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Mogadishu vs Asmara Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mogadishu, Somalia and Asmara, Eritrea is approximately 1,634 km or 1,015 mi.
  • To reach Mogadishu in this distance one would set out from Asmara bearing 153.8° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Mogadishu bearing 154.8° or SSE .
  • Mogadishu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Asmara has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Mogadishu is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Asmara is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 11.4 °C (20.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.4 °C (2.5°F) less in Mogadishu. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 119.6 mm (4.7 in) less which is equivalent to 119.6 l/m² (2.94 US gal/ft²) or 1,196,000 l/ha (127,860 US gal/ac) less. About 7/9 as much.
  • There are 81 more hours of sunlight per year in Mogadishu. In whichever way circa 0h 13' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.1° higher in Mogadishu than in Asmara.
  • Relative humidity levels are 19.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.6°C (28.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +8 (+15) +10 (+17) +10 (+17) +7 (+13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +12 (+21) +12 (+21) +12 (+22) +10 (+19) +9 (+17) +10 (+17) +10 (+18) +10 (+19) +12 (+22) +14 (+24) +14 (+25) +11 (+21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+34) +18 (+32) +18 (+32) +17 (+31) +15 (+27) +14 (+24) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +14 (+26) +16 (+29) +17 (+31) +18 (+33) +16 (+29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -3 (0) -2 (0) -6 (0) +25 (+1) +15 (+1) +44 (+2) -117 (-5) -116 (-5) +7 (+0) +12 (+0) +16 (+1) +6 (+0) -120 (-5)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) -3 ( -10) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) +7 (+23) -7 ( -23) -8 ( -26) 0 ( 0) +2 (+6) +2 (+7) +1 (+3)   -8 ( -2)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 30' -0h 10' +0h 30' +0h 08' -0h 44' +0h 26' +2h 21' +2h 23' +0h 20' -0h 48' -0h 20' -0h 58'   +0h 13'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 41' +0h 26' +0h 04' -0h 18' -0h 37' -0h 46' -0h 42' -0h 26' -0h 04' +0h 18' +0h 37' +0h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +13.2 +13 +12.6 -6.5 -13.2 -13.2 -13.1 -6.8 +12.5 +13 +13.2 +13.2   +3.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +24 +27 +29 +26 +29 +31 +4 +0 +21 +15 +12 +17   +19.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) +17.7 (+32) +17.7 (+32) +18.5 (+33) +17.9 (+32) +17.1 (+31) +16.5 (+30) +10.2 (+18) +9.6 (+17) +14.6 (+26) +14.9 (+27) +15.5 (+28) +16.9 (+30) +15.6 (+28)

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