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Abu Dhabi vs Massawa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates and Massawa, Eritrea is approximately 1,864 km or 1,158 mi.
  • To reach Abu Dhabi in this distance one would set out from Massawa bearing 55.9° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Abu Dhabi bearing 61.1° or ENE .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Abu Dhabi is in or near the subtropical desert biome whereas Massawa is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 2.3 °C (4.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.5 °C (11.7°F) more in Abu Dhabi. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 94.4 mm (3.7 in) less which is equivalent to 94.4 l/m² (2.32 US gal/ft²) or 944,000 l/ha (100,920 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6° lower in Abu Dhabi than in Massawa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.3°C (5.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-12) -5 (-10) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) +0 (+1) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +1 (+1) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) -3 (-6) -5 (-10) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -31 (-1) +20 (+1) +15 (+1) +3 (+0) -8 (0) 0 (0) -8 (0) -8 (0) -3 (0) -22 (-1) -22 (-1) -31 (-1) -94 (-4)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 30' -0h 19' -0h 03' +0h 13' +0h 27' +0h 34' +0h 31' +0h 19' +0h 03' -0h 13' -0h 27' -0h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -8.8 -8.8 -8.8 -8.9 +0.4 +6.7 +0.9 -8.8 -8.8 -8.7 -8.8 -8.9   -6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -7.3 -8.3 -11.3 -14.5 -13 +3.2 +3 +2.4 +0.2 -3.6 -3.1 -6.5   -4.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) -7.8 (-14) -6.9 (-12) -6.4 (-12) -5.4 (-10) -3.3 (-6) +0.1 (+0) +1 (+2) +1.1 (+2) +0.1 (+0) -1.9 (-3) -3.6 (-6) -6.5 (-12) -3.3 (-6)

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