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Zurich vs Cairo, Illinois Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Zurich, Switzerland and Cairo, Illinois, Usa is approximately 7,592 km or 4,718 mi.
  • To reach Zurich in this distance one would set out from Cairo, Illinois bearing 46.2° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Zurich bearing 121.6° or ESE .
  • Zurich has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Cairo, Illinois has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Zurich is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Cairo, Illinois is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 6.8 °C (12.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.8 °C (10.4°F) less in Zurich. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 52 mm (2 in) less which is equivalent to 52 l/m (1.28 US gal/ft) or 520,000 l/ha (55,591 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 1208 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Zurich. In whichever way circa 3h 18' less per day or about 3/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.4° lower in Zurich than in Cairo, Illinois.
  • Relative humidity levels are 19.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.4°C (4.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-10) -6 (-11) -9 (-15) -9 (-17) -11 (-20) -10 (-17) -11 (-19) -10 (-18) -9 (-17) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -8 (-15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-6) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -10 (-18) -9 (-17) -10 (-18) -9 (-15) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -3 (-6) -7 (-12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -9 (-17) -10 (-17) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) -1 (-3) -5 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -45 (-2) -24 (-1) -52 (-2) -15 (-1) -7 (0) +21 (+1) +37 (+1) +56 (+2) +18 (+1) -5 (0) -17 (-1) -19 (-1) -52 (-2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +4 (+13) +3 (+11) 0 ( 0) +2 (+7) +3 (+10) +5 (+17) +5 (+16) +6 (+19) +5 (+17) +4 (+13) +3 (+10) +3 (+10)   +43 (+12)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 32' -2h 47' -2h 21' -2h 46' -2h 36' -3h 26' -3h 05' -3h 38' -3h 50' -4h 32' -4h 36' -3h 27'   -3h 18'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 02' -0h 37' -0h 06' +0h 25' +0h 54' +1h 10' +1h 03' +0h 37' +0h 05' -0h 26' -0h 55' -1h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -10.4 -10.4 -10.5 -10.4 -10.5 -10.3 -10.3 -10.3 -10.3 -10.2 -10.3 -10.4   -10.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +18 +15 +16 +18 +16 +17 +16 +18 +24 +31 +25 +17   +19.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -0.4 (-1) -1.2 (-2) -1.3 (-2) -2.9 (-5) -4.2 (-8) -5.5 (-10) -5.1 (-9) -5.1 (-9) -2.9 (-5) -0.4 (-1) +0.1 (+0) -0.2 (0) -2.4 (-4)

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