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Gothenburg vs Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gothenburg, Sweden and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Usa is approximately 6,208 km or 3,858 mi.
  • To reach Gothenburg in this distance one would set out from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania bearing 40.2° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Gothenburg bearing 112.1° or ESE .
  • Gothenburg has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Gothenburg is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 4.6 °C (8.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.7 °C (12.1°F) less in Gothenburg. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 381.8 mm (15 in) less which is equivalent to 381.8 l/m² (9.37 US gal/ft²) or 3,818,000 l/ha (408,170 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 685 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Gothenburg. In whichever way circa 1h 53' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.8° lower in Gothenburg than in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Relative humidity levels are 22.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.4°C (0.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Gothenburg relative to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania vs Gothenburg.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -9 (-15) -9 (-16) -9 (-17) -9 (-17) -8 (-15) -7 (-12) -2 (-4) -7 (-12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -5 (-10) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -4 (-6) 0 (0) -5 (-8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) 0 (0) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -5 (-8) -5 (-8) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +2 (+4) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -31 (-1) -37 (-1) -59 (-2) -53 (-2) -61 (-2) -41 (-2) -23 (-1) -13 (0) -12 (0) -2 (0) -23 (-1) -29 (-1) -382 (-15)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +3 (+10) +3 (+11) -2 ( -6) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) +2 (+7) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +7 (+23) +7 (+23) +7 (+23) +7 (+23)   +42 (+12)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 11' -3h 09' -1h 54' -0h 52' +0h 25' -0h 38' -0h 25' -0h 25' -1h 48' -3h 15' -3h 40' -3h 42'   -1h 53'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 29' -1h 26' -0h 15' +0h 58' +2h 08' +2h 51' +2h 31' +1h 26' +0h 13' -1h 00' -2h 10' -2h 52'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -17.8 -17.8 -17.9 -17.9 -17.9 -17.9 -17.8 -17.7 -17.7 -17.7 -17.7 -17.7   -17.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +24 +25 +24 +22 +15 +16 +20 +19 +24 +28 +30 +27   +22.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +3.8 (+7) +2.3 (+4) +0.4 (+1) +0.1 (+0) -1.6 (-3) -2.3 (-4) -2 (-4) -2.7 (-5) -1.4 (-3) +1.2 (+2) +2.6 (+5) +4.4 (+8) +0.4 (+1)

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