h 42' +7h 28' +6h 39' +3h 53' +0h 36' -2h 44' -5h 46' -7h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +5.6 +24.3 +46 +69.3 +75.9 +75.8 +75.6 +69.4 +46.6 +23.7 +5.4 -1.4   +42.9

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