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Addis Ababa vs Athens Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Athens, Greece is approximately 3,564 km or 2,214 mi.
  • To reach Addis Ababa in this distance one would set out from Athens bearing 151° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Addis Ababa bearing 157.2° or SSE .
  • Addis Ababa has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb) whereas Athens has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Addis Ababa is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Athens is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 1.7 °C (3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.7 °C (26.5°F) less in Addis Ababa. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 712.8 mm (28.1 in) more which is equivalent to 712.8 l/m² (17.49 US gal/ft²) or 7,128,000 l/ha (762,031 US gal/ac) more. About 2 8/9 as much.
  • There are 317 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Addis Ababa. In whichever way circa 0h 51' less per day or about 8/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.8° higher in Addis Ababa than in Athens.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2°C (3.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Addis Ababa relative to Athens. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Athens 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) +10 (+19) +9 (+16) +4 (+7) 0 (-1) -7 (-12) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -8 (-14) -1 (-2) +4 (+8) +8 (+15) 0 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +2 (+4) -2 (-4) -8 (-15) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -8 (-14) -3 (-6) +1 (+1) +4 (+7) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) -1 (-1) -4 (-8) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -9 (-17) -7 (-12) -4 (-8) -1 (-2) -5 (-9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -25 (-1) -16 (-1) +37 (+1) +68 (+3) +39 (+2) +102 (+4) +241 (+9) +264 (+10) +105 (+4) -8 (0) -42 (-2) -54 (-2) +713 (+28)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -12 ( -39) -6 ( -21) -1 ( -3) +4 (+13) +1 (+3) +15 (+50) +26 (+84) +25 (+81) +19 (+63) -3 ( -10) -10 ( -33) -13 ( -42)   +45 (+12)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 11' +1h 58' +1h 30' -1h 32' -1h 19' -4h 56' -9h 05' -8h 27' -4h 02' +1h 21' +4h 12' +5h 52'   -0h 51'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 51' +1h 08' +0h 12' -0h 47' -1h 38' -2h 04' -1h 52' -1h 08' -0h 10' +0h 49' +1h 39' +2h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +28.9 +28.8 +28.8 +23.2 +6.6 +0.1 +6 +22.7 +28.9 +28.8 +28.9 +29   +21.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -22 -22 -14 -3 -6 +12 +34 +31 +18 -9 -20 -19   -1.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.2 (+0) +0.5 (+1) +2.1 (+4) +1.1 (+2) -3.7 (-7) -4.4 (-8) -3.1 (-6) -3.4 (-6) -3.1 (-6) -5.2 (-9) -4.1 (-7) -0.6 (-1) -2 (-4)

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