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Massawa vs Tripoli Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Massawa, Eritrea and Tripoli, Libya is approximately 3,257 km or 2,024 mi.
  • To reach Massawa in this distance one would set out from Tripoli bearing 119.3° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Massawa bearing 130.3° or SE .
  • Massawa has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Tripoli has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Massawa is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Tripoli is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 8.6 °C (15.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.5 °C (9.9°F) less in Massawa. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 67.7 mm (2.7 in) less which is equivalent to 67.7 l/m² (1.66 US gal/ft²) or 677,000 l/ha (72,376 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.2° higher in Massawa than in Tripoli.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.4°C (18.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +10 (+19) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +5 (+10) +6 (+10) +7 (+12) +9 (+16) +12 (+21) +8 (+15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +10 (+19) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +6 (+12) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +12 (+21) +9 (+16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +9 (+15) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +12 (+21) +9 (+16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -11 (0) -5 (0) -2 (0) -12 (0) +6 (+0) -1 (0) +8 (+0) +7 (+0) -3 (0) -5 (0) -15 (-1) -35 (-1) -68 (-3)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3 ( -10) -1 ( -4) -2 ( -6) -2 ( -7) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) -2 ( -7) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13)   -18 ( -5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 04' +0h 39' +0h 07' -0h 27' -0h 57' -1h 12' -1h 05' -0h 39' -0h 06' +0h 28' +0h 57' +1h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +17 +17 +17 +17 +7.8 +1.4 +7.2 +17 +17.1 +17 +17 +17.1   +14.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +10.3 +13.3 +17.3 +16.5 +14 +12.8 +1 +1.6 +4.8 +3.6 +4.1 +5.5   +8.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +14 (+25) +13.7 (+25) +14 (+25) +12.5 (+23) +10.8 (+19) +10.2 (+18) +6.5 (+12) +6.4 (+12) +6.6 (+12) +7.5 (+14) +9.6 (+17) +12.4 (+22) +10.4 (+19)

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