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Addis Ababa vs Amman Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Amman, Jordan is approximately 2,574 km or 1,600 mi.
  • To reach Addis Ababa in this distance one would set out from Amman bearing 172.9° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Addis Ababa bearing 173.9° or S .
  • Addis Ababa has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb) whereas Amman has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Addis Ababa is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Amman is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 1.2 °C (2.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.5 °C (26.1°F) less in Addis Ababa. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 818 mm (32.2 in) more which is equivalent to 818 l/m² (20.08 US gal/ft²) or 8,180,000 l/ha (874,496 US gal/ac) more. About 4 as much.
  • There are 1163 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Addis Ababa. In whichever way circa 3h 10' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.8° higher in Addis Ababa than in Amman.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.9°C (3.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +1 (+2) -3 (-5) -8 (-14) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -6 (-11) +3 (+5) +8 (+14) -1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +2 (+3) -2 (-4) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) +1 (+1) +6 (+10) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -2 (-4) +2 (+4) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -42 (-2) -22 (-1) +29 (+1) +79 (+3) +53 (+2) +112 (+4) +245 (+10) +269 (+11) +117 (+5) +32 (+1) -16 (-1) -38 (-1) +818 (+32)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -6 ( -19) -4 ( -14) +2 (+6) +9 (+30) +7 (+23) +19 (+63) +28 (+90) +28 (+90) +23 (+77) +3 (+10) -3 ( -10) -6 ( -19)   +100 (+27)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 29' -0h 02' -0h 58' -3h 56' -4h 01' -7h 18' -10h 19' -9h 27' -5h 54' -1h 42' +0h 58' +3h 09'   -3h 10'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 22' +0h 51' +0h 09' -0h 35' -1h 13' -1h 32' -1h 23' -0h 51' -0h 08' +0h 36' +1h 14' +1h 32'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +22.9 +22.8 +22.8 +17.2 +0.6 -5.9 +0 +16.7 +22.9 +22.8 +22.9 +23   +15.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -19 -16 -5 +11 +15 +28 +45 +38 +28 +13 -3 -13   +10.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.3 (+4) +2.5 (+5) +4.2 (+8) +4.6 (+8) +3.1 (+6) +2 (+4) +2.6 (+5) +0.2 (+0) -0.2 (0) -0.7 (-1) -0.1 (0) +2.2 (+4) +1.9 (+3)

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