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San Francisco, California vs Arica Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between San Francisco, California, Usa and Arica, Chile is approximately 8,264 km or 5,136 mi.
  • To reach San Francisco, California in this distance one would set out from Arica bearing 319.6° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach San Francisco, California bearing 309° or NW .
  • San Francisco, California has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb) whereas Arica has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • San Francisco, California is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome whereas Arica is in or near the warm temperate desert biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 4.7 °C (8.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.1 °C (3.8°F) more in San Francisco, California. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 499.8 mm (19.7 in) more which is equivalent to 499.8 l/m² (12.27 US gal/ft²) or 4,998,000 l/ha (534,319 US gal/ac) more. About 834 as much.
  • There are 1270 more hours of sunlight per year in San Francisco, California. In whichever way circa 3h 28' more per day or about 1 5/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.8° lower in San Francisco, California than in Arica.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.8°C (10.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) 1 (+2) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) 0 (+0) -6 (-11) -12 (-21) -4 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -10 (-17) -6 (-12) -3 (-6) 0 (0) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) -1 (-3) -6 (-12) -11 (-20) -5 (-8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -11 (-19) -9 (-17) -8 (-14) -4 (-8) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) 0 (0) 0 (0) -3 (-5) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -6 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +110 (+4) +80 (+3) +78 (+3) +35 (+1) +5 (+0) +3 (+0) +1 (+0) +1 (+0) +5 (+0) +31 (+1) +73 (+3) +79 (+3) +500 (+20)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10.5 (+34) +10 (+35) +9 (+29) +6 (+20) +3 (+10) +1 (+3) +0.5 (+2) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +4 (+13) +7 (+23) +9.5 (+31)   +61.5 (+17)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 19' +0h 50' +2h 03' +2h 36' +5h 58' +7h 52' +6h 30' +6h 15' +7h 40' +3h 00' +0h 30' -0h 19'   +3h 28'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 15' -2h 01' -0h 22' +1h 23' +2h 53' +3h 38' +3h 18' +2h 01' +0h 19' -1h 26' -2h 55' -3h 38'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -54.3 -39.5 -18.4 +4.7 +21.3 +27.6 +21.5 +4.6 -18.1 -40.2 -54 -55.9   -16.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +4 +0 -7 -8 -10 -12 -9 -9 -11 -10 -4 +3   -6.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -11.4 (-21) -10.7 (-19) -10.7 (-19) -7.8 (-14) -5.1 (-9) -2.6 (-5) -0.4 (-1) +0 (+0) -0.6 (-1) -3.5 (-6) -6.9 (-12) -9.9 (-18) -5.8 (-10)

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