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Zurich vs London-Gatwick Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Zurich, Switzerland and London-Gatwick, Uk is approximately 764 km or 475 mi.
  • To reach Zurich in this distance one would set out from London-Gatwick bearing 120.4° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Zurich bearing 127° or SE .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Zurich is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas London-Gatwick is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 1 °C (1.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.2 °C (9.4°F) more in Zurich. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 347 mm (13.7 in) more which is equivalent to 347 l/m² (8.52 US gal/ft²) or 3,470,000 l/ha (370,966 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.8° higher in Zurich than in London-Gatwick.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +0 (0) +-1 (-1) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -5 (-8) -2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +0 (+0) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) +0 (+1) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) 0 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -9 (0) +19 (+1) +9 (+0) +35 (+1) +50 (+2) +68 (+3) +73 (+3) +79 (+3) +26 (+1) -4 (0) +5 (+0) -4 (0) +347 (+14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 30' +0h 18' +0h 03' -0h 12' -0h 26' -0h 35' -0h 31' -0h 18' -0h 02' +0h 12' +0h 27' +0h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +3.8 +3.8 +3.8 +3.9 +3.8 +3.9 +3.8 +3.9 +3.8 +3.8 +3.8 +3.8   +3.8

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