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Asmara vs Kolkata/ Calcutta Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Asmara, Eritrea and Kolkata/ Calcutta, India is approximately 5,238 km or 3,255 mi.
  • To reach Asmara in this distance one would set out from Kolkata/ Calcutta bearing 270.2° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Asmara bearing 253.2° or WSW .
  • Asmara has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Kolkata/ Calcutta has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Asmara is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Kolkata/ Calcutta is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 11.3 °C (20.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.2 °C (11.2°F) less in Asmara. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1281.4 mm (50.4 in) less which is equivalent to 1281.4 l/m (31.45 US gal/ft) or 12,814,000 l/ha (1,369,902 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • There are 393 more hours of sunlight per year in Asmara. In whichever way circa 1h 04' more per day or about 1 1/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.3° higher in Asmara than in Kolkata/ Calcutta.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.9°C (25°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -5 (-10) -8 (-15) -10 (-18) -10 (-19) -9 (-16) -11 (-19) -11 (-19) -10 (-17) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -6 (-10) -9 (-15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -11 (-20) -13 (-24) -13 (-24) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -13 (-24) -13 (-24) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -11 (-20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-17) -12 (-21) -14 (-26) -16 (-30) -16 (-28) -16 (-29) -15 (-28) -15 (-28) -17 (-31) -16 (-28) -13 (-23) -10 (-17) -14 (-26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -7 (0) -28 (-1) -20 (-1) -27 (-1) -101 (-4) -250 (-10) -236 (-9) -193 (-8) -272 (-11) -128 (-5) -6 (0) -14 (-1) -1281 (-50)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) -3 ( -11) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) -2 ( -6) -11 ( -37) -3 ( -10) -6 ( -19) -15 ( -50) -10 ( -32) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0)   -50 ( -14)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 27' +0h 12' -0h 01' -0h 46' +0h 50' +1h 56' +0h 44' +1h 46' +3h 24' +2h 46' +0h 50' +0h 42'   +1h 04'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 25' +0h 15' +0h 02' -0h 10' -0h 22' -0h 27' -0h 25' -0h 15' -0h 02' +0h 11' +0h 22' +0h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +7.2 +7.3 +7.3 +7.3 -2.5 -7.2 -2.9 +7.1 +7.2 +7.1 +7.2 +7.3   +4.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -12 -10 -12 -17 -22 -29 -7 -3 -22 -10 -1 -7   -12.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -8.9 (-16) -10.3 (-19) -13.9 (-25) -16.9 (-30) -18.1 (-33) -19.3 (-35) -13.9 (-25) -13.2 (-24) -17.8 (-32) -15 (-27) -10.6 (-19) -8.8 (-16) -13.9 (-25)

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