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Calgary, Alberta vs Amsterdam Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Calgary, Alberta, Canada and Amsterdam, Netherlands is approximately 7,203 km or 4,476 mi.
  • To reach Calgary, Alberta in this distance one would set out from Amsterdam bearing 322.7° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Calgary, Alberta bearing 216.3° or SW .
  • Calgary, Alberta has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Amsterdam has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Calgary, Alberta is in or near the boreal wet forest biome whereas Amsterdam is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 5.7 °C (10.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10 °C (18°F) more in Calgary, Alberta. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 367.3 mm (14.5 in) less which is equivalent to 367.3 l/m² (9.01 US gal/ft²) or 3,673,000 l/ha (392,668 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 588 more hours of sunlight per year in Calgary, Alberta. In whichever way circa 1h 36' more per day or about 1 3/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1° higher in Calgary, Alberta than in Amsterdam.
  • Relative humidity levels are 20.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.6°C (17.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) 0 (-1) 1 (+2) 1 (+1) -2 (-3) -1 (-3) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -3 (-6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -4 (-8) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -6 (-10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-26) -11 (-20) -9 (-17) -6 (-12) -5 (-9) -4 (-6) -4 (-6) -4 (-8) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -12 (-22) -15 (-28) -8 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -56 (-2) -43 (-2) -29 (-1) -24 (-1) +1 (+0) +19 (+1) -7 (0) -38 (-2) -24 (-1) -57 (-2) -58 (-2) -51 (-2) -367 (-14)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -14 ( -45) -11 ( -39) -5 ( -16) -7 ( -23) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) -7 ( -23) -7 ( -23) -11 ( -37) -13 ( -42) -14 ( -47) -14 ( -45)   -108 ( -30)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 27' +1h 46' +0h 36' +0h 40' +0h 52' +0h 24' +3h 48' +2h 52' +1h 22' +1h 48' +2h 02' +1h 36'   +1h 36'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 08' +0h 05' +0h 00' -0h 03' -0h 07' -0h 10' -0h 09' -0h 05' -0h 00' +0h 03' +0h 07' +0h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +1 +1.1 +1.1 +1.1 +1.1 +1 +0.9 +0.8 +0.9 +0.8 +0.9 +1   +1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -16 -13 -11 -19 -22 -17 -24 -27 -28 -26 -22 -19   -20.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) -13.1 (-24) -9.9 (-18) -9.1 (-16) -7.8 (-14) -8.5 (-15) -6.1 (-11) -7 (-13) -8.4 (-15) -10.2 (-18) -9.7 (-17) -12 (-22) -13.7 (-25) -9.6 (-17)

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