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Socotra vs Kingston Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Socotra, Yemen and Kingston, Jamaica is approximately 13,624 km or 8,466 mi.
  • To reach Socotra in this distance one would set out from Kingston bearing 61.4° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Socotra bearing 121.1° or ESE .
  • Socotra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Kingston has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean temperature is 0 °C (0.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.5 °C (6.3°F) more in Socotra. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 616 mm (24.3 in) less which is equivalent to 616 l/m² (15.12 US gal/ft²) or 6,160,000 l/ha (658,545 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.4° higher in Socotra than in Kingston.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.1°C (7.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 1 (+2) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) +0 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) +0 (+0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) 0 (0) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) 0 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -17 (-1) -15 (-1) +0 (+0) -37 (-1) -135 (-5) -83 (-3) -51 (-2) -92 (-4) -83 (-3) -158 (-6) -1 (0) +56 (+2) -616 (-24)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 17' +0h 10' +0h 02' -0h 07' -0h 15' -0h 19' -0h 17' -0h 10' -0h 01' +0h 07' +0h 15' +0h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +5.2 +5.1 +5.1 +5.1 -5.1 -5.3 -5.1 +5 +5.4 +5.4 +5.4 +5.3   +2.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -12 -18 -15 -16 -16 -22 -27 -22 -22 -14 -7 -10   -16.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -3.7 (-7) -5.2 (-9) -3.5 (-6) -2.8 (-5) -1 (-2) -3.8 (-7) -6.8 (-12) -5.1 (-9) -5.4 (-10) -5.1 (-9) -3.6 (-6) -3.7 (-7) -4.1 (-7)

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