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Atbara vs Asmara Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Atbara, Sudan and Asmara, Eritrea is approximately 592 km or 368 mi.
  • To reach Atbara in this distance one would set out from Asmara bearing 297.7° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Atbara bearing 296.3° or WNW .
  • Atbara has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Asmara has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Atbara is in or near the tropical desert biome whereas Asmara is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 14.3 °C (25.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9 °C (16.2°F) more in Atbara. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 458.7 mm (18.1 in) less which is equivalent to 458.7 l/m² (11.26 US gal/ft²) or 4,587,000 l/ha (490,381 US gal/ac) less. About 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.2° lower in Atbara than in Asmara.
  • Relative humidity levels are 29.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.3°C (4.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+15) +9 (+16) +11 (+20) +14 (+25) +17 (+30) +18 (+32) +18 (+32) +17 (+31) +19 (+33) +17 (+31) +13 (+24) +10 (+19) +14 (+26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -4 (0) -2 (0) -15 (-1) -33 (-1) -38 (-1) -37 (-1) -156 (-6) -129 (-5) -9 (0) -14 (-1) -20 (-1) -3 (0) -459 (-18)
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 (°) -2.4 -2.4 -2.4 -2.4 +2.4 +2.5 +2.3 -2.4 -2.4 -2.4 -2.4 -2.4   -1.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -18 -20 -24 -29 -28 -26 -44 -44 -29 -34 -31 -23   -29.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +1.6 (+3) +0.1 (+0) -0.8 (-1) -0.8 (-1) +1.5 (+3) +4 (+7) +2.9 (+5) +3.7 (+7) +6.5 (+12) +3.9 (+7) +2.8 (+5) +2.5 (+5) +2.3 (+4)

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