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Vaasa vs Chicago, Illinois Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Vaasa, Finland and Chicago, Illinois, Usa is approximately 6,810 km or 4,232 mi.
  • To reach Vaasa in this distance one would set out from Chicago, Illinois bearing 29.2° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Vaasa bearing 126.7° or SE .
  • Vaasa has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Chicago, Illinois has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Vaasa is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Chicago, Illinois is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 7.1 °C (12.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4 °C (7.2°F) less in Vaasa. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 342 mm (13.5 in) less which is equivalent to 342 l/m² (8.39 US gal/ft²) or 3,420,000 l/ha (365,621 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • There are 763 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Vaasa. In whichever way circa 2h 05' less per day or about 5/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.2° lower in Vaasa than in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Relative humidity levels are 24.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2°C (3.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Vaasa relative to Chicago, Illinois. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Chicago, Illinois vs Vaasa.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) -7 (-13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -10 (-17) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -7 (-13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -7 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -17 (-1) -19 (-1) -46 (-2) -51 (-2) -62 (-2) -65 (-3) -28 (-1) -12 (0) -7 (0) -19 (-1) -7 (0) -9 (0) -342 (-13)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +5 (+16) +3 (+11) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13) 0 ( 0) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +6 (+20) +7 (+23) +6 (+20) +6 (+19)   +33 (+9)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 03' -2h 15' -1h 13' -0h 24' -0h 15' +0h 10' -1h 13' -2h 32' -3h 30' -4h 15' -3h 20' -3h 07'   -2h 05'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 52' -2h 07' -0h 21' +1h 24' +3h 16' +4h 36' +3h 57' +2h 07' +0h 18' -1h 28' -3h 19' -4h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -21.2 -21.3 -21.3 -21.3 -21.3 -21.3 -21.2 -21.2 -21.1 -21.1 -21.1 -21.1   -21.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +21 +22 +23 +24 +16 +14 +23 +27 +33 +35 +29 +23   +24.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -1.7 (-3) -2.4 (-4) -1.7 (-3) -2.3 (-4) -3.6 (-6) -3.6 (-6) -2.8 (-5) -3 (-5) -2.2 (-4) -0.6 (-1) +0.3 (+1) -0.6 (-1) -2 (-4)

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