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Asmara vs Apia, Upolu Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Asmara, Eritrea and Apia, Upolu, Samoa is approximately 16,711 km or 10,384 mi.
  • To reach Asmara in this distance one would set out from Apia, Upolu bearing 276.7° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Asmara bearing 271.2° or W .
  • Asmara has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Apia, Upolu has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The mean annual temperature is 10.8 °C (19.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.4 °C (6.1°F) more in Asmara. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2334.4 mm (91.9 in) less which is equivalent to 2334.4 l/m² (57.29 US gal/ft²) or 23,344,000 l/ha (2,495,629 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • There are 427 more hours of sunlight per year in Asmara. In whichever way circa 1h 10' more per day or about 1 1/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.1° higher in Asmara than in Apia, Upolu.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 14.6°C (26.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -9 (-15) -9 (-15) -6 (-11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-24) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -8 (-15) -8 (-15) -10 (-17) -10 (-19) -10 (-19) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -13 (-24) -11 (-19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-35) -19 (-34) -16 (-28) -15 (-28) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -13 (-24) -14 (-26) -16 (-29) -16 (-30) -18 (-33) -15 (-28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -451 (-18) -384 (-15) -343 (-14) -221 (-9) -119 (-5) -92 (-4) +94 (+4) +67 (+3) -116 (-5) -155 (-6) -247 (-10) -368 (-14) -2334 (-92)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -22 ( -71) -19 ( -67) -15 ( -48) -8 ( -27) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) +11 (+35) +9 (+29) -6 ( -20) -12 ( -39) -14 ( -47) -18 ( -58)   -99 ( -27)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 07' +3h 13' +2h 09' +1h 20' +2h 15' -0h 42' -2h 56' -2h 11' +0h 26' +2h 09' +2h 06' +3h 11'   +1h 10'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 30' -0h 56' -0h 10' +0h 39' +1h 20' +1h 41' +1h 32' +0h 56' +0h 09' -0h 40' -1h 21' -1h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -28.8 -21.2 -0.7 +22.5 +29.1 +29 +28.8 +22.4 -0.4 -21.6 -28.3 -29.1   +0.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -25 -30 -32 -27 -28 -25 +1 +7 -16 -13 -9 -16   -17.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -18.3 (-33) -18.4 (-33) -17.7 (-32) -16.2 (-29) -14.9 (-27) -14.3 (-26) -9.1 (-16) -8.6 (-15) -13.5 (-24) -14 (-25) -13.9 (-25) -16.2 (-29) -14.6 (-26)

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