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Santiago vs Fortaleza Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Santiago, Chile and Fortaleza, Brazil is approximately 4,689 km or 2,914 mi.
  • To reach Santiago in this distance one would set out from Fortaleza bearing 221.3° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Santiago bearing 232.2° or SW .
  • Santiago has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Fortaleza has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • Santiago is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Fortaleza is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 13 °C (23.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.3 °C (20.3°F) more in Santiago. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1380.7 mm (54.4 in) less which is equivalent to 1380.7 l/m (33.89 US gal/ft) or 13,807,000 l/ha (1,476,060 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.5° lower in Santiago than in Fortaleza.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 14.1°C (25.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -7 (-12) -12 (-22) -16 (-28) -15 (-26) -13 (-24) -10 (-18) -9 (-15) -6 (-10) -3 (-5) -8 (-14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -10 (-17) -13 (-24) -16 (-29) -18 (-33) -18 (-33) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -13 (-24) -11 (-19) -8 (-15) -13 (-23)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -14 (-25) -15 (-28) -17 (-31) -18 (-33) -19 (-34) -19 (-33) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -14 (-26) -14 (-24) -16 (-28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -129 (-5) -215 (-8) -335 (-13) -341 (-13) -185 (-7) -104 (-4) -11 (0) +6 (+0) -7 (0) -6 (0) -6 (0) -49 (-2) -1381 (-54)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 45' +1h 05' +0h 12' -0h 45' -1h 33' -1h 58' -1h 47' -1h 05' -0h 10' +0h 46' +1h 34' +1h 58'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +2.4 -15.8 -29.4 -29.8 -29.7 -29.7 -29.7 -29.7 -29.4 -14.9 +2.7 +9.6   -18.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -21 -17 -17 -12 -2 +4 +4 +7 +5 -1 -11 -18   -6.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -11.7 (-21) -11.1 (-20) -12.9 (-23) -15.4 (-28) -16.3 (-29) -17 (-31) -17.2 (-31) -15.6 (-28) -14.5 (-26) -13 (-23) -12.7 (-23) -12 (-22) -14.1 (-25)

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