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Castlegar, Bc vs Zurich Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Castlegar, Bc, Canada and Zurich, Switzerland is approximately 8,086 km or 5,025 mi.
  • To reach Castlegar, Bc in this distance one would set out from Zurich bearing 326.6° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Castlegar, Bc bearing 214.9° or SW .
  • Castlegar, Bc has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Zurich has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Castlegar, Bc is in or near the boreal wet forest biome whereas Zurich is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 0.2 °C (0.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.9 °C (8.8°F) more in Castlegar, Bc. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 369.2 mm (14.5 in) less which is equivalent to 369.2 l/m² (9.06 US gal/ft²) or 3,692,000 l/ha (394,699 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.9° lower in Castlegar, Bc than in Zurich.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) 1 (+1) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +6 (+10) +7 (+12) +3 (+6) 0 (+0) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) 1 (+2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -1 (-3) 0 (-1) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+3) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) 0 (0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +6 (+0) -13 (0) -10 (0) -39 (-2) -44 (-2) -61 (-2) -74 (-3) -93 (-4) -50 (-2) -15 (-1) +7 (+0) +18 (+1) -369 (-15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 14' -0h 08' -0h 01' +0h 05' +0h 12' +0h 16' +0h 15' +0h 08' +0h 01' -0h 06' -0h 13' -0h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -1.9 -1.8 -1.8 -1.9 -1.8 -2 -2 -2.1 -2 -2 -2 -1.9   -1.9

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