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Zurich vs Yaounde Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Zurich, Switzerland and Yaounde, Cameroon is approximately 4,850 km or 3,014 mi.
  • To reach Zurich in this distance one would set out from Yaounde bearing 357.1° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Zurich bearing 355.7° or N .
  • Zurich has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Yaounde has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Zurich is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Yaounde is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 15.3 °C (27.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.5 °C (27.9°F) more in Zurich. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 527.3 mm (20.8 in) less which is equivalent to 527.3 l/m² (12.94 US gal/ft²) or 5,273,000 l/ha (563,719 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 30 more hours of sunlight per year in Zurich. In whichever way circa 0h 03' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 32° lower in Zurich than in Yaounde.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.6°C (22.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-52) -27 (-48) -22 (-40) -17 (-31) -12 (-21) -8 (-14) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -9 (-17) -15 (-27) -21 (-39) -25 (-45) -16 (-29)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-44) -25 (-44) -21 (-38) -17 (-30) -12 (-21) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -9 (-17) -14 (-26) -20 (-35) -23 (-42) -15 (-28)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -22 (-39) -13 (-24) -16 (-29) -12 (-21) -9 (-15) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -9 (-17) -13 (-23) -18 (-32) -21 (-37) -14 (-25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +52 (+2) +19 (+1) -70 (-3) -91 (-4) -115 (-5) -37 (-1) +49 (+2) +33 (+1) -160 (-6) -227 (-9) -29 (-1) +50 (+2) -527 (-21)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +9 (+32) -1 ( -3) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13) 0 ( 0) +5 (+16) +4 (+13) -8 ( -27) -11 ( -35) -3 ( -10) +7 (+23)   +6 (+2)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 05' -3h 00' -0h 07' +0h 40' +1h 46' +3h 28' +4h 52' +4h 13' +2h 06' -0h 42' -3h 40' -4h 42'   +0h 03'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 04' -1h 53' -0h 20' +1h 17' +2h 42' +3h 27' +3h 07' +1h 53' +0h 17' -1h 20' -2h 44' -3h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -43.4 -43.2 -43.1 -27.3 -10.8 -4.3 -10.3 -27 -43.2 -43.1 -43.4 -43.5   -32
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +23 +18 +10 +5 +3 +1 -1 +2 +8 +12 +18 +25   +10.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -18.6 (-33) -19.6 (-35) -17.9 (-32) -14.8 (-27) -10.8 (-19) -7.4 (-13) -5 (-9) -5.6 (-10) -7.3 (-13) -11.5 (-21) -15.5 (-28) -16.9 (-30) -12.6 (-23)

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