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Santiago vs Vallenar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Santiago, Chile and Vallenar, Chile is approximately 505 km or 314 mi.
  • To reach Santiago in this distance one would set out from Vallenar bearing 185.1° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Santiago bearing 185.3° or S .
  • Santiago has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Vallenar has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • Santiago is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Vallenar is in or near the boreal desert biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 1.3 °C (2.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.7 °C (10.3°F) more in Santiago. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 230 mm (9.1 in) more which is equivalent to 230 l/m (5.64 US gal/ft) or 2,300,000 l/ha (245,885 US gal/ac) more. About 8 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.5° lower in Santiago than in Vallenar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.1°C (2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) 0 (-1) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) +1 (+0) +3 (+0) +6 (+0) +37 (+1) +53 (+2) +69 (+3) +31 (+1) +14 (+1) +9 (+0) +8 (+0) +1 (+0) +230 (+9)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 19' +0h 11' +0h 02' -0h 08' -0h 17' -0h 21' -0h 19' -0h 12' -0h 01' +0h 08' +0h 17' +0h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -4.4 -4.5 -4.5 -4.5 -4.5 -4.5 -4.5 -4.6 -4.5 -4.4 -4.4 -4.5   -4.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -11 -8 -6 -1 +7 +15 +15 +13 +10 +3 -7 -10   +1.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -1.2 (-2) -1.3 (-2) -1.7 (-3) -1.9 (-3) -1.7 (-3) -1 (-2) -1.1 (-2) -1 (-2) -0.4 (-1) -0.2 (0) -0.7 (-1) -0.8 (-1) -1.1 (-2)

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