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Calgary, Alberta vs Adelaide, South Australia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Calgary, Alberta, Canada and Adelaide, South Australia, Australia is approximately 14,110 km or 8,768 mi.
  • To reach Calgary, Alberta in this distance one would set out from Adelaide, South Australia bearing 48.5° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Calgary, Alberta bearing 77.9° or ENE .
  • Calgary, Alberta has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Adelaide, South Australia has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Calgary, Alberta is in or near the boreal wet forest biome whereas Adelaide, South Australia is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 12.5 °C (22.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.1 °C (27.2°F) more in Calgary, Alberta. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 48.8 mm (1.9 in) less which is equivalent to 48.8 l/m² (1.2 US gal/ft²) or 488,000 l/ha (52,170 US gal/ac) less. About 8/9 as much.
  • There are 360 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Calgary, Alberta. In whichever way circa 1h 00' less per day or about 6/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.4° lower in Calgary, Alberta than in Adelaide, South Australia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8°C (14.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Calgary, Alberta relative to Adelaide, South Australia. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Adelaide, South Australia vs Calgary, Alberta.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -32 (-57) -29 (-51) -22 (-40) -12 (-21) -2 (-4) +5 (+8) +8 (+15) +7 (+12) -1 (-1) -8 (-15) -21 (-38) -28 (-51) -11 (-20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -31 (-56) -28 (-51) -22 (-40) -13 (-23) -4 (-8) +2 (+4) +5 (+10) +4 (+7) -3 (-5) -10 (-18) -21 (-38) -28 (-51) -12 (-22)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -31 (-56) -28 (-51) -23 (-41) -14 (-26) -7 (-12) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) -5 (-9) -12 (-21) -22 (-39) -29 (-52) -14 (-25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -7 (0) -10 (0) -7 (0) -13 (-1) -4 (0) +27 (+1) +3 (+0) -2 (0) +8 (+0) -22 (-1) -11 (0) -11 (0) -49 (-2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +4 (+13) +4 (+14) +6 (+19) -1 ( -3) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -7) -6 ( -19) -5 ( -16) -5 ( -17) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3)   -12 ( -3)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 44' -5h 05' -3h 05' +0h 06' +2h 52' +3h 42' +5h 54' +3h 38' -0h 06' -2h 01' -4h 48' -6h 27'   -1h 00'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 50' -3h 35' -0h 39' +2h 28' +5h 09' +6h 33' +5h 55' +3h 35' +0h 33' -2h 33' -5h 13' -6h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -55.7 -37 -15.6 +7.6 +24.3 +30.7 +24.6 +7.9 -14.9 -37.5 -55.8 -63   -15.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +39 +37 +28 +5 -10 -14 -15 -11 -1 +12 +29 +36   +11.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -17.5 (-32) -15.3 (-28) -12.3 (-22) -9.8 (-18) -6.7 (-12) -1.3 (-2) +1.2 (+2) +0.7 (+1) -2.9 (-5) -5.5 (-10) -10.9 (-20) -15.8 (-28) -8 (-14)

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