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Asmara vs Rumbek Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Asmara, Eritrea and Rumbek, Sudan is approximately 1,379 km or 857 mi.
  • To reach Asmara in this distance one would set out from Rumbek bearing 46.1° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Asmara bearing 47.8° or NE .
  • Asmara has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Rumbek has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Asmara is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Rumbek is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 12.2 °C (21.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.4 °C (0.7°F) more in Asmara. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 329.1 mm (13 in) less which is equivalent to 329.1 l/m² (8.08 US gal/ft²) or 3,291,000 l/ha (351,830 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.6° lower in Asmara than in Rumbek.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.6°C (19.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-24) -14 (-25) -14 (-26) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -10 (-17) -10 (-18) -10 (-19) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -13 (-24) -14 (-24) -12 (-22)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +3 (+0) 0 (0) -3 (0) -28 (-1) -76 (-3) -97 (-4) +31 (+1) -4 (0) -115 (-5) -52 (-2) +9 (+0) +3 (+0) -329 (-13)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 27' -0h 16' -0h 03' +0h 11' +0h 24' +0h 30' +0h 27' +0h 16' +0h 02' -0h 12' -0h 24' -0h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8.5 -8.4 -8.3 +1.7 +8.4 +8.4 +8.3 +2 -8.3 -8.4 -8.4 -8.5   -2.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +17 +17 +6 -3 -16 -21 +3 +6 -12 -5 +10 +18   +1.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -6.5 (-12) -6.1 (-11) -10.7 (-19) -12.6 (-23) -14.5 (-26) -14.6 (-26) -9.2 (-17) -8.8 (-16) -13.8 (-25) -13.2 (-24) -10.1 (-18) -7.2 (-13) -10.6 (-19)

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