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Massawa vs Aswan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Massawa, Eritrea and Aswan, Egypt is approximately 1,158 km or 720 mi.
  • To reach Massawa in this distance one would set out from Aswan bearing 142° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Massawa bearing 144.3° or SE .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Massawa is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Aswan is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The mean temperature is 3.1 °C (5.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.3 °C (14.9°F) less in Massawa. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 182.3 mm (7.2 in) more which is equivalent to 182.3 l/m (4.47 US gal/ft) or 1,823,000 l/ha (194,891 US gal/ac) more. About 183 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.5° higher in Massawa than in Aswan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 40% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 17.7°C (31.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +3 (+6) +2 (+3) +-1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) +0 (0) +-1 (-1) +0 (-1) +-1 (-3) +2 (+4) +6 (+10) +1 (+2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) -1 (-3) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +6 (+10) +8 (+15) +3 (+6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +8 (+15) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +8 (+14) +4 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +35 (+1) +22 (+1) +10 (+0) +4 (+0) +7 (+0) +0 (+0) +8 (+0) +8 (+0) +3 (+0) +22 (+1) +24 (+1) +40 (+2) +182 (+7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +5 (+16) +4 (+14) +3 (+10) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) +2 (+6) +3 (+10) +4 (+13)   +24 (+7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 29' +0h 18' +0h 03' -0h 12' -0h 25' -0h 32' -0h 29' -0h 18' -0h 02' +0h 12' +0h 26' +0h 32'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +8.3 +8.3 +8.3 +8.4 -0.9 -7.1 -1.3 +8.3 +8.4 +8.3 +8.3 +8.4   +5.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +36.3 +43.3 +49.3 +51.5 +48 +37.8 +35 +34.6 +38.8 +39.6 +33.1 +32.5   +40
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +18.1 (+33) +19 (+34) +20.4 (+37) +20.6 (+37) +19.3 (+35) +18.1 (+33) +17.3 (+31) +15.9 (+29) +16.6 (+30) +15.6 (+28) +15.1 (+27) +16.4 (+30) +17.7 (+32)

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