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Palmyra vs Zanjan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Palmyra, Syria and Zanjan, Iran is approximately 950 km or 590 mi.
  • To reach Palmyra in this distance one would set out from Zanjan bearing 258.6° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Palmyra bearing 252.6° or WSW .
  • Palmyra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Zanjan has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Palmyra is in or near the subtropical desert biome whereas Zanjan is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 6.9 °C (12.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.5 °C (9.9°F) less in Palmyra. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 179.7 mm (7.1 in) less which is equivalent to 179.7 l/m² (4.41 US gal/ft²) or 1,797,000 l/ha (192,111 US gal/ac) less. About 3/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.1° higher in Palmyra than in Zanjan.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+17) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +6 (+10) +4 (+8) +5 (+8) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +6 (+12) +8 (+14) +7 (+12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -13 (-1) -10 (0) -25 (-1) -36 (-1) -39 (-2) -7 (0) -5 (0) -3 (0) -4 (0) -15 (-1) -15 (-1) -8 (0) -180 (-7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 10' +0h 06' +0h 01' -0h 04' -0h 09' -0h 11' -0h 10' -0h 06' -0h 00' +0h 04' +0h 09' +0h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +2.1 +2.1 +2.1 +2.1 +2.1 +2.1 +2.1 +2.1 +2.1 +2.1 +2.1 +2.1   +2.1

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