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Ras Al Kahimah vs Socotra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ras Al Kahimah, United Arab Emirates and Socotra, Yemen is approximately 1,460 km or 907 mi.
  • To reach Ras Al Kahimah in this distance one would set out from Socotra bearing 8.2° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Ras Al Kahimah bearing 8.8° or N .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The annual average temperature is 0.1 °C (0.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.2 °C (20.2°F) more in Ras Al Kahimah. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 62.2 mm (2.4 in) less which is equivalent to 62.2 l/m² (1.53 US gal/ft²) or 622,000 l/ha (66,496 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.4° lower in Ras Al Kahimah than in Socotra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.1°C (0.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) +4 (+6) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) -2 (-4) -5 (-8) +0 (+0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +10 (+0) +33 (+1) +25 (+1) +13 (+0) 0 (0) -31 (-1) +1 (+0) +0 (+0) -2 (0) -4 (0) -43 (-2) -64 (-3) -62 (-2)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 45' -0h 28' -0h 05' +0h 19' +0h 40' +0h 50' +0h 45' +0h 28' +0h 04' -0h 20' -0h 40' -0h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -13 -12.9 -12.9 -12.9 +2.1 +8.6 +2.6 -12.5 -12.9 -12.9 -12.9 -12.9   -8.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 +7 +0 -8 -14 -3 +3 +5 +7 -5 -3 +4   -0.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4.5 (-8) -3.1 (-6) -3.5 (-6) -2.9 (-5) -3.7 (-7) +2.3 (+4) +7.4 (+13) +7.1 (+13) +5.5 (+10) +0.9 (+2) -2.6 (-5) -3.6 (-6) -0.1 (0)

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