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Cape Town vs Aswan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cape Town, South Africa and Aswan, Egypt is approximately 6,615 km or 4,111 mi.
  • To reach Cape Town in this distance one would set out from Aswan bearing 193.7° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cape Town bearing 195.1° or SSW .
  • Cape Town is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome whereas Aswan is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 9.3 °C (16.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.3 °C (16.7°F) less in Cape Town. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 474 mm (18.7 in) more which is equivalent to 474 l/m² (11.63 US gal/ft²) or 4,740,000 l/ha (506,737 US gal/ac) more. About 475 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.7° lower in Cape Town than in Aswan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 51.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.5°C (15.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +0 (0) -5 (-9) -13 (-23) -19 (-34) -24 (-43) -24 (-43) -23 (-41) -20 (-36) -16 (-29) -8 (-14) +0 (0) -13 (-23)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+10) +4 (+6) -2 (-4) -10 (-18) -16 (-30) -21 (-37) -22 (-39) -20 (-36) -17 (-31) -12 (-21) -4 (-6) +3 (+5) -9 (-17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) -1 (-2) -7 (-13) -14 (-25) -18 (-32) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -15 (-27) -11 (-20) -4 (-7) +2 (+4) -8 (-14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +14 (+1) +16 (+1) +21 (+1) +41 (+2) +67 (+3) +93 (+4) +83 (+3) +77 (+3) +41 (+2) +3 (+0) +1 (+0) +17 (+1) +474 (+19)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +4 (+13) +4 (+14) +5 (+16) +8 (+27) +11 (+35) +13 (+43) +13 (+42) +12 (+39) +10 (+33) +9 (+29) +6 (+20) +5 (+16)   +100 (+27)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 17' +2h 02' +0h 22' -1h 25' -2h 55' -3h 40' -3h 20' -2h 03' -0h 19' +1h 27' +2h 57' +3h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +29.6 +10.9 -10.6 -33.8 -50.4 -56.7 -50.6 -34.1 -11.2 +11.4 +29.6 +36.9   -10.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +31 +41 +53 +61 +66 +67 +65 +61 +57 +49 +38 +29   +51.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +13.7 (+25) +15.4 (+28) +15 (+27) +12.1 (+22) +8.7 (+16) +5.9 (+11) +3.2 (+6) +2.1 (+4) +3.4 (+6) +4.8 (+9) +7.5 (+14) +10.2 (+18) +8.5 (+15)

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