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Quito vs Santiago Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Quito, Ecuador and Santiago, Chile is approximately 3,795 km or 2,358 mi.
  • To reach Quito in this distance one would set out from Santiago bearing 346° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Quito bearing 348.4° or NNW .
  • Quito has a subtropical highland climate with no dry season (Cfb) whereas Santiago has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Quito is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Santiago is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 0.8 °C (1.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.9 °C (21.4°F) less in Quito. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 752.2 mm (29.6 in) more which is equivalent to 752.2 l/m² (18.46 US gal/ft²) or 7,522,000 l/ha (804,152 US gal/ac) more. About 3 7/8 as much.
  • There are 404 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Quito. In whichever way circa 1h 07' less per day or about 5/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.8° higher in Quito than in Santiago.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2°C (3.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) +-2 (-4) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) +0 (0) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) +0 (0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +5 (+8) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +6 (+12) +4 (+8) +1 (+1) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) 0 (0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +73 (+3) +113 (+4) +124 (+5) +142 (+6) +57 (+2) -19 (-1) -54 (-2) -6 (0) +64 (+3) +105 (+4) +71 (+3) +82 (+3) +752 (+30)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +15 (+48) +16 (+57) +19 (+61) +18 (+60) +11 (+35) +1 (+3) -4 ( -13) -2 ( -6) +4 (+13) +13 (+42) +13 (+43) +15 (+48)   +119 (+33)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 00' -4h 57' -4h 17' -1h 38' +1h 30' +3h 16' +3h 30' +2h 30' +0h 56' -1h 19' -3h 20' -4h 42'   -1h 07'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 56' -1h 12' -0h 13' +0h 50' +1h 43' +2h 10' +1h 58' +1h 12' +0h 11' -0h 51' -1h 44' -2h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -5.9 +12.5 +32 +33.3 +33.3 +33.3 +33.3 +33.3 +32.2 +11.6 -6.2 -13.2   +18.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +23 +19 +15 +9 +0 -9 -17 -17 -9 +7 +16 +21   +4.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.6 (-1) -0.9 (-2) +0.8 (+1) +2.9 (+5) +4.4 (+8) +4.9 (+9) +3.7 (+7) +2.8 (+5) +2.3 (+4) +2 (+4) +1.2 (+2) +0.1 (+0) +2 (+4)

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