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Santiago vs Buenos Aires Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Santiago, Chile and Buenos Aires, Argentina is approximately 1,131 km or 703 mi.
  • To reach Santiago in this distance one would set out from Buenos Aires bearing 272.7° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Santiago bearing 279.5° or W .
  • Santiago has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Buenos Aires has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Santiago is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Buenos Aires is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 4.2 °C (7.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.6 °C (1.1°F) less in Santiago. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 884.3 mm (34.8 in) less which is equivalent to 884.3 l/m² (21.7 US gal/ft²) or 8,843,000 l/ha (945,375 US gal/ac) less. About 2/9 as much.
  • There are 71 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Santiago. In whichever way circa 0h 11' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.1° higher in Santiago than in Buenos Aires.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.9°C (7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (+0) 0 (+1) 1 (+1) 0 (+0) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) 0 (-1) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -5 (-8) -5 (-8) -4 (-8) -4 (-6) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -5 (-10) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -5 (-10) -7 (-13) -5 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -119 (-5) -117 (-5) -131 (-5) -90 (-4) -33 (-1) -6 (0) +14 (+1) -32 (-1) -58 (-2) -109 (-4) -101 (-4) -104 (-4) -884 (-35)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -9 ( -29) -6 ( -21) -8 ( -26) -4 ( -13) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +2 (+6) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) -5 ( -16) -6 ( -20) -7 ( -23)   -40 ( -11)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 23' +1h 03' +1h 09' -0h 20' -1h 50' -0h 58' -1h 03' -1h 32' -1h 08' -0h 40' +0h 14' +1h 27'   -0h 11'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 05' -0h 03' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 04' +0h 05' +0h 05' +0h 03' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 04' -0h 05'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +1.1 +1.1 +1.1 +1.1 +1.1 +1.1 +1.1 +1.1 +1.1 +1.1 +1 +1.1   +1.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -7 -6 -5 -3 +3 +5 +5 +8 +9 +3 -3 -5   +0.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -5.8 (-10) -5.5 (-10) -5.6 (-10) -4.9 (-9) -3.7 (-7) -2.5 (-5) -2.7 (-5) -2.1 (-4) -1.9 (-3) -2.8 (-5) -4.2 (-8) -4.9 (-9) -3.9 (-7)

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