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Paris vs Chicago, Illinois Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Paris, France and Chicago, Illinois, Usa is approximately 6,666 km or 4,142 mi.
  • To reach Paris in this distance one would set out from Chicago, Illinois bearing 49.5° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Paris bearing 120.5° or ESE .
  • Paris has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Chicago, Illinois has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Both are in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 1.1 °C (2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11 °C (19.8°F) less in Paris. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 224 mm (8.8 in) less which is equivalent to 224 l/m² (5.5 US gal/ft²) or 2,240,000 l/ha (239,471 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • There are 725 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Paris. In whichever way circa 1h 59' less per day or about 5/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7° lower in Paris than in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.9°C (8.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Paris relative to Chicago, Illinois. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Chicago, Illinois vs Paris.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +2 (+4) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +1 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +2 (+3) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -5 (-8) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) +4 (+6) +6 (+11) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +9 (+0) +5 (+0) -35 (-1) -35 (-1) -38 (-1) -49 (-2) -27 (-1) -16 (-1) -14 (-1) -21 (-1) -5 (0) +2 (+0) -224 (-9)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +7 (+23) +4 (+14) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +5 (+17) +5 (+16) +5 (+17) +6 (+19)   +40 (+11)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 07' -2h 05' -1h 30' -0h 22' -1h 25' -2h 08' -2h 13' -2h 07' -2h 14' -2h 50' -2h 30' -2h 13'   -1h 59'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 47' -0h 28' -0h 05' +0h 19' +0h 41' +0h 54' +0h 48' +0h 28' +0h 04' -0h 19' -0h 42' -0h 54'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -7.1 -7.2 -7.1 -7.1 -7.1 -7.1 -7 -7 -6.9 -6.9 -7 -7   -7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +19 +17 +14 +14 +14 +13 +17 +17 +25 +30 +27 +20   +18.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +9.1 (+16) +8.2 (+15) +8 (+14) +4.6 (+8) +2.4 (+4) +0.3 (+1) +0.1 (+0) -0.1 (0) +3.5 (+6) +5.9 (+11) +8.1 (+15) +8.7 (+16) +4.9 (+9)

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