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Santiago vs Cuzco Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Santiago, Chile and Cuzco, Peru is approximately 2,224 km or 1,382 mi.
  • To reach Santiago in this distance one would set out from Cuzco bearing 177° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Santiago bearing 176.5° or S .
  • Santiago has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Cuzco has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Santiago is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Cuzco is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.6 °C (2.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9 °C (16.2°F) more in Santiago. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 475.4 mm (18.7 in) less which is equivalent to 475.4 l/m² (11.67 US gal/ft²) or 4,754,000 l/ha (508,234 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 112 more hours of sunlight per year in Santiago. In whichever way circa 0h 19' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.8° lower in Santiago than in Cuzco.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.1°C (9.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +3 (+6) -3 (-5) -5 (-10) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +4 (+8) +7 (+13) +2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +6 (+12) +4 (+7) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-3) +0 (+1) +3 (+6) +6 (+10) +2 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+10) +5 (+10) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +4 (+6) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +5 (+8) +4 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -160 (-6) -132 (-5) -105 (-4) -37 (-1) +32 (+1) +54 (+2) +77 (+3) +30 (+1) -7 (0) -37 (-1) -71 (-3) -119 (-5) -475 (-19)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -24 ( -77) -20 ( -71) -16 ( -52) -12 ( -40) +1 (+3) +9 (+30) +8 (+26) +6 (+19) -1 ( -3) -6 ( -19) -15 ( -50) -22 ( -71)   -92 ( -25)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +5h 46' +5h 37' +3h 03' -0h 50' -3h 56' -4h 34' -4h 44' -3h 09' -1h 14' +0h 19' +2h 24' +5h 15'   +0h 19'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 14' +0h 46' +0h 08' -0h 32' -1h 06' -1h 23' -1h 16' -0h 46' -0h 07' +0h 33' +1h 07' +1h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -7.1 -18.7 -19.9 -20 -19.9 -19.9 -20 -20 -19.9 -18.3 -6.6 -0.2   -15.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -7 -4 +2 +12 +25 +36 +37 +36 +28 +21 +11 -1   +16.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +5.3 (+10) +5.2 (+9) +4.2 (+8) +3.3 (+6) +4.2 (+8) +5.7 (+10) +5.7 (+10) +6 (+11) +4.9 (+9) +5.4 (+10) +5.8 (+10) +4.9 (+9) +5.1 (+9)

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