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Massawa vs Lanzhou Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Massawa, Eritrea and Lanzhou, China is approximately 6,714 km or 4,172 mi.
  • To reach Massawa in this distance one would set out from Lanzhou bearing 268.2° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Massawa bearing 237° or WSW .
  • Massawa has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Lanzhou has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Massawa is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Lanzhou is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 19.7 °C (35.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.2 °C (32.8°F) less in Massawa. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 132.8 mm (5.2 in) less which is equivalent to 132.8 l/m² (3.26 US gal/ft²) or 1,328,000 l/ha (141,972 US gal/ac) less. About 4/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.6° higher in Massawa than in Lanzhou.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 20.3°C (36.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +28 (+50) +24 (+43) +20 (+35) +15 (+26) +13 (+23) +13 (+24) +12 (+21) +12 (+22) +17 (+30) +19 (+34) +24 (+44) +28 (+51) +19 (+34)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +30 (+55) +26 (+47) +21 (+38) +16 (+29) +13 (+24) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +13 (+23) +16 (+30) +20 (+36) +25 (+45) +30 (+54) +20 (+35)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +30 (+55) +26 (+47) +21 (+37) +16 (+29) +13 (+24) +12 (+22) +12 (+21) +12 (+22) +15 (+26) +19 (+33) +24 (+42) +29 (+52) +19 (+34)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +34 (+1) +20 (+1) +1 (+0) -15 (-1) -31 (-1) -36 (-1) -50 (-2) -68 (-3) -44 (-2) -2 (0) +20 (+1) +38 (+2) -133 (-5)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +4 (+13) +2 (+7) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13) -6 ( -19) -9 ( -30) -9 ( -29) -10 ( -32) -12 ( -40) -4 ( -13) +1 (+3) +3 (+10)   -45 ( -12)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 20' +0h 49' +0h 09' -0h 34' -1h 11' -1h 29' -1h 21' -0h 49' -0h 07' +0h 35' +1h 12' +1h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +20.5 +20.5 +20.5 +20.6 +11.2 +4.9 +10.6 +20.4 +20.4 +20.3 +20.4 +20.5   +17.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +15.3 +21.3 +26.3 +25.5 +18 +1.8 -7 -8.4 -8.2 -0.4 +6.1 +10.5   +8.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +31.6 (+57) +28.8 (+52) +25.6 (+46) +21.8 (+39) +17.3 (+31) +12.5 (+23) +9.3 (+17) +9.9 (+18) +13.6 (+24) +18.7 (+34) +24.8 (+45) +30.2 (+54) +20.3 (+37)

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