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Massawa vs Lagos Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Massawa, Eritrea and Lagos, Nigeria is approximately 4,060 km or 2,523 mi.
  • To reach Massawa in this distance one would set out from Lagos bearing 72.6° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Massawa bearing 79.8° or E .
  • Massawa has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Lagos has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Massawa is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Lagos is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 2.2 °C (3.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.6 °C (11.9°F) more in Massawa. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1323.3 mm (52.1 in) less which is equivalent to 1323.3 l/m² (32.48 US gal/ft²) or 13,233,000 l/ha (1,414,696 US gal/ac) less. About 1/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.8° lower in Massawa than in Lagos.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.2°C (3.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) 2 (+3) +6 (+11) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +5 (+10) 2 (+3) -1 (-2) +4 (+8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +3 (+6) 0 (0) -2 (-4) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) +0 (+1) +4 (+7) +5 (+10) +6 (+10) +3 (+6) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) 0 (0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +22 (+1) -18 (-1) -74 (-3) -142 (-6) -195 (-8) -315 (-12) -235 (-9) -114 (-4) -157 (-6) -103 (-4) -16 (-1) +25 (+1) -1323 (-52)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +3 (+10) +1 (+4) -4 ( -13) -8 ( -27) -13 ( -42) -20 ( -67) -14 ( -45) -10 ( -32) -16 ( -53) -13 ( -42) -4 ( -13) +2 (+6)   -96 ( -26)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 28' -0h 18' -0h 03' +0h 12' +0h 25' +0h 32' +0h 29' +0h 18' +0h 02' -0h 12' -0h 25' -0h 32'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -9 -8.9 -8.9 +1.6 +9 +9.1 +8.8 +1.9 -8.8 -8.8 -8.9 -9   -2.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -6.7 -5.7 -6.7 -10.5 -20 -34.2 -35 -30.4 -27.2 -21.4 -15.9 -8.5   -18.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) -4.3 (-8) -5.3 (-10) -3.9 (-7) -2.4 (-4) -1.6 (-3) -1.1 (-2) +0.2 (+0) +1.3 (+2) +0.2 (+0) -1.6 (-3) -3.6 (-6) -3.7 (-7) -2.2 (-4)

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