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Aswan vs Cairo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Aswan, Egypt and Cairo, Egypt is approximately 698 km or 434 mi.
  • To reach Aswan in this distance one would set out from Cairo bearing 168.2° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Aswan bearing 168.8° or S .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Aswan is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome whereas Cairo is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The average temperature is 4.5 °C (8.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.3 °C (7.7°F) more in Aswan. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 25 mm (1 in) less which is equivalent to 25 l/m (0.61 US gal/ft) or 250,000 l/ha (26,727 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.1° higher in Aswan than in Cairo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 29.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8°C (14.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +6 (+11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +4 (+8) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +4 (+8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +4 (+7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -7 (0) -4 (0) -4 (0) -2 (0) +1 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) -1 (0) -3 (0) -5 (0) -25 (-1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -7) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) -0.5 ( -2) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -6)   -11.5 ( -3)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 24' +0h 14' +0h 02' -0h 10' -0h 21' -0h 27' -0h 24' -0h 15' -0h 02' +0h 10' +0h 21' +0h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +6.1 +6.1 +6.2 +6.1 +6.1 +6 +6 +6.2 +6.1 +6.1 +6.1 +6.1   +6.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -19 -22 -29 -28 -29 -33 -40 -40 -38 -33 -25 -19   -29.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -3.9 (-7) -5.1 (-9) -6.9 (-12) -8.1 (-15) -8.7 (-16) -11.4 (-21) -12.6 (-23) -11.3 (-20) -10.6 (-19) -8.1 (-15) -5.4 (-10) -3.6 (-6) -8 (-14)

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