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Warsaw vs Riga Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Warsaw, Poland and Riga, Latvia is approximately 564 km or 350 mi.
  • To reach Warsaw in this distance one would set out from Riga bearing 201.4° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Warsaw bearing 198.9° or SSW .
  • Both have a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Warsaw is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Riga is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 1.6 °C (2.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.3 °C (0.5°F) less in Warsaw. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 121 mm (4.8 in) less which is equivalent to 121 l/m² (2.97 US gal/ft²) or 1,210,000 l/ha (129,357 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • There are 136 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Warsaw. In whichever way circa 0h 22' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.8° higher in Warsaw than in Riga.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.2°C (2.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +1 (+3) +2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+3) +2 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -11 (0) -4 (0) -5 (0) -6 (0) +15 (+1) +10 (+0) -10 (0) -17 (-1) -33 (-1) -23 (-1) -20 (-1) -17 (-1) -121 (-5)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -4) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) +2 (+6) -2 ( -6) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -17) -2 ( -6)   -22 ( -6)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 32' -0h 12' -0h 48' -1h 18' -0h 30' -1h 16' -1h 50' -0h 38' -0h 16' +0h 54' +0h 28' +0h 27'   -0h 22'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 51' +0h 29' +0h 05' -0h 19' -0h 44' -1h 00' -0h 52' -0h 29' -0h 04' +0h 20' +0h 45' +1h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +4.8 +4.8 +4.7 +4.8 +4.8 +4.8 +4.8 +4.7 +4.8 +4.7 +4.8 +4.8   +4.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +1 +2 +0 -1 -3 -4 -2 -6 -6 -1 +0 +1   -1.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +1.5 (+3) +2.4 (+4) +2.1 (+4) +2.3 (+4) +1.4 (+3) +0.3 (+1) +0.7 (+1) -0.1 (0) +0 (+0) +0.6 (+1) +1.1 (+2) +1.6 (+3) +1.2 (+2)

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