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Zurich vs Acapulco Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Zurich, Switzerland and Acapulco, Mexico is approximately 9,955 km or 6,186 mi.
  • To reach Zurich in this distance one would set out from Acapulco bearing 40° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Zurich bearing 114.6° or ESE .
  • Zurich has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Acapulco has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Zurich is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Acapulco is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 19 °C (34.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.1 °C (29°F) more in Zurich. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 286 mm (11.3 in) less which is equivalent to 286 l/m (7.02 US gal/ft) or 2,860,000 l/ha (305,753 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • There are 1145 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Zurich. In whichever way circa 3h 08' less per day or about 3/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 28.3° lower in Zurich than in Acapulco.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 18.2°C (32.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-52) -28 (-50) -23 (-42) -19 (-35) -16 (-28) -13 (-23) -10 (-19) -11 (-20) -14 (-25) -20 (-36) -25 (-45) -28 (-51) -20 (-35)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-49) -26 (-46) -22 (-40) -19 (-34) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -14 (-25) -19 (-34) -24 (-42) -26 (-47) -19 (-34)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -23 (-41) -21 (-37) -18 (-33) -16 (-28) -14 (-24) -12 (-21) -12 (-22) -14 (-26) -18 (-33) -22 (-39) -23 (-42) -18 (-32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +60 (+2) +69 (+3) +68 (+3) +84 (+3) +77 (+3) -146 (-6) -91 (-4) -177 (-7) -247 (-10) -76 (-3) +32 (+1) +61 (+2) -286 (-11)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +13 (+42) +12.5 (+44) +11.5 (+37) +12.5 (+42) +12 (+39) +3 (+10) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) -5 ( -17) +2 (+6) +11 (+37) +12 (+39)   +83.5 (+23)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -7h 15' -6h 35' -4h 07' -1h 56' -0h 34' +0h 44' +0h 44' -0h 05' +0h 02' -3h 56' -7h 14' -7h 32'   -3h 08'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 23' -1h 27' -0h 15' +1h 00' +2h 06' +2h 41' +2h 25' +1h 27' +0h 13' -1h 02' -2h 08' -2h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -30.6 -30.6 -30.7 -30.7 -23.6 -17.2 -23.1 -30.4 -30.5 -30.3 -30.5 -30.6   -28.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +8 +4 +1 -4 -2 -3 -4 -1 +0 +4 +6 +7   +1.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -24.6 (-44) -23.9 (-43) -21.3 (-38) -19.2 (-35) -15.8 (-28) -13.1 (-24) -11.4 (-21) -11.5 (-21) -13.7 (-25) -17.7 (-32) -21.8 (-39) -24 (-43) -18.2 (-33)

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