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Ouagadougou vs Asmara Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso and Asmara, Eritrea is approximately 4,372 km or 2,717 mi.
  • To reach Ouagadougou in this distance one would set out from Asmara bearing 270.9° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Ouagadougou bearing 260.9° or W .
  • Ouagadougou has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Asmara has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Ouagadougou is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Asmara is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The mean temperature is 13.1 °C (23.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.6 °C (6.5°F) more in Ouagadougou. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 378.4 mm (14.9 in) more which is equivalent to 378.4 l/m² (9.29 US gal/ft²) or 3,784,000 l/ha (404,535 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/4 as much.
  • There are 29 more hours of sunlight per year in Ouagadougou. In whichever way circa 0h 04' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.2° higher in Ouagadougou than in Asmara.
  • Relative humidity levels are 19.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.6°C (8.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +13 (+24) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +11 (+21) +10 (+17) +9 (+16) +13 (+24) +15 (+26) +14 (+24) +12 (+22)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +14 (+24) +15 (+27) +16 (+28) +14 (+26) +12 (+22) +12 (+21) +10 (+19) +12 (+21) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +13 (+24)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+21) +15 (+27) +16 (+28) +17 (+31) +16 (+28) +14 (+24) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +14 (+26) +15 (+27) +15 (+28) +12 (+22) +14 (+25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -4 (0) +0 (+0) -2 (0) -17 (-1) +42 (+2) +84 (+3) +28 (+1) +124 (+5) +128 (+5) +18 (+1) -19 (-1) -3 (0) +378 (+15)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) +1 (+4) -2 ( -6) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -6) +3 (+10) -9 ( -29) -4 ( -13) +5 (+17) +2 (+6) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0)   -10 ( -3)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 13' -0h 08' +0h 29' -0h 12' -1h 01' +1h 12' +2h 23' -0h 03' -1h 24' -0h 09' +0h 22' -0h 17'   +0h 04'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 09' +0h 05' +0h 01' -0h 04' -0h 08' -0h 10' -0h 09' -0h 05' -0h 00' +0h 04' +0h 08' +0h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +3 +2.9 +2.9 +2.9 -2.9 -2.9 -2.8 +2.5 +2.9 +2.9 +2.9 +2.9   +1.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -35 -29 -26 -21 -8 +1 -14 -13 +1 -19 -36 -38   -19.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -5.2 (-9) -1.3 (-2) +1.1 (+2) +5.4 (+10) +10.2 (+18) +11.6 (+21) +7.9 (+14) +7.2 (+13) +11.3 (+20) +7.6 (+14) +1.9 (+3) -2.6 (-5) +4.6 (+8)

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