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Catania, Sicily vs Van Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Catania, Sicily, Italy and Van, Turkey is approximately 2,472 km or 1,536 mi.
  • To reach Catania, Sicily in this distance one would set out from Van bearing 276.3° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Catania, Sicily bearing 258.7° or WSW .
  • Catania, Sicily has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Van has a warm, dry summer continental/ hemiboreal climate (Dsb).
  • Catania, Sicily is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Van is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 8.6 °C (15.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.1 °C (20°F) less in Catania, Sicily. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 162.1 mm (6.4 in) more which is equivalent to 162.1 l/m² (3.98 US gal/ft²) or 1,621,000 l/ha (173,296 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/7 as much.
  • There are 156 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Catania, Sicily. In whichever way circa 0h 25' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1° higher in Catania, Sicily than in Van.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.5°C (18.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Catania, Sicily relative to Van. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Van vs Catania, Sicily.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+26) +14 (+26) +11 (+21) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +10 (+19) +13 (+23) +9 (+15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +14 (+26) +11 (+20) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +4 (+8) +3 (+6) +4 (+8) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +9 (+15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+24) +13 (+24) +10 (+17) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +5 (+8) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +8 (+15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +40 (+2) +19 (+1) +4 (+0) -19 (-1) -31 (-1) -15 (-1) +1 (+0) +2 (+0) +32 (+1) +58 (+2) +20 (+1) +52 (+2) +162 (+6)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) -2 ( -7) -3 ( -10) -5 ( -17) -5 ( -16) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) +2 (+6)   -12 ( -3)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 13' -0h 40' +0h 21' -0h 46' -1h 19' -1h 44' -1h 19' -1h 01' +0h 26' +0h 17' +0h 40' +0h 11'   -0h 25'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 05' +0h 03' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 04' -0h 05' -0h 05' -0h 03' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 04' +0h 05'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +1 +1 +1 +1.1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1   +1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +0 -2 -3 +1 +8 +14 +19 +26 +25 +11 +6 +6   +9.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +13.8 (+25) +13 (+23) +9.6 (+17) +6.9 (+12) +6.8 (+12) +7.7 (+14) +8.4 (+15) +11.6 (+21) +12.7 (+23) +11.1 (+20) +11.6 (+21) +12.8 (+23) +10.5 (+19)

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