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Benghazi vs Asmara Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Benghazi, Libya and Asmara, Eritrea is approximately 2,655 km or 1,650 mi.
  • To reach Benghazi in this distance one would set out from Asmara bearing 318° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Benghazi bearing 310.4° or NW .
  • Benghazi has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Asmara has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Both are in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 4 °C (7.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.1 °C (21.8°F) more in Benghazi. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 260.6 mm (10.3 in) less which is equivalent to 260.6 l/m (6.4 US gal/ft) or 2,606,000 l/ha (278,599 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 233 more hours of sunlight per year in Benghazi. In whichever way circa 0h 37' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.7° lower in Benghazi than in Asmara.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.8°C (10.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-10) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) +0 (0) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +10 (+19) +11 (+19) +8 (+15) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) -3 (-5) +3 (+5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) +2 (+3) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +10 (+17) +10 (+19) +9 (+17) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) -3 (-6) +4 (+7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) +6 (+10) +9 (+15) +9 (+17) +10 (+19) +10 (+19) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) -4 (-7) +6 (+10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +65 (+3) +34 (+1) +6 (+0) -28 (-1) -36 (-1) -39 (-2) -175 (-7) -156 (-6) -12 (0) +6 (+0) +12 (+0) +62 (+2) -261 (-10)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +14 (+45) +8 (+28) +3 (+10) -4 ( -13) -6 ( -19) -6 ( -20) -20 ( -65) -18 ( -58) -4 ( -13) +2 (+6) +5 (+17) +11 (+35)   -15 ( -4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 54' -2h 07' -0h 58' +0h 12' +1h 11' +4h 12' +7h 32' +6h 05' +1h 02' -1h 03' -1h 48' -3h 58'   +0h 37'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 02' -0h 39' -0h 07' +0h 26' +0h 55' +1h 10' +1h 03' +0h 39' +0h 06' -0h 27' -0h 56' -1h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -16.7 -16.7 -16.7 -16.8 -6.9 -0.5 -6.3 -16.7 -16.8 -16.7 -16.7 -16.8   -13.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +23 +26 +22 +11 +9 +9 -11 -14 +5 +0 +2 +13   +7.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +3.9 (+7) +4.5 (+8) +4 (+7) +4.4 (+8) +7.1 (+13) +9.9 (+18) +6.8 (+12) +6.9 (+12) +10 (+18) +7.2 (+13) +5.2 (+9) -0.3 (-1) +5.8 (+10)

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