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Asmara vs Socotra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Asmara, Eritrea and Socotra, Yemen is approximately 1,641 km or 1,020 mi.
  • To reach Asmara in this distance one would set out from Socotra bearing 282.1° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Asmara bearing 278.5° or W .
  • Asmara has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Socotra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The mean annual temperature is 11.5 °C (20.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.6 °C (2.9°F) less in Asmara. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 323.6 mm (12.7 in) more which is equivalent to 323.6 l/m² (7.94 US gal/ft²) or 3,236,000 l/ha (345,950 US gal/ac) more. About 2 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.1° lower in Asmara than in Socotra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.9°C (19.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -9 (-16) -8 (-15) -10 (-19) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -8 (-14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-19) -10 (-17) -10 (-17) -11 (-19) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -12 (-21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -15 (-26) -14 (-26) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -14 (-26) -15 (-28) -16 (-30) -14 (-25) -15 (-28) -17 (-31) -16 (-28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +1 (+0) -1 (0) +5 (+0) +33 (+1) +38 (+2) +8 (+0) +175 (+7) +156 (+6) +13 (+0) +5 (+0) -31 (-1) -78 (-3) +324 (+13)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 08' -0h 05' -0h 00' +0h 03' +0h 07' +0h 09' +0h 08' +0h 05' +0h 00' -0h 03' -0h 07' -0h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -2.7 -2.6 -2.6 -2.6 +2.6 +2.6 +2.6 -2.3 -2.6 -2.7 -2.7 -2.6   -1.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -9 -11 -16 -12 -12 -5 +29 +32 +9 -1 +1 -4   +0.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -12.3 (-22) -12 (-22) -13.5 (-24) -13.1 (-24) -15.4 (-28) -12.9 (-23) -4 (-7) -4.2 (-8) -9.4 (-17) -10.8 (-19) -10.6 (-19) -12.1 (-22) -10.9 (-20)

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