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Assab vs Hetan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Assab, Eritrea and Hetan, China is approximately 4,557 km or 2,832 mi.
  • To reach Assab in this distance one would set out from Hetan bearing 243.9° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Assab bearing 227.3° or SW .
  • Assab has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Hetan has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • The annual average temperature is 18.2 °C (32.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.5 °C (38.7°F) less in Assab. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 5 mm (0.2 in) more which is equivalent to 5 l/m² (0.12 US gal/ft²) or 50,000 l/ha (5,345 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.7° higher in Assab than in Hetan.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +31 (+56) +27 (+48) +20 (+35) +14 (+25) +11 (+21) +9 (+17) +10 (+17) +10 (+18) +13 (+24) +19 (+34) +25 (+45) +30 (+55) +18 (+33)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +3 (+0) +5 (+0) +1 (+0) +1 (+0) -5 (0) -7 (0) +2 (+0) 0 (0) -1 (0) +0 (+0) +4 (+0) +4 (+0) +5 (+0)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 33' +0h 58' +0h 10' -0h 40' -1h 23' -1h 45' -1h 35' -0h 58' -0h 09' +0h 41' +1h 24' +1h 45'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +24 +24 +24 +24.1 +9.8 +3.3 +9.2 +23.7 +23.9 +23.8 +23.9 +24   +19.7

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