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Asmara vs Paramaribo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Asmara, Eritrea and Paramaribo, Suriname is approximately 10,272 km or 6,383 mi.
  • To reach Asmara in this distance one would set out from Paramaribo bearing 74.4° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Asmara bearing 96.7° or E .
  • Asmara has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Paramaribo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Asmara is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Paramaribo is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 11.8 °C (21.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.4 °C (2.5°F) more in Asmara. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1691.4 mm (66.6 in) less which is equivalent to 1691.4 l/m² (41.51 US gal/ft²) or 16,914,000 l/ha (1,808,219 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • There are 460 more hours of sunlight per year in Asmara. In whichever way circa 1h 16' more per day or about 1 1/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.8° lower in Asmara than in Paramaribo.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -9 (-17) -11 (-19) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -10 (-17) -8 (-15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -11 (-19) -10 (-18) -9 (-17) -9 (-17) -11 (-19) -12 (-21) -13 (-24) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -12 (-21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -16 (-28) -15 (-28) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -13 (-24) -15 (-28) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -18 (-33) -15 (-28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -189 (-7) -148 (-6) -147 (-6) -199 (-8) -280 (-11) -265 (-10) -51 (-2) -11 (0) -70 (-3) -72 (-3) -89 (-3) -171 (-7) -1691 (-67)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -22 ( -71) -18 ( -64) -15 ( -48) -14 ( -47) -18 ( -58) -21 ( -70) -5 ( -16) -1 ( -3) -7 ( -23) -10 ( -32) -13 ( -43) -21 ( -68)   -165 ( -45)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 36' +3h 09' +2h 19' +2h 40' +4h 07' +0h 32' -2h 42' -2h 56' -0h 50' +0h 19' +1h 26' +3h 32'   +1h 16'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 29' -0h 18' -0h 03' +0h 12' +0h 26' +0h 33' +0h 30' +0h 18' +0h 02' -0h 13' -0h 26' -0h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -9.5 -9.4 -9.3 +2.7 +9.4 +9.4 +9.2 +2.9 -9.1 -9.2 -9.3 -9.4   -2.8

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