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Abu Dhabi vs Socotra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates and Socotra, Yemen is approximately 1,315 km or 817 mi.
  • To reach Abu Dhabi in this distance one would set out from Socotra bearing 3.4° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Abu Dhabi bearing 3.7° or N .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The average temperature is 0.4 °C (0.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.5 °C (18.9°F) more in Abu Dhabi. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 106.1 mm (4.2 in) less which is equivalent to 106.1 l/m² (2.6 US gal/ft²) or 1,061,000 l/ha (113,428 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.2° lower in Abu Dhabi than in Socotra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.4°C (0.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) -1 (-3) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +6 (+10) +5 (+10) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) -2 (-3) -5 (-9) 0 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +1 (+0) +39 (+2) +15 (+1) +7 (+0) -3 (0) -31 (-1) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) -3 (0) -10 (0) -49 (-2) -72 (-3) -106 (-4)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 40' -0h 25' -0h 04' +0h 17' +0h 36' +0h 45' +0h 41' +0h 25' +0h 04' -0h 18' -0h 36' -0h 45'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -11.8 -11.7 -11.7 -11.8 +3.3 +9.7 +3.8 -11.4 -11.7 -11.7 -11.8 -11.8   -7.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 +8 +0 -5 -8 +4 +9 +10 +11 -1 +1 +3   +3.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) -4.9 (-9) -3.3 (-6) -3.8 (-7) -2.7 (-5) -2.5 (-5) +3.1 (+6) +8.2 (+15) +8 (+14) +6.6 (+12) +2 (+4) -1.1 (-2) -4.2 (-8) +0.4 (+1)

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