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Halifax, Nova Scotia vs Asmara Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada and Asmara, Eritrea is approximately 9,772 km or 6,073 mi.
  • To reach Halifax, Nova Scotia in this distance one would set out from Asmara bearing 316° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Halifax, Nova Scotia bearing 250.5° or WSW .
  • Halifax, Nova Scotia has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Asmara has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Halifax, Nova Scotia is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Asmara is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 8 °C (14.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.6 °C (31.7°F) more in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 869.4 mm (34.2 in) more which is equivalent to 869.4 l/m² (21.34 US gal/ft²) or 8,694,000 l/ha (929,446 US gal/ac) more. About 2 2/3 as much.
  • There are 1113 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Halifax, Nova Scotia. In whichever way circa 3h 03' less per day or about 5/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.2° lower in Halifax, Nova Scotia than in Asmara.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.3°C (9.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Halifax, Nova Scotia relative to Asmara. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Asmara vs Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -21 (-38) -16 (-29) -11 (-20) -6 (-11) +1 (+3) +2 (+3) +-3 (-5) -8 (-14) -13 (-23) -19 (-33) -11 (-21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -12 (-22) -8 (-15) -3 (-6) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +0 (+1) -4 (-8) -9 (-15) -14 (-25) -8 (-14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -1 (-1) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) -1 (-2) -5 (-8) -9 (-16) -4 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +136 (+5) +117 (+5) +98 (+4) +80 (+3) +67 (+3) +56 (+2) -81 (-3) -61 (-2) +101 (+4) +105 (+4) +123 (+5) +129 (+5) +869 (+34)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +15 (+48) +14 (+50) +10 (+32) +7 (+23) +6 (+19) +6 (+20) -9 ( -29) -7 ( -23) +6 (+20) +9 (+29) +13 (+43) +14 (+45)   +84 (+23)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 13' -4h 55' -3h 56' -3h 08' -3h 03' -0h 06' +2h 44' +1h 23' -2h 32' -4h 23' -6h 02' -6h 30'   -3h 03'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 09' -1h 19' -0h 14' +0h 54' +1h 54' +2h 25' +2h 11' +1h 19' +0h 12' -0h 56' -1h 55' -2h 25'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -29.2 -29.1 -29.2 -29.3 -19.4 -13 -18.9 -29.4 -29.4 -29.3 -29.3 -29.3   -26.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +19 +20 +17 +13 +16 +18 -10 -14 +5 +3 +6 +12   +8.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -11.9 (-21) -11.5 (-21) -10.2 (-18) -7.7 (-14) -3.5 (-6) +1.7 (+3) -0.1 (0) -0.7 (-1) +1.5 (+3) -3.5 (-6) -6.9 (-12) -10.2 (-18) -5.3 (-10)

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