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Zurich vs Zanzibar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Zurich, Switzerland and Zanzibar, Tanzania is approximately 6,676 km or 4,148 mi.
  • To reach Zurich in this distance one would set out from Zanzibar bearing 336.5° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Zurich bearing 324.2° or NW .
  • Zurich has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Zanzibar has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The average temperature is 17.2 °C (30.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.2 °C (27.4°F) more in Zurich. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 583 mm (23 in) less which is equivalent to 583 l/m² (14.31 US gal/ft²) or 5,830,000 l/ha (623,266 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 1062 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Zurich. In whichever way circa 2h 54' less per day or about 3/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 31.3° lower in Zurich than in Zanzibar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.4°C (24.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-54) -28 (-51) -24 (-43) -18 (-32) -13 (-24) -9 (-16) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -12 (-22) -18 (-33) -24 (-44) -28 (-50) -18 (-33)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-50) -26 (-47) -23 (-41) -19 (-33) -14 (-25) -10 (-17) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -16 (-29) -22 (-39) -26 (-47) -17 (-31)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-45) -24 (-43) -21 (-38) -19 (-35) -14 (-26) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -8 (-15) -13 (-24) -18 (-33) -23 (-42) -16 (-29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -20 (-1) +14 (+1) -83 (-3) -312 (-12) -150 (-6) +57 (+2) +70 (+3) +88 (+3) +44 (+2) -28 (-1) -144 (-6) -119 (-5) -583 (-23)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 01' -5h 07' -2h 29' +0h 04' -0h 19' -0h 04' +0h 29' -1h 19' -2h 58' -4h 42' -5h 42' -6h 48'   -2h 54'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 35' -2h 12' -0h 24' +1h 31' +3h 10' +4h 01' +3h 38' +2h 12' +0h 20' -1h 34' -3h 12' -4h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -53.3 -52.4 -40.4 -17.3 -0.8 +5.7 -0.3 -17 -39.7 -52.3 -53.3 -53.6   -31.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +21 +16 +7 -1 +4 +11 +12 +20 +25 +24 +15 +18   +14.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -22.2 (-40) -21.7 (-39) -20.5 (-37) -18 (-32) -12.4 (-22) -6.6 (-12) -3.8 (-7) -2.3 (-4) -4 (-7) -10.2 (-18) -17.9 (-32) -21.3 (-38) -13.4 (-24)

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