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Zurich vs Kuwait City Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Zurich, Switzerland and Kuwait City, Kuwait is approximately 3,928 km or 2,441 mi.
  • To reach Zurich in this distance one would set out from Kuwait City bearing 312° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Zurich bearing 286.7° or WNW .
  • Zurich has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Kuwait City has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Zurich is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Kuwait City is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The average temperature is 17.2 °C (30.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7 °C (12.6°F) less in Zurich. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 993.7 mm (39.1 in) more which is equivalent to 993.7 l/m² (24.39 US gal/ft²) or 9,937,000 l/ha (1,062,331 US gal/ac) more. About 10 1/4 as much.
  • There are 1654 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Zurich. In whichever way circa 4h 32' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.2° lower in Zurich than in Kuwait City.
  • Relative humidity levels are 23.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.8°C (19.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -19 (-34) -22 (-39) -24 (-42) -21 (-38) -23 (-42) -24 (-43) -23 (-41) -20 (-36) -17 (-30) -20 (-36)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-24) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -17 (-30) -19 (-35) -21 (-37) -20 (-36) -20 (-36) -19 (-35) -18 (-33) -16 (-29) -14 (-24) -17 (-31)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -11 (-19) -13 (-23) -15 (-26) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -14 (-25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +44 (+2) +55 (+2) +57 (+2) +74 (+3) +101 (+4) +125 (+5) +118 (+5) +135 (+5) +94 (+4) +66 (+3) +68 (+3) +58 (+2) +994 (+39)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +12 (+42) +10 (+32) +11 (+37) +13 (+42) +15 (+50) +14 (+45) +14 (+45) +12 (+40) +12 (+39) +9 (+30) +7 (+23)   +140 (+38)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 30' -6h 07' -4h 11' -2h 14' -3h 19' -2h 40' -2h 19' -3h 56' -4h 28' -6h 30' -6h 18' -5h 48'   -4h 32'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 37' -0h 59' -0h 10' +0h 40' +1h 25' +1h 50' +1h 39' +0h 59' +0h 09' -0h 41' -1h 26' -1h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -18 -18 -18.1 -18.1 -18.1 -18.1 -18.1 -18.2 -18.2 -18.1 -18.2 -18.2   -18.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +24 +19 +14 +17 +18 +25 +32 +31 +30 +24 +25 +20   +23.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -7.8 (-14) -9.5 (-17) -11.5 (-21) -11.9 (-21) -13.9 (-25) -12.7 (-23) -9.5 (-17) -10.6 (-19) -11.1 (-20) -12.4 (-22) -10.2 (-18) -9 (-16) -10.8 (-19)

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