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Rasht vs Massawa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Rasht, Iran and Massawa, Eritrea is approximately 2,612 km or 1,623 mi.
  • To reach Rasht in this distance one would set out from Massawa bearing 20.6° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Rasht bearing 25.2° or NNE .
  • Rasht has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Massawa has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Rasht is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Massawa is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 12.7 °C (22.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.5 °C (17.1°F) more in Rasht. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1172.2 mm (46.1 in) more which is equivalent to 1172.2 l/m² (28.77 US gal/ft²) or 11,722,000 l/ha (1,253,160 US gal/ac) more. About 7 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.8° lower in Rasht than in Massawa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.8°C (15.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -17 (-30) -13 (-24) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -8 (-15) -8 (-15) -10 (-17) -12 (-21) -14 (-24) -16 (-29) -13 (-23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +113 (+4) +97 (+4) +101 (+4) +58 (+2) +46 (+2) +38 (+2) +32 (+1) +66 (+3) +140 (+6) +208 (+8) +147 (+6) +127 (+5) +1172 (+46)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 26' -0h 53' -0h 09' +0h 36' +1h 16' +1h 36' +1h 27' +0h 53' +0h 08' -0h 38' -1h 17' -1h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -21.6 -21.6 -21.7 -21.7 -12.4 -6.1 -11.8 -21.6 -21.7 -21.6 -21.6 -21.7   -18.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7.7 +9.7 +10.7 +9.5 +13 +20.2 +21 +21.4 +21.2 +19.4 +15.9 +10.5   +15
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -15.7 (-28) -15.1 (-27) -14.2 (-26) -10.9 (-20) -6.7 (-12) -3.3 (-6) -2.1 (-4) -2.5 (-5) -4.3 (-8) -7.3 (-13) -9.9 (-18) -13.4 (-24) -8.8 (-16)

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