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Asmara vs Lagos Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Asmara, Eritrea and Lagos, Nigeria is approximately 3,997 km or 2,484 mi.
  • To reach Asmara in this distance one would set out from Lagos bearing 73° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Asmara bearing 80° or E .
  • Asmara has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Lagos has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Asmara is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Lagos is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 11.2 °C (20.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1 °C (1.8°F) more in Asmara. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 988 mm (38.9 in) less which is equivalent to 988 l/m▓ (24.25 US gal/ft▓) or 9,880,000 l/ha (1,056,238 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 1117 more hours of sunlight per year in Asmara. In whichever way circa 3h 03' more per day or about 1 3/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.7° lower in Asmara than in Lagos.
  • Relative humidity levels are 26.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 16.8°C (30.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -9 (-17) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -4 (-8) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -9 (-15) -10 (-18) -10 (-19) -8 (-14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-24) -14 (-24) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -9 (-17) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -11 (-21) -13 (-24) -14 (-25) -11 (-20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-33) -19 (-33) -17 (-30) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -11 (-21) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -14 (-24) -14 (-26) -16 (-30) -18 (-32) -15 (-27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -10 (0) -39 (-2) -70 (-3) -113 (-4) -161 (-6) -277 (-11) -68 (-3) +34 (+1) -144 (-6) -110 (-4) -19 (-1) -11 (0) -988 (-39)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2 ( -6) -3 ( -11) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) -6 ( -19) -14 ( -47) +5 (+16) +7 (+23) -11 ( -37) -13 ( -42) -5 ( -17) -1 ( -3)   -49 ( -14)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 15' +2h 20' +2h 11' +2h 20' +3h 56' +2h 50' +1h 56' +2h 46' +5h 24' +4h 30' +2h 26' +2h 42'   +3h 03'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 27' -0h 17' -0h 03' +0h 11' +0h 24' +0h 30' +0h 28' +0h 17' +0h 02' -0h 12' -0h 24' -0h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (░) -8.7 -8.6 -8.6 +1.9 +8.7 +8.7 +8.5 +2.2 -8.5 -8.5 -8.6 -8.7   -2.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -29 -33 -34 -32 -37 -40 -12 -6 -29 -25 -19 -22   -26.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ░C & (░F) -19.5 (-35) -20.9 (-38) -20 (-36) -18.2 (-33) -17.8 (-32) -17 (-31) -11 (-20) -9.8 (-18) -15.7 (-28) -16.3 (-29) -16.7 (-30) -18.1 (-33) -16.8 (-30)

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