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Damascus vs Saint Petersburg Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Damascus, Syria and Saint Petersburg, Russia is approximately 2,988 km or 1,857 mi.
  • To reach Damascus in this distance one would set out from Saint Petersburg bearing 168.5° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Damascus bearing 173.1° or S .
  • Damascus has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Saint Petersburg has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Damascus is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome whereas Saint Petersburg is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 12.4 °C (22.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.6 °C (10.1°F) less in Damascus. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 429.5 mm (16.9 in) less which is equivalent to 429.5 l/m² (10.54 US gal/ft²) or 4,295,000 l/ha (459,164 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 2071 more hours of sunlight per year in Damascus. In whichever way circa 5h 40' more per day or about 2 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.5° higher in Damascus than in Saint Petersburg.
  • Relative humidity levels are 27.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5°C (9.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+30) +19 (+34) +17 (+30) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +14 (+26) +14 (+24) +16 (+28) +18 (+33) +20 (+35) +18 (+32) +16 (+28) +17 (+30)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +16 (+28) +14 (+25) +12 (+22) +10 (+19) +10 (+17) +9 (+17) +10 (+19) +13 (+24) +14 (+25) +14 (+24) +13 (+24) +12 (+22)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+24) +14 (+26) +14 (+24) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +4 (+6) +4 (+8) +8 (+14) +10 (+17) +10 (+17) +11 (+19) +9 (+17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +6 (+0) +3 (+0) -8 (0) -19 (-1) -32 (-1) -57 (-2) -78 (-3) -81 (-3) -70 (-3) -56 (-2) -29 (-1) -11 (0) -430 (-17)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -8 ( -26) -8 ( -28) -7 ( -23) -7 ( -23) -9 ( -29) -12 ( -40) -13 ( -42) -15 ( -48) -14 ( -47) -13 ( -42) -11 ( -37) -10 ( -32)   -127 ( -35)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +5h 11' +5h 44' +5h 07' +4h 34' +3h 52' +4h 28' +4h 50' +6h 15' +7h 18' +7h 25' +7h 32' +5h 46'   +5h 40'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 35' +2h 03' +0h 21' -1h 23' -3h 05' -4h 08' -3h 39' -2h 04' -0h 18' +1h 26' +3h 08' +4h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +26.5 +26.5 +26.5 +26.5 +26.6 +26.5 +26.5 +26.6 +26.5 +26.4 +26.5 +26.5   +26.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -14 -20 -23 -27 -27 -32 -35 -38 -39 -30 -27 -16   -27.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +11.8 (+21) +11.1 (+20) +8.3 (+15) +5 (+9) +1.9 (+3) -0.7 (-1) -1.8 (-3) -1 (-2) +2.6 (+5) +5.6 (+10) +7.7 (+14) +9.9 (+18) +5 (+9)

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