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Mt Cook vs Assab Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mt Cook, New Zealand and Assab, Eritrea is approximately 13,979 km or 8,686 mi.
  • To reach Mt Cook in this distance one would set out from Assab bearing 135° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Mt Cook bearing 72.4° or ENE .
  • Mt Cook has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Assab has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The mean temperature is 21.8 °C (39.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.8 °C (6.8°F) more in Mt Cook. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 4154.8 mm (163.6 in) more which is equivalent to 4154.8 l/m² (101.97 US gal/ft²) or 41,548,000 l/ha (4,441,757 US gal/ac) more. About 107 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27° lower in Mt Cook than in Assab.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -16 (-29) -21 (-38) -26 (-47) -30 (-54) -33 (-59) -31 (-56) -26 (-48) -22 (-40) -18 (-32) -14 (-25) -22 (-39)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +414 (+16) +250 (+10) +435 (+17) +333 (+13) +350 (+14) +268 (+11) +253 (+10) +285 (+11) +342 (+13) +414 (+16) +381 (+15) +430 (+17) +4155 (+164)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 32' +2h 11' +0h 24' -1h 30' -3h 07' -3h 57' -3h 35' -2h 11' -0h 20' +1h 33' +3h 10' +3h 57'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +9.2 -9.4 -31 -54.3 -56.6 -56.7 -56.7 -54.6 -32 -9.2 +9.2 +16.2   -27

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