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Barcelona vs Cape Town Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Barcelona, Spain and Cape Town, South Africa is approximately 8,538 km or 5,306 mi.
  • To reach Barcelona in this distance one would set out from Cape Town bearing 347.3° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Barcelona bearing 346° or NNW .
  • The mean annual temperature is 1.2 °C (2.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.2 °C (9.4°F) more in Barcelona. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 183 mm (7.2 in) more which is equivalent to 183 l/m² (4.49 US gal/ft²) or 1,830,000 l/ha (195,639 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/5 as much.
  • There are 556 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Barcelona. In whichever way circa 1h 32' less per day or about 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.6° lower in Barcelona than in Cape Town.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.7°C (4.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -9 (-16) -4 (-7) +2 (+4) +7 (+13) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +6 (+11) +0 (0) -7 (-13) -12 (-22) -2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -8 (-15) -4 (-7) +1 (+2) +7 (+12) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +1 (+2) -6 (-10) -10 (-18) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -5 (-9) -1 (-2) +4 (+7) +10 (+18) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +10 (+18) +4 (+7) -2 (-4) -7 (-13) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +30 (+1) +20 (+1) +27 (+1) +10 (+0) -11 (0) -55 (-2) -61 (-2) -11 (0) +38 (+2) +91 (+4) +73 (+3) +33 (+1) +183 (+7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) +1 (+4) +3 (+10) 0 ( 0) -4 ( -13) -7 ( -23) -9 ( -29) -6 ( -19) -2 ( -7) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3)   -23 ( -6)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 11' -4h 36' -3h 29' +0h 12' +2h 13' +3h 16' +4h 23' +1h 17' -0h 28' -3h 17' -4h 54' -6h 50'   -1h 32'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 36' -2h 51' -0h 31' +1h 58' +4h 04' +5h 08' +4h 40' +2h 51' +0h 27' -2h 02' -4h 07' -5h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (┬°) -46.9 -28.2 -6.7 +16.5 +33.1 +39.5 +33.5 +16.8 -6.1 -28.7 -46.9 -54.2   -6.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2 -7 -4 -11 -15 -16 -16 -10 -5 -2 -2 -1   -7.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ┬°C & (┬°F) -12.1 (-22) -12.5 (-23) -9 (-16) -6.1 (-11) -2.1 (-4) +3.2 (+6) +7.3 (+13) +7.7 (+14) +5.8 (+10) +0.6 (+1) -5.7 (-10) -9.6 (-17) -2.7 (-5)

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