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Cairo vs Socotra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cairo, Egypt and Socotra, Yemen is approximately 3,020 km or 1,877 mi.
  • To reach Cairo in this distance one would set out from Socotra bearing 313.6° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cairo bearing 305.2° or NW .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The average temperature is 5.7 °C (10.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8 °C (14.4°F) more in Cairo. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 169 mm (6.7 in) less which is equivalent to 169 l/m² (4.15 US gal/ft²) or 1,690,000 l/ha (180,672 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.8° lower in Cairo than in Socotra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6°C (10.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) 2 (+4) 3 (+5) 3 (+5) 1 (+2) 0 (0) -3 (-5) -7 (-13) -2 (-4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -10 (-17) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -7 (-12) -10 (-18) -6 (-10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -8 (-14) -12 (-22) -8 (-14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +4 (+0) +1 (+0) -6 (0) +2 (+0) -3 (0) -31 (-1) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) -3 (0) -9 (0) -48 (-2) -76 (-3) -169 (-7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 03' -0h 39' -0h 07' +0h 27' +0h 55' +1h 10' +1h 04' +0h 39' +0h 06' -0h 28' -0h 56' -1h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -17.4 -17.3 -17.4 -17.4 -2.3 +4.1 -1.8 -17.1 -17.4 -17.4 -17.4 -17.4   -12.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -4 -5 -9 -14 -14 -4 +11 +13 +10 -4 -4 -4   -2.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) -11.3 (-20) -10.3 (-19) -10.9 (-20) -9.8 (-18) -9.8 (-18) -3.7 (-7) +2.5 (+5) +2.3 (+4) +0.5 (+1) -3.6 (-6) -7.2 (-13) -10.5 (-19) -6 (-11)

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