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Eilat vs Socotra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Eilat, Israel and Socotra, Yemen is approximately 2,711 km or 1,685 mi.
  • To reach Eilat in this distance one would set out from Socotra bearing 316.9° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Eilat bearing 309.9° or NW .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The mean annual temperature is 2.6 °C (4.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.3 °C (20.3°F) more in Eilat. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 163.6 mm (6.4 in) less which is equivalent to 163.6 l/m² (4.02 US gal/ft²) or 1,636,000 l/ha (174,899 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.3° lower in Eilat than in Socotra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 27% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.5°C (22.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) 1 (+3) +5 (+10) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) -2 (-3) -6 (-11) 0 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-17) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) -4 (-8) -9 (-16) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -10 (-19) -8 (-15) -5 (-10) -6 (-11) -4 (-6) +0 (+0) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -7 (-12) -11 (-21) -6 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) +2 (+0) -6 (0) +3 (+0) -2 (0) -31 (-1) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) -3 (0) -7 (0) -47 (-2) -75 (-3) -164 (-6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 00' -0h 37' -0h 06' +0h 26' +0h 53' +1h 07' +1h 01' +0h 37' +0h 05' -0h 26' -0h 54' -1h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -16.9 -16.8 -16.8 -16.9 -1.8 +4.7 -1.2 -16.5 -16.8 -16.8 -16.9 -16.9   -12.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -24 -19 -24 -31 -32 -33 -34 -24 -23 -30 -27 -23   -27
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -15.7 (-28) -12.9 (-23) -13.1 (-24) -13.6 (-24) -13.9 (-25) -14 (-25) -15.6 (-28) -7.7 (-14) -7.8 (-14) -9.2 (-17) -12.2 (-22) -14.7 (-26) -12.5 (-23)

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