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Quito vs Riga Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Quito, Ecuador and Riga, Latvia is approximately 10,775 km or 6,696 mi.
  • To reach Quito in this distance one would set out from Riga bearing 280.4° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Quito bearing 212.5° or SSW .
  • Quito has a subtropical highland climate with no dry season (Cfb) whereas Riga has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Quito is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Riga is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 8.2 °C (14.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.6 °C (37.1°F) less in Quito. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 377.8 mm (14.9 in) more which is equivalent to 377.8 l/m² (9.27 US gal/ft²) or 3,778,000 l/ha (403,893 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/5 as much.
  • There are 246 more hours of sunlight per year in Quito. In whichever way circa 0h 40' more per day or about 1 1/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 41.5° higher in Quito than in Riga.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.3°C (13.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +24 (+43) +23 (+41) +19 (+34) +12 (+22) +6 (+11) 3 (+5) 0 (0) 2 (+4) +7 (+13) +12 (+22) +18 (+32) +22 (+40) +12 (+22)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+34) +18 (+33) +15 (+27) +9 (+17) +3 (+6) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +3 (+5) +7 (+12) +12 (+22) +17 (+30) +8 (+15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+29) +16 (+29) +13 (+23) +7 (+13) +3 (+5) -1 (-2) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) +5 (+9) +9 (+16) +13 (+23) +6 (+11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +41 (+2) +89 (+4) +96 (+4) +110 (+4) +55 (+2) -24 (-1) -53 (-2) -47 (-2) +3 (+0) +55 (+2) +18 (+1) +34 (+1) +378 (+15)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3 ( -10) +2 (+7) +8 (+26) +9 (+30) +7 (+23) -2 ( -7) -8 ( -26) -8 ( -26) -4 ( -13) +3 (+10) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -6)   +1 (+0)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 13' +2h 47' -0h 15' -2h 02' -3h 21' -3h 06' -1h 50' -0h 36' +0h 40' +2h 27' +4h 24' +4h 50'   +0h 40'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 48' +2h 53' +0h 31' -1h 58' -4h 12' -5h 27' -4h 52' -2h 53' -0h 26' +2h 02' +4h 15' +5h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +57 +56.7 +54.7 +32.8 +16.3 +9.9 +15.9 +32.6 +54.4 +56.4 +56.8 +57   +41.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5 -2 +5 +8 +9 +2 -9 -15 -13 -4 -7 -8   -3.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +17.4 (+31) +17.2 (+31) +14.9 (+27) +10.4 (+19) +4.8 (+9) -0.6 (-1) -4.1 (-7) -4.2 (-8) +0.2 (+0) +6 (+11) +10.7 (+19) +14.8 (+27) +7.3 (+13)

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