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Massawa vs Luanda Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Massawa, Eritrea and Luanda, Angola is approximately 3,967 km or 2,465 mi.
  • To reach Massawa in this distance one would set out from Luanda bearing 46.8° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Massawa bearing 48.5° or NE .
  • Massawa has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Luanda has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Massawa is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Luanda is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 3.8 °C (6.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.5 °C (6.3°F) more in Massawa. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 183.7 mm (7.2 in) less which is equivalent to 183.7 l/m² (4.51 US gal/ft²) or 1,837,000 l/ha (196,387 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.7° lower in Massawa than in Luanda.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.6°C (1.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) 1 (+1) +3 (+5) +8 (+14) +13 (+24) +17 (+30) +16 (+29) +13 (+23) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) 1 (+1) +7 (+12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) +0 (+1) +4 (+7) +10 (+17) +13 (+24) +13 (+23) +9 (+16) +5 (+8) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) +4 (+7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) +1 (+1) +6 (+10) +10 (+17) +10 (+17) +6 (+10) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +9 (+0) -13 (-1) -87 (-3) -120 (-5) -11 (0) +0 (+0) +8 (+0) +7 (+0) +1 (+0) +16 (+1) -10 (0) +17 (+1) -184 (-7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +3 (+10) +1 (+4) -4 ( -13) -8 ( -27) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +0.5 (+2) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3)   -7.5 ( -2)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 16' -0h 47' -0h 08' +0h 33' +1h 07' +1h 25' +1h 17' +0h 47' +0h 07' -0h 34' -1h 08' -1h 25'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -24.3 -22.6 -6.1 +17.1 +24.4 +24.5 +24.2 +17.3 -5.4 -22.4 -24.1 -24.4   -1.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -1.7 -0.7 -3.7 -8.5 -15 -26.2 -27 -24.4 -19.2 -13.4 -10.9 -4.5   -12.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2.9 (-5) -3.3 (-6) -2.3 (-4) -1.5 (-3) +0.4 (+1) +2.5 (+5) +5.9 (+11) +6.4 (+12) +4.2 (+8) +1.3 (+2) -1.4 (-3) -2.3 (-4) +0.6 (+1)

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