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Santiago vs Zurich Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Santiago, Chile and Zurich, Switzerland is approximately 11,955 km or 7,429 mi.
  • To reach Santiago in this distance one would set out from Zurich bearing 239.2° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Santiago bearing 224.2° or SW .
  • Santiago has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Zurich has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Santiago is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Zurich is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 5.1 °C (9.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.3 °C (9.5°F) less in Santiago. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 839.4 mm (33 in) less which is equivalent to 839.4 l/m (20.6 US gal/ft) or 8,394,000 l/ha (897,374 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • There are 769 more hours of sunlight per year in Santiago. In whichever way circa 2h 07' more per day or about 1 4/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.2° higher in Santiago than in Zurich.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.4°C (6.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +28 (+50) +25 (+46) +19 (+34) +11 (+19) 0 (+0) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -5 (-10) 1 (+2) +9 (+17) +18 (+33) +25 (+45) +10 (+18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+37) +18 (+33) +13 (+23) +5 (+9) -2 (-4) -8 (-14) -10 (-19) -8 (-15) -3 (-6) +5 (+8) +13 (+23) +19 (+33) +5 (+9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +9 (+17) +4 (+8) -2 (-3) -7 (-12) -10 (-17) -8 (-14) -4 (-7) +2 (+4) +8 (+15) +12 (+22) +3 (+5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -69 (-3) -69 (-3) -67 (-3) -82 (-3) -64 (-3) -69 (-3) -37 (-1) -97 (-4) -78 (-3) -59 (-2) -74 (-3) -74 (-3) -839 (-33)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -13 ( -42) -12 ( -42) -11 ( -35) -9 ( -30) -6 ( -19) -5 ( -17) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -16) -4 ( -13) -6 ( -19) -9 ( -30) -12 ( -39)   -96 ( -26)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +8h 54' +7h 06' +3h 44' +0h 24' -2h 54' -4h 18' -4h 07' -2h 36' -0h 16' +3h 13' +7h 12' +9h 09'   +2h 07'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 13' +3h 13' +0h 35' -2h 13' -4h 37' -5h 51' -5h 18' -3h 13' -0h 30' +2h 17' +4h 40' +5h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +53.3 +34.6 +13.2 -10.1 -26.5 -33 -26.9 -10.2 +12.7 +35.3 +53.5 +60.7   +13.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -28 -18 -8 +1 +7 +10 +11 +5 -2 -12 -21 -27   -6.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +14 (+25) +13.8 (+25) +10.4 (+19) +5.1 (+9) -0.8 (-1) -5.7 (-10) -7.9 (-14) -7 (-13) -3.6 (-6) +2.2 (+4) +8 (+14) +12.1 (+22) +3.4 (+6)

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