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Tamanrasset vs Asmara Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamanrasset, Algeria and Asmara, Eritrea is approximately 3,609 km or 2,242 mi.
  • To reach Tamanrasset in this distance one would set out from Asmara bearing 288.6° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamanrasset bearing 277.4° or W .
  • Tamanrasset has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Asmara has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Tamanrasset is in or near the subtropical desert biome whereas Asmara is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 6.1 °C (11°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.7 °C (21.1°F) more in Tamanrasset. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 475.8 mm (18.7 in) less which is equivalent to 475.8 l/m (11.68 US gal/ft) or 4,758,000 l/ha (508,662 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • There are 381 more hours of sunlight per year in Tamanrasset. In whichever way circa 1h 02' more per day or about 1 1/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.6° lower in Tamanrasset than in Asmara.
  • Relative humidity levels are 35.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.7°C (13.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) +-1 (-1) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +12 (+22) +13 (+23) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +4 (+6) +-1 (-1) +5 (+10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) +0 (+0) +2 (+3) +5 (+9) +9 (+15) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +11 (+19) +8 (+14) +3 (+6) +1 (+1) +6 (+11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +5 (+10) +8 (+14) +12 (+21) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +11 (+21) +8 (+14) +4 (+8) +1 (+2) +7 (+12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -3 (0) -1 (0) -12 (0) -32 (-1) -35 (-1) -35 (-1) -170 (-7) -150 (-6) -7 (0) -12 (0) -18 (-1) -2 (0) -476 (-19)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -17) -7 ( -23) -4 ( -13) -18 ( -58) -16 ( -52) -2 ( -7) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0)   -56 ( -15)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 00' +0h 27' +1h 32' +1h 24' +0h 46' +2h 22' +5h 21' +4h 19' +0h 30' -1h 34' -1h 06' -1h 36'   +1h 02'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 25' -0h 16' -0h 02' +0h 11' +0h 23' +0h 29' +0h 26' +0h 16' +0h 02' -0h 11' -0h 23' -0h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -7.4 -7.4 -7.5 -7.5 +2.3 +7.4 +2.6 -7.5 -7.5 -7.5 -7.5 -7.5   -4.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -30 -26 -27 -30 -29 -28 -56 -58 -35 -35 -38 -34   -35.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -11.1 (-20) -9.8 (-18) -9.9 (-18) -8.4 (-15) -5.8 (-10) -2.8 (-5) -8.6 (-15) -8.2 (-15) -3.4 (-6) -4.9 (-9) -9 (-16) -10.1 (-18) -7.7 (-14)

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