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Barcelona vs Chicago, Illinois Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Barcelona, Spain and Chicago, Illinois, Usa is approximately 7,095 km or 4,409 mi.
  • To reach Barcelona in this distance one would set out from Chicago, Illinois bearing 56.9° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Barcelona bearing 123.8° or SE .
  • Barcelona has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Chicago, Illinois has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • The average annual temperature is 4.9 °C (8.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.3 °C (23.9°F) less in Barcelona. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 185 mm (7.3 in) less which is equivalent to 185 l/m² (4.54 US gal/ft²) or 1,850,000 l/ha (197,777 US gal/ac) less. About 7/9 as much.
  • There are 128 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Barcelona. In whichever way circa 0h 20' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.5° higher in Barcelona than in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.1°C (12.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +4 (+7) 1 (+2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +5 (+9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+21) +12 (+21) +9 (+16) +3 (+6) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) +2 (+4) +5 (+8) +9 (+15) +11 (+20) +5 (+9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -4 (0) -5 (0) -22 (-1) -26 (-1) -38 (-2) -65 (-3) -64 (-3) -14 (-1) +10 (+0) +23 (+1) +18 (+1) +2 (+0) -185 (-7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -5 ( -16) -5 ( -18) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -16) -5 ( -17) -5 ( -16) -3 ( -10) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) -5 ( -17) -4 ( -13)   -44 ( -12)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 40' +0h 48' -1h 01' +0h 14' -0h 44' -0h 58' +0h 05' -1h 29' -1h 28' -1h 17' +0h 30' +0h 32'   -0h 20'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 02' +0h 01' +0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 02' -0h 03' -0h 02' -0h 01' -0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 02' +0h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (┬°) +0.4 +0.3 +0.4 +0.4 +0.4 +0.4 +0.5 +0.6 +0.6 +0.5 +0.5 +0.5   +0.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -1 -1 +12 +14 +13 +11 +14 +17 +21 +20 +10 +1   +10.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ┬°C & (┬°F) +10.6 (+19) +10.2 (+18) +10.6 (+19) +6.5 (+12) +3 (+5) +1.5 (+3) +2.2 (+4) +3.8 (+7) +7 (+13) +8.9 (+16) +9.9 (+18) +10.4 (+19) +7.1 (+13)

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