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Chita vs Almaty Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Chita, Russia and Almaty, Kazakhstan is approximately 2,862 km or 1,778 mi.
  • To reach Chita in this distance one would set out from Almaty bearing 57.2° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Chita bearing 84.6° or E .
  • Chita has a boreal subarctic climate with dry winters (Dwc) whereas Almaty has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Chita is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Almaty is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 11.8 °C (21.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.5 °C (27.9°F) more in Chita. The continentality subtype is hypercontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 238 mm (9.4 in) less which is equivalent to 238 l/m² (5.84 US gal/ft²) or 2,380,000 l/ha (254,438 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • There are 39 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Chita. In whichever way circa 0h 05' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.8° lower in Chita than in Almaty.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.1°C (16.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Chita relative to Almaty. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Almaty vs Chita.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -17 (-31) -14 (-25) -11 (-19) -9 (-15) -6 (-10) -5 (-8) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -15 (-27) -20 (-35) -12 (-21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -24 (-1) -30 (-1) -60 (-2) -82 (-3) -79 (-3) -8 (0) +58 (+2) +67 (+3) +26 (+1) -34 (-1) -41 (-2) -31 (-1) -238 (-9)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -6 ( -19) -6 ( -21) -9 ( -29) -7 ( -23) -5 ( -16) 0 ( 0) +5 (+16) +9 (+29) +4 (+13) -3 ( -10) -6 ( -20) -4 ( -13)   -28 ( -8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 15' +1h 48' +3h 07' +1h 24' +0h 56' -0h 54' -2h 38' -2h 13' -1h 56' -0h 44' +0h 04' -0h 17'   -0h 05'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 06' -0h 38' -0h 06' +0h 26' +0h 57' +1h 15' +1h 07' +0h 39' +0h 05' -0h 27' -0h 58' -1h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8.7 -8.8 -8.8 -8.8 -8.8 -8.8 -8.7 -8.8 -8.8 -8.7 -8.7 -8.8   -8.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +0 -2 -9 +11 -8 +8 +25 +29 +26 +12 +3 +4   +8.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -19.5 (-35) -16.8 (-30) -14.8 (-27) -7.1 (-13) -9.7 (-17) -2.9 (-5) +2.5 (+5) +0.5 (+1) -1.9 (-3) -7.1 (-13) -14 (-25) -18.5 (-33) -9.1 (-16)

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