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Amherst, Ma vs Sal Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Amherst, Ma, Usa and Sal, Cape Verde is approximately 5,502 km or 3,419 mi.
  • To reach Amherst, Ma in this distance one would set out from Sal bearing 311.5° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Amherst, Ma bearing 285° or WNW .
  • Amherst, Ma has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Sal has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The average annual temperature is 14.2 °C (25.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.3 °C (38.3°F) more in Amherst, Ma. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1010 mm (39.8 in) more which is equivalent to 1010 l/m² (24.79 US gal/ft²) or 10,100,000 l/ha (1,079,757 US gal/ac) more. About 15 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23° lower in Amherst, Ma than in Sal.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Amherst, Ma relative to Sal. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Sal vs Amherst, Ma.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -21 (-37) -15 (-28) -8 (-15) -3 (-5) 1 (+1) 2 (+4) -1 (-1) -5 (-8) -11 (-19) -16 (-28) -21 (-39) -10 (-18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-47) -24 (-44) -19 (-35) -14 (-24) -8 (-14) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -10 (-17) -15 (-27) -19 (-35) -25 (-44) -14 (-26)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-54) -28 (-50) -22 (-39) -18 (-32) -13 (-24) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -9 (-17) -15 (-26) -19 (-35) -23 (-41) -27 (-49) -18 (-33)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +76 (+3) +71 (+3) +81 (+3) +93 (+4) +99 (+4) +97 (+4) +95 (+4) +79 (+3) +53 (+2) +81 (+3) +95 (+4) +93 (+4) +1010 (+40)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 48' -1h 06' -0h 12' +0h 45' +1h 35' +2h 01' +1h 49' +1h 06' +0h 10' -0h 47' -1h 36' -2h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -25.1 -25.1 -25.1 -25.2 -18.1 -11.9 -17.7 -25.2 -25.3 -25.1 -25.2 -25.2   -23

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