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Basel vs Addis Ababa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Basel, Switzerland and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is approximately 5,197 km or 3,229 mi.
  • To reach Basel in this distance one would set out from Addis Ababa bearing 331.3° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Basel bearing 315.3° or NW .
  • Basel has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Addis Ababa has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Basel is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Addis Ababa is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 6.4 °C (11.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16 °C (28.8°F) more in Basel. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 305 mm (12 in) less which is equivalent to 305 l/m (7.49 US gal/ft) or 3,050,000 l/ha (326,065 US gal/ac) less. About 5/7 as much.
  • There are 759 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Basel. In whichever way circa 2h 05' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 31.3° lower in Basel than in Addis Ababa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.3°C (4.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -13 (-23) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) +1 (+2) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) 1 (+2) -7 (-13) -14 (-25) -19 (-34) -8 (-14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -12 (-21) -9 (-15) -4 (-7) +1 (+1) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) -1 (-1) -6 (-11) -10 (-18) -14 (-25) -6 (-12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -3 (-5) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -4 (-7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +33 (+1) +8 (+0) -32 (-1) -41 (-2) +20 (+1) -19 (-1) -159 (-6) -175 (-7) -38 (-1) +20 (+1) +47 (+2) +31 (+1) -305 (-12)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +9 (+29) +6 (+21) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) +4 (+13) -6 ( -20) -16 ( -52) -16 ( -52) -11 ( -37) +6 (+19) +10 (+33) +10 (+32)   -4 ( -1)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 05' -4h 14' -2h 44' -0h 40' -1h 19' +1h 22' +4h 38' +3h 38' -0h 04' -4h 34' -7h 00' -8h 00'   -2h 05'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 49' -1h 44' -0h 18' +1h 11' +2h 29' +3h 10' +2h 52' +1h 44' +0h 16' -1h 14' -2h 31' -3h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -38.4 -38.3 -38.4 -32.7 -16.1 -9.6 -15.5 -32.3 -38.4 -38.3 -38.4 -38.5   -31.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +33 +31 +20 +11 +20 +9 -10 -5 +7 +27 +32 +31   +17.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -6.9 (-12) -7.1 (-13) -6.4 (-12) -5.6 (-10) +1 (+2) +2.4 (+4) +1.8 (+3) +1.9 (+3) +0.9 (+2) -0.2 (0) -2.8 (-5) -6.9 (-12) -2.3 (-4)

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