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Barcelona vs Zurich Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Barcelona, Spain and Zurich, Switzerland is approximately 851 km or 529 mi.
  • To reach Barcelona in this distance one would set out from Zurich bearing 219.7° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Barcelona bearing 215.1° or SW .
  • Barcelona has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Zurich has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The annual average temperature is 6.8 °C (12.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4 °C (7.2°F) less in Barcelona. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 443 mm (17.4 in) less which is equivalent to 443 l/m² (10.87 US gal/ft²) or 4,430,000 l/ha (473,596 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • There are 744 more hours of sunlight per year in Barcelona. In whichever way circa 2h 02' more per day or about 1 4/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.1° higher in Barcelona than in Zurich.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.9°C (8.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +10 (+19) +8 (+15) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +8 (+15) +9 (+17) +10 (+18) +8 (+14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+17) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +5 (+10) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +9 (+15) +9 (+16) +7 (+12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +8 (+15) +7 (+13) +6 (+12) +7 (+13) +9 (+15) +9 (+16) +9 (+17) +9 (+16) +9 (+17) +8 (+15) +8 (+15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -26 (-1) -34 (-1) -22 (-1) -38 (-2) -48 (-2) -87 (-3) -96 (-4) -69 (-3) -15 (-1) +25 (+1) -8 (0) -25 (-1) -443 (-17)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -9 ( -29) -8 ( -28) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -17) -6 ( -19) -9 ( -30) -10 ( -32) -8 ( -26) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10) -7 ( -23) -7 ( -23)   -80 ( -22)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 13' +3h 00' +0h 48' +1h 20' +1h 27' +1h 56' +2h 25' +0h 38' +1h 12' +2h 07' +3h 18' +3h 03'   +2h 02'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 39' +0h 23' +0h 04' -0h 16' -0h 34' -0h 44' -0h 40' -0h 23' -0h 03' +0h 16' +0h 34' +0h 44'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (┬°) +6 +6 +6.1 +6 +6.1 +6 +6.1 +6.1 +6.1 +6 +6.1 +6.1   +6.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -16 -14 -2 -3 -5 -7 -6 -5 -7 -10 -12 -15   -8.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ┬°C & (┬°F) +6 (+11) +5.6 (+10) +6.3 (+11) +4.1 (+7) +2.5 (+5) +2.5 (+5) +3.8 (+7) +5 (+9) +5.5 (+10) +5.9 (+11) +6.1 (+11) +5.9 (+11) +4.9 (+9)

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