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Santiago vs Mendoza Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Santiago, Chile and Mendoza, Argentina is approximately 185 km or 115 mi.
  • To reach Santiago in this distance one would set out from Mendoza bearing 247.8° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Santiago bearing 248.8° or WSW .
  • Santiago has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Mendoza has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • Santiago is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Mendoza is in or near the warm temperate desert scrub biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 2.2 °C (4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3 °C (5.4°F) less in Santiago. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 30.5 mm (1.2 in) more which is equivalent to 30.5 l/m (0.75 US gal/ft) or 305,000 l/ha (32,607 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.6° lower in Santiago than in Mendoza.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.2°C (2.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Santiago relative to Mendoza. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Mendoza 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 (+0) 1 (+2) 1 (+1) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) 1 (+1) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -1 (-3) -1 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) 0 (0) 0 (-1) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -4 (-6) -4 (-6) -3 (-6) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -3 (-6) -1 (-2) +0 (+1) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-3) -3 (-6) -5 (-8) -6 (-11) -3 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -37 (-1) -42 (-2) -28 (-1) -6 (0) +33 (+1) +50 (+2) +72 (+3) +33 (+1) +4 (+0) -8 (0) -13 (-1) -28 (-1) +31 (+1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 02' +0h 01' +0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 02' -0h 03' -0h 02' -0h 01' -0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 02' +0h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -0.6 -0.6 -0.6 -0.6 -0.6 -0.6 -0.6 -0.6 -0.6 -0.6 -0.6 -0.6   -0.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 +6 +5 +9 +17 +19 +20 +29 +29 +22 +14 +7   +15.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -1.5 (-3) -1.5 (-3) -1.5 (-3) -0.4 (-1) +2 (+4) +3.5 (+6) +3.5 (+6) +4.6 (+8) +4.3 (+8) +2.1 (+4) +0.4 (+1) -1.3 (-2) +1.2 (+2)

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