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Asmara vs Shanghai Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Asmara, Eritrea and Shanghai, China is approximately 8,439 km or 5,244 mi.
  • To reach Asmara in this distance one would set out from Shanghai bearing 279.5° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Asmara bearing 241° or WSW .
  • Asmara has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Shanghai has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Asmara is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Shanghai is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 0.2 °C (0.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19.7 °C (35.5°F) less in Asmara. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 592.4 mm (23.3 in) less which is equivalent to 592.4 l/m (14.54 US gal/ft) or 5,924,000 l/ha (633,315 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 1128 more hours of sunlight per year in Asmara. In whichever way circa 3h 06' more per day or about 1 3/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.8° higher in Asmara than in Shanghai.
  • Relative humidity levels are 22.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.2°C (9.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+26) +15 (+27) +12 (+22) +7 (+12) 2 (+3) -2 (-4) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -4 (-8) -1 (-1) +5 (+9) +11 (+20) 3 (+6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +10 (+19) +8 (+14) +3 (+5) -2 (-3) -6 (-10) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -8 (-14) -3 (-6) +2 (+3) +7 (+13) 0 (0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +4 (+6) +2 (+4) -2 (-3) -6 (-10) -10 (-18) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -12 (-21) -7 (-12) -2 (-4) +2 (+4) -4 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -35 (-1) -57 (-2) -67 (-3) -69 (-3) -73 (-3) -114 (-4) +47 (+2) +23 (+1) -140 (-6) -45 (-2) -31 (-1) -31 (-1) -592 (-23)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -10 ( -32) -10 ( -35) -8 ( -26) -7 ( -23) -4 ( -13) -8 ( -27) +9 (+29) +7 (+23) -7 ( -23) -7 ( -23) -6 ( -20) -7 ( -23)   -58 ( -16)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +5h 11' +5h 20' +4h 11' +3h 46' +4h 05' +2h 06' -1h 56' -1h 42' +3h 14' +3h 48' +4h 20' +4h 52'   +3h 06'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 59' +0h 36' +0h 06' -0h 25' -0h 52' -1h 06' -1h 00' -0h 36' -0h 05' +0h 26' +0h 53' +1h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +15.9 +15.9 +16 +16 +6.1 -0.4 +5.4 +15.8 +15.8 +15.7 +15.8 +15.9   +12.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -24 -31 -33 -30 -32 -36 -8 -4 -24 -16 -12 -16   -22.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +4.5 (+8) +2.7 (+5) -0.4 (-1) -4.4 (-8) -9.2 (-17) -14 (-25) -12.7 (-23) -12 (-22) -12.8 (-23) -6.7 (-12) -0.9 (-2) +3.5 (+6) -5.2 (-9)

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