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Bitam vs Massawa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Bitam, Gabon and Massawa, Eritrea is approximately 3,414 km or 2,121 mi.
  • To reach Bitam in this distance one would set out from Massawa bearing 246.6° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Bitam bearing 242.2° or WSW .
  • Bitam has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Massawa has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Bitam is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Massawa is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 4.6 °C (8.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8 °C (14.4°F) less in Bitam. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1422.9 mm (56 in) more which is equivalent to 1422.9 l/m² (34.92 US gal/ft²) or 14,229,000 l/ha (1,521,175 US gal/ac) more. About 8 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.2° higher in Bitam than in Massawa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.8°C (1.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) -1 (-3) -4 (-6) -7 (-13) -12 (-21) -14 (-25) -13 (-24) -10 (-19) -7 (-12) -4 (-8) -2 (-3) -6 (-11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) +1 (+2) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -11 (-19) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -5 (-8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -6 (-10) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -6 (-10) -4 (-6) -1 (-2) +0 (+0) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +8 (+0) +50 (+2) +165 (+7) +115 (+5) +200 (+8) +131 (+5) +40 (+2) +56 (+2) +226 (+9) +260 (+10) +151 (+6) +20 (+1) +1423 (+56)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 42' +0h 26' +0h 04' -0h 18' -0h 37' -0h 47' -0h 43' -0h 26' -0h 04' +0h 19' +0h 38' +0h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +13.5 +13.3 +12.9 -6.1 -13.4 -13.5 -13.3 -6.4 +12.8 +13.2 +13.4 +13.5   +3.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +3.7 +2.7 +5.7 +10.5 +17 +29.2 +32 +28.4 +21.2 +16.4 +13.9 +8.5   +15.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.6 (+1) +1.5 (+3) +0.5 (+1) -0.3 (-1) -1.1 (-2) -1.2 (-2) -2.6 (-5) -3.5 (-6) -2.8 (-5) -1.4 (-3) +0.3 (+1) +0.9 (+2) -0.8 (-1)

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