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Zurich vs Amarillo, Texas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Zurich, Switzerland and Amarillo, Texas, Usa is approximately 8,510 km or 5,288 mi.
  • To reach Zurich in this distance one would set out from Amarillo, Texas bearing 40.8° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Zurich bearing 128° or SE .
  • Zurich has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Amarillo, Texas has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Zurich is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Amarillo, Texas is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 5.4 °C (9.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6 °C (10.8°F) less in Zurich. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 604.3 mm (23.8 in) more which is equivalent to 604.3 l/m² (14.83 US gal/ft²) or 6,043,000 l/ha (646,037 US gal/ac) more. About 2 2/9 as much.
  • There are 1683 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Zurich. In whichever way circa 4h 36' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.2° lower in Zurich than in Amarillo, Texas.
  • Relative humidity levels are 35.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.2°C (5.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -9 (-15) -10 (-17) -9 (-17) -11 (-20) -11 (-19) -10 (-19) -10 (-17) -10 (-18) -9 (-15) -7 (-13) -9 (-17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -4 (-8) -6 (-10) -6 (-12) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -5 (-10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +2 (+3) +0 (+1) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) +1 (+3) +3 (+6) -1 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +56 (+2) +55 (+2) +46 (+2) +64 (+3) +42 (+2) +31 (+1) +52 (+2) +53 (+2) +44 (+2) +34 (+1) +65 (+3) +64 (+3) +604 (+24)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10 (+32) +8 (+28) +8 (+26) +7 (+23) +5 (+16) +8 (+27) +6 (+19) +6 (+19) +7 (+23) +7 (+23) +9 (+30) +10 (+32)   +91 (+25)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 42' -4h 55' -3h 44' -3h 56' -3h 21' -4h 12' -3h 23' -3h 42' -4h 24' -5h 13' -6h 36' -6h 09'   -4h 36'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 11' -0h 42' -0h 07' +0h 29' +1h 02' +1h 20' +1h 12' +0h 42' +0h 06' -0h 30' -1h 03' -1h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -12.1 -12.2 -12.3 -12.2 -12.2 -12.1 -12.1 -12 -12.1 -12 -12.1 -12.2   -12.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +35 +32 +35 +33 +28 +33 +33 +36 +38 +40 +42 +37   +35.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +4.2 (+8) +3.2 (+6) +4 (+7) +3.2 (+6) +1.1 (+2) +1.5 (+3) +1.4 (+3) +2.1 (+4) +3.1 (+6) +3.9 (+7) +5.3 (+10) +5 (+9) +3.2 (+6)

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