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Massawa vs Nord Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Massawa, Eritrea and Nord, Greenland is approximately 7,765 km or 4,825 mi.
  • To reach Massawa in this distance one would set out from Nord bearing 121.6° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Massawa bearing 172.6° or S .
  • Massawa has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Nord has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Massawa is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Nord is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The mean temperature is 45.9 °C (82.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 24 °C (43.2°F) less in Massawa. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 16.7 mm (0.7 in) less which is equivalent to 16.7 l/m² (0.41 US gal/ft²) or 167,000 l/ha (17,853 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 63° higher in Massawa than in Nord.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 41.5°C (74.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +56 (+101) +57 (+103) +60 (+108) +54 (+97) +44 (+79) +39 (+71) +35 (+63) +36 (+65) +46 (+82) +53 (+95) +55 (+99) +56 (+100) +49 (+89)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +55 (+100) +55 (+100) +57 (+102) +51 (+92) +40 (+72) +34 (+61) +31 (+56) +32 (+57) +41 (+74) +49 (+87) +52 (+94) +53 (+96) +46 (+83)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +53 (+96) +54 (+97) +54 (+97) +49 (+88) +37 (+66) +30 (+53) +27 (+48) +28 (+50) +37 (+66) +45 (+82) +49 (+88) +51 (+91) +43 (+77)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +23 (+1) +9 (+0) -4 (0) -17 (-1) -3 (0) -10 (0) -9 (0) -14 (-1) -21 (-1) +3 (+0) +4 (+0) +23 (+1) -17 (-1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3 ( -10) -5 ( -18) -7 ( -23) -6 ( -20) -5 ( -16) -6 ( -20) -5 ( -16) -7 ( -23) -11 ( -37) -10 ( -32) -10 ( -33) -7 ( -23)   -82 ( -22)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +11h 10' +11h 29' +2h 38' -9h 24' -11h 16' -11h 05' -11h 10' -11h 26' -2h 10' +9h 33' +11h 15' +11h 05'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +65.8 +65.6 +65.8 +65.9 +56.6 +50.3 +56.1 +65.9 +65.9 +65.7 +65.8 +66   +63
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +3.3 +3.3 +0.3 -4.5 -13 -28.2 -27 -26.4 -23.2 -14.4 -7.9 -0.5   -11.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +53.9 (+97) +53.7 (+97) +54.8 (+99) +47.9 (+86) +35.5 (+64) +25.8 (+46) +23.4 (+42) +24.5 (+44) +34.6 (+62) +43.8 (+79) +48.5 (+87) +51.1 (+92) +41.5 (+75)

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