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Socotra vs Abu Dhabi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Socotra, Yemen and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates is approximately 1,315 km or 817 mi.
  • To reach Socotra in this distance one would set out from Abu Dhabi bearing 183.7° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Socotra bearing 183.4° or S .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The annual average temperature is 0.4 °C (0.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.5 °C (18.9°F) less in Socotra. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 106.1 mm (4.2 in) more which is equivalent to 106.1 l/m² (2.6 US gal/ft²) or 1,061,000 l/ha (113,428 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.2° higher in Socotra than in Abu Dhabi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.4°C (0.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +6 (+10) +4 (+7) +1 (+3) +0 (+0) -2 (-4) -6 (-10) -5 (-10) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) +2 (+3) +5 (+9) +0 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -1 (0) -39 (-2) -15 (-1) -7 (0) +3 (+0) +31 (+1) +0 (+0) 0 (0) +3 (+0) +10 (+0) +49 (+2) +72 (+3) +106 (+4)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 40' +0h 25' +0h 04' -0h 17' -0h 36' -0h 45' -0h 41' -0h 25' -0h 04' +0h 18' +0h 36' +0h 45'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +11.8 +11.7 +11.7 +11.8 -3.3 -9.7 -3.8 +11.4 +11.7 +11.7 +11.8 +11.8   +7.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -6 -8 +0 +5 +8 -4 -9 -10 -11 +1 -1 -3   -3.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +4.9 (+9) +3.3 (+6) +3.8 (+7) +2.7 (+5) +2.5 (+5) -3.1 (-6) -8.2 (-15) -8 (-14) -6.6 (-12) -2 (-4) +1.1 (+2) +4.2 (+8) -0.4 (-1)

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