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Asmara vs Xichang Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Asmara, Eritrea and Xichang, China is approximately 6,630 km or 4,120 mi.
  • To reach Asmara in this distance one would set out from Xichang bearing 272° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Asmara bearing 246.3° or WSW .
  • Asmara has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Xichang has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • Asmara is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Xichang is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 1.3 °C (2.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.8 °C (15.8°F) less in Asmara. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 455.2 mm (17.9 in) less which is equivalent to 455.2 l/m² (11.17 US gal/ft²) or 4,552,000 l/ha (486,639 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.5° higher in Asmara than in Xichang.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +5 (+8) +2 (+3) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) +3 (+5) +5 (+10) 0 (0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +3 (+5) +0 (+1) -2 (-4) -4 (-6) -4 (-6) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) +1 (+2) +4 (+6) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -7 (-13) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) 0 (0) -4 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -3 (0) -3 (0) +2 (+0) +6 (+0) -55 (-2) -144 (-6) -35 (-1) -21 (-1) -138 (-5) -63 (-2) +1 (+0) -3 (0) -455 (-18)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 45' +0h 28' +0h 05' -0h 19' -0h 40' -0h 50' -0h 46' -0h 28' -0h 04' +0h 20' +0h 40' +0h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +12.6 +12.6 +12.6 +12.7 +2.8 -3.7 +2.2 +12.5 +12.5 +12.4 +12.5 +12.6   +9.5

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