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Massawa vs Arica Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Massawa, Eritrea and Arica, Chile is approximately 12,589 km or 7,823 mi.
  • To reach Massawa in this distance one would set out from Arica bearing 80.4° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Massawa bearing 76.4° or ENE .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Massawa is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Arica is in or near the warm temperate desert biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 10.3 °C (18.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.3 °C (5.9°F) more in Massawa. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 182.7 mm (7.2 in) more which is equivalent to 182.7 l/m² (4.48 US gal/ft²) or 1,827,000 l/ha (195,318 US gal/ac) more. About 305 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.3° higher in Massawa than in Arica.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.8°C (14.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +6 (+10) +10 (+18) +15 (+27) +20 (+36) +22 (+39) +21 (+38) +19 (+34) +15 (+26) +10 (+18) +6 (+10) +12 (+22)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +5 (+8) +8 (+15) +12 (+22) +17 (+30) +19 (+34) +18 (+33) +16 (+28) +12 (+22) +8 (+14) +5 (+8) +10 (+19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +3 (+6) +6 (+10) +10 (+17) +12 (+21) +15 (+26) +15 (+26) +13 (+23) +9 (+17) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +8 (+14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +35 (+1) +22 (+1) +10 (+0) +4 (+0) +8 (+0) +0 (+0) +8 (+0) +8 (+0) +3 (+0) +22 (+1) +24 (+1) +40 (+2) +183 (+7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +4.5 (+15) +4 (+14) +3 (+10) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +0.5 (+2) 0 ( 0) +2 (+6) +3 (+10) +3.5 (+11)   +23.5 (+6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 47' -1h 07' -0h 12' +0h 46' +1h 35' +1h 59' +1h 48' +1h 07' +0h 10' -0h 47' -1h 36' -1h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -32.5 -17.7 +3.4 +26.6 +33.9 +34 +33.7 +26.7 +4 -18.2 -32 -33.9   +2.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +5.3 +4.3 +0.3 -3.5 -11 -23.2 -25 -22.4 -16.2 -8.4 -2.9 +3.5   -8.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) +3.4 (+6) +2.8 (+5) +4.4 (+8) +7.3 (+13) +9.4 (+17) +10 (+18) +11.5 (+21) +11.9 (+21) +11.3 (+20) +9.6 (+17) +7 (+13) +5.1 (+9) +7.8 (+14)

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