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Massawa vs Cairo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Massawa, Eritrea and Cairo, Egypt is approximately 1,808 km or 1,124 mi.
  • To reach Massawa in this distance one would set out from Cairo bearing 151.3° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Massawa bearing 154.4° or SSE .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Massawa is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Cairo is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 7.6 °C (13.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4 °C (7.2°F) less in Massawa. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 157.3 mm (6.2 in) more which is equivalent to 157.3 l/m (3.86 US gal/ft) or 1,573,000 l/ha (168,164 US gal/ac) more. About 7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.6° higher in Massawa than in Cairo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.7°C (17.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +5 (+10) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +10 (+17) +7 (+12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +9 (+17) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +8 (+15) +10 (+18) +8 (+14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +5 (+10) +7 (+13) +10 (+17) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +28 (+1) +18 (+1) +6 (+0) +2 (+0) +8 (+0) +0 (+0) +8 (+0) +8 (+0) +3 (+0) +21 (+1) +21 (+1) +35 (+1) +157 (+6)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2 (+6) +2 (+7) +2 (+6) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) -0.5 ( -2) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) +2 (+6)   +12.5 (+3)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 53' +0h 33' +0h 06' -0h 22' -0h 47' -0h 59' -0h 54' -0h 33' -0h 05' +0h 23' +0h 47' +0h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +14.4 +14.4 +14.5 +14.5 +5.2 -1.1 +4.7 +14.5 +14.5 +14.4 +14.4 +14.5   +11.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +17.3 +21.3 +20.3 +23.5 +19 +4.8 -5 -5.4 +0.8 +6.6 +8.1 +13.5   +10.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +14.2 (+26) +13.9 (+25) +13.5 (+24) +12.5 (+23) +10.6 (+19) +6.7 (+12) +4.7 (+8) +4.6 (+8) +6 (+11) +7.5 (+14) +9.7 (+17) +12.8 (+23) +9.7 (+17)

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