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Valparaiso vs Arica Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Valparaiso, Chile and Arica, Chile is approximately 1,631 km or 1,013 mi.
  • To reach Valparaiso in this distance one would set out from Arica bearing 182.5° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Valparaiso bearing 182.9° or S .
  • Valparaiso is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Arica is in or near the warm temperate desert biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 4.7 °C (8.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.1 °C (2°F) less in Valparaiso. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 371.9 mm (14.6 in) more which is equivalent to 371.9 l/m (9.13 US gal/ft) or 3,719,000 l/ha (397,586 US gal/ac) more. About 620 5/6 as much.
  • There are 353 more hours of sunlight per year in Valparaiso. In whichever way circa 0h 58' more per day or about 1 1/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.9° lower in Valparaiso than in Arica.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.1°C (5.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -4 (-6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -5 (-10) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -5 (-8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) 0 (0) +4 (+0) +13 (+1) +55 (+2) +83 (+3) +111 (+4) +60 (+2) +27 (+1) +10 (+0) +8 (+0) +1 (+0) +372 (+15)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2.5 (+8) +2 (+7) +3 (+10) +5 (+17) +9 (+29) +9 (+30) +8 (+26) +7.5 (+24) +6 (+20) +5 (+16) +3 (+10) +1.5 (+5)   +61.5 (+17)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 42' +2h 47' +0h 36' -1h 30' -0h 54' -0h 48' -0h 00' +1h 11' +3h 24' +0h 40' +1h 06' +2h 25'   +0h 58'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 56' +0h 35' +0h 06' -0h 24' -0h 50' -1h 03' -0h 57' -0h 35' -0h 05' +0h 25' +0h 50' +1h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -10.3 -14.2 -14.6 -14.7 -14.6 -14.6 -14.6 -14.7 -14.6 -14 -9.7 -4.5   -12.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7 +9 +8 +9 +7 +7 +6 +6 +6 +7 +7 +7   +7.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -3.4 (-6) -3.5 (-6) -4 (-7) -3.3 (-6) -2.8 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2.8 (-5) -3 (-5) -2.8 (-5) -2.8 (-5) -2.8 (-5) -3.1 (-6)

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