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Palmyra vs Zurich Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Palmyra, Syria and Zurich, Switzerland is approximately 2,850 km or 1,771 mi.
  • To reach Palmyra in this distance one would set out from Zurich bearing 109.2° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Palmyra bearing 129.1° or SE .
  • Palmyra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Zurich has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Palmyra is in or near the subtropical desert biome whereas Zurich is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 10.1 °C (18.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F) more in Palmyra. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 965.3 mm (38 in) less which is equivalent to 965.3 l/m² (23.69 US gal/ft²) or 9,653,000 l/ha (1,031,970 US gal/ac) less. About 1/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.8° higher in Palmyra than in Zurich.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +16 (+28) +16 (+29) +16 (+30) +15 (+28) +13 (+24) +11 (+19) +13 (+24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +8 (+15) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +12 (+21) +12 (+21) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +11 (+21) +9 (+17) +8 (+14) +10 (+18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +8 (+15) +9 (+15) +9 (+16) +9 (+17) +9 (+17) +8 (+15) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -48 (-2) -50 (-2) -49 (-2) -68 (-3) -98 (-4) -125 (-5) -118 (-5) -135 (-5) -94 (-4) -58 (-2) -68 (-3) -54 (-2) -965 (-38)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 14' +0h 44' +0h 08' -0h 30' -1h 05' -1h 24' -1h 15' -0h 44' -0h 06' +0h 31' +1h 06' +1h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +12.7 +12.7 +12.8 +12.7 +12.8 +12.8 +12.8 +12.8 +12.9 +12.8 +12.8 +12.8   +12.8

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