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Addis Ababa vs Assab Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Assab, Eritrea is approximately 624 km or 388 mi.
  • To reach Addis Ababa in this distance one would set out from Assab bearing 223.7° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Addis Ababa bearing 222.9° or SW .
  • Addis Ababa has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb) whereas Assab has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The mean temperature is 14.6 °C (26.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.7 °C (10.3°F) less in Addis Ababa. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1049.9 mm (41.3 in) more which is equivalent to 1049.9 l/m (25.77 US gal/ft) or 10,499,000 l/ha (1,122,413 US gal/ac) more. About 27 6/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.2° higher in Addis Ababa than in Assab.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -11 (-19) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -17 (-30) -20 (-36) -20 (-35) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -12 (-21) -15 (-26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +16 (+1) +25 (+1) +78 (+3) +92 (+4) +54 (+2) +112 (+4) +238 (+9) +266 (+10) +116 (+5) +39 (+2) +5 (+0) +8 (+0) +1050 (+41)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 12' +0h 08' +0h 01' -0h 05' -0h 11' -0h 14' -0h 13' -0h 08' -0h 01' +0h 05' +0h 11' +0h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +4.1 +4 +4 -1.7 -4 -4.1 -4.1 -1.9 +4 +4 +4.1 +4.1   +1.2

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