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Glasgow, Scotland vs Johannesburg Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Glasgow, Scotland, Uk and Johannesburg, South Africa is approximately 9,629 km or 5,984 mi.
  • To reach Glasgow, Scotland in this distance one would set out from Johannesburg bearing 342.4° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Glasgow, Scotland bearing 331° or NNW .
  • Glasgow, Scotland has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Johannesburg has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Glasgow, Scotland is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Johannesburg is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 7.3 °C (13.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) more in Glasgow, Scotland. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 566 mm (22.3 in) more which is equivalent to 566 l/m² (13.89 US gal/ft²) or 5,660,000 l/ha (605,092 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • There are 1939 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Glasgow, Scotland. In whichever way circa 5h 18' less per day or about 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 28.8° lower in Glasgow, Scotland than in Johannesburg.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Glasgow, Scotland relative to Johannesburg. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Johannesburg vs Glasgow, Scotland.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -18 (-32) -15 (-27) -10 (-18) -4 (-7) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +-1 (-2) -7 (-13) -12 (-22) -16 (-29) -19 (-34) -10 (-18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -16 (-28) -13 (-23) -8 (-14) -2 (-4) +3 (+5) +5 (+8) +2 (+4) -4 (-6) -9 (-16) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -7 (-13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -6 (-11) 0 (0) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) 0 (0) -6 (-11) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -5 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -14 (-1) -9 (0) -21 (-1) +13 (+1) +50 (+2) +61 (+2) +93 (+4) +87 (+3) +75 (+3) +112 (+4) +95 (+4) +24 (+1) +566 (+22)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +4 (+13) +4 (+14) +3 (+10) +8 (+27) +10 (+32) +14 (+47) +15 (+48) +15 (+48) +13 (+43) +9 (+29) +5 (+17) +5 (+16)   +105 (+29)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -7h 03' -5h 37' -4h 29' -3h 34' -3h 01' -2h 54' -3h 58' -5h 17' -5h 30' -6h 23' -7h 42' -8h 09'   -5h 18'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 01' -3h 39' -0h 39' +2h 30' +5h 17' +6h 47' +6h 06' +3h 40' +0h 34' -2h 36' -5h 21' -6h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -68.9 -50.4 -29 -5.9 +10.7 +17.2 +11.1 -5.6 -28.4 -50.9 -68.8 -76.4   -28.8

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