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Valparaiso vs Cape Town Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Valparaiso, Chile and Cape Town, South Africa is approximately 8,013 km or 4,979 mi.
  • To reach Valparaiso in this distance one would set out from Cape Town bearing 241.8° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Valparaiso bearing 299.3° or WNW .
  • Valparaiso is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Cape Town is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 2.6 °C (4.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.4 °C (6.1°F) less in Valparaiso. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 102.5 mm (4 in) less which is equivalent to 102.5 l/m (2.52 US gal/ft) or 1,025,000 l/ha (109,579 US gal/ac) less. About 7/9 as much.
  • There are 873 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Valparaiso. In whichever way circa 2h 23' less per day or about 5/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1° higher in Valparaiso than in Cape Town.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.7°C (3.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) 0 (0) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -14 (-1) -16 (-1) -17 (-1) -28 (-1) -14 (-1) -10 (0) +28 (+1) -17 (-1) -14 (-1) +7 (+0) +7 (+0) -16 (-1) -103 (-4)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -7) -2 ( -6) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -16) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10)   -38 ( -10)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 54' -1h 41' -2h 05' -1h 06' -2h 11' -3h 18' -2h 42' -2h 36' -2h 18' -3h 25' -2h 42' -2h 34'   -2h 23'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 04' -0h 02' -0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 03' +0h 04' +0h 04' +0h 02' +0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 03' -0h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +0.9 +0.9 +0.9 +0.9 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1.1 +1 +0.9   +1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7 +7 +4 +3 +0 +1 +1 +2 +4 +6 +5 +7   +3.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -2.4 (-4) -2.7 (-5) -3 (-5) -2.1 (-4) -1.6 (-3) -0.8 (-1) -0.4 (-1) -0.9 (-2) -1.1 (-2) -1.6 (-3) -2.2 (-4) -1.7 (-3) -1.7 (-3)

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