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Paris vs San Francisco, California Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Paris, France and San Francisco, California, Usa is approximately 8,969 km or 5,573 mi.
  • To reach Paris in this distance one would set out from San Francisco, California bearing 33.3° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Paris bearing 138.7° or SE .
  • Paris has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas San Francisco, California has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • Paris is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas San Francisco, California is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 2.4 °C (4.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.7 °C (13.9°F) more in Paris. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 118.6 mm (4.7 in) more which is equivalent to 118.6 l/m² (2.91 US gal/ft²) or 1,186,000 l/ha (126,791 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/4 as much.
  • There are 1197 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Paris. In whichever way circa 3h 17' less per day or about 3/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.2° lower in Paris than in San Francisco, California.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.5°C (0.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -8 (-15) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -6 (-12) -3 (-5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -7 (-13) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +1 (+3) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) +0 (+0) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -55 (-2) -35 (-1) -43 (-2) +7 (+0) +52 (+2) +51 (+2) +58 (+2) +63 (+2) +50 (+2) +19 (+1) -22 (-1) -29 (-1) +119 (+5)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +6 (+19) +4 (+14) +3 (+10) +7 (+23) +9 (+29) +11 (+37) +11.5 (+37) +12.5 (+40) +12 (+40) +9 (+29) +8 (+27) +6 (+19)   +99 (+27)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 03' -3h 51' -3h 19' -3h 24' -3h 07' -3h 16' -1h 44' -1h 48' -3h 12' -3h 44' -4h 36' -4h 17'   -3h 17'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 10' -0h 42' -0h 07' +0h 28' +1h 01' +1h 19' +1h 11' +0h 42' +0h 06' -0h 29' -1h 02' -1h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -11.3 -11.3 -11.3 -11.3 -11.3 -11.2 -11.1 -11.1 -11.1 -11 -11.1 -11.2   -11.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +14 +13 +9 +3 +3 +4 +1 +3 +12 +19 +21 +15   +9.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -3.2 (-6) -4.6 (-8) -1.9 (-3) -1.4 (-3) +1.2 (+2) +2.4 (+4) +3 (+5) +1.9 (+3) +1 (+2) -0.1 (0) -1.2 (-2) -2.5 (-5) -0.5 (-1)

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