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Sacramento, California vs Cardiff, Wales Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Sacramento, California, Usa and Cardiff, Wales, Uk is approximately 8,353 km or 5,191 mi.
  • To reach Sacramento, California in this distance one would set out from Cardiff, Wales bearing 314.4° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Sacramento, California bearing 214.7° or SW .
  • Sacramento, California has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Cardiff, Wales has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Sacramento, California is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome whereas Cardiff, Wales is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 6.3 °C (11.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.2 °C (9.4°F) more in Sacramento, California. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 515.9 mm (20.3 in) less which is equivalent to 515.9 l/m² (12.66 US gal/ft²) or 5,159,000 l/ha (551,531 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 1917 more hours of sunlight per year in Sacramento, California. In whichever way circa 5h 14' more per day or about 2 1/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.9° higher in Sacramento, California than in Cardiff, Wales.
  • Relative humidity levels are 23.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.5°C (1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Sacramento, California relative to Cardiff, Wales. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Cardiff, Wales vs Sacramento, California.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +9 (+16) +9 (+15) +10 (+18) +12 (+21) +13 (+23) +14 (+25) +14 (+24) +13 (+24) +11 (+21) +7 (+13) +4 (+6) +10 (+18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +5 (+8) +2 (+4) +6 (+11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +4 (+6) +4 (+6) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +0 (+1) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +4 (+0) +6 (+0) -11 (0) -28 (-1) -57 (-2) -63 (-2) -73 (-3) -78 (-3) -83 (-3) -69 (-3) -31 (-1) -34 (-1) -516 (-20)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7 ( -23) -5 ( -18) -5 ( -16) -8 ( -27) -10 ( -32) -12 ( -40) -14 ( -45) -15 ( -48) -15 ( -50) -13 ( -42) -11 ( -37) -8 ( -26)   -123 ( -34)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 15' +3h 45' +4h 17' +4h 32' +5h 30' +6h 46' +7h 56' +7h 03' +6h 52' +6h 13' +4h 46' +2h 56'   +5h 14'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 27' +0h 51' +0h 09' -0h 35' -1h 16' -1h 39' -1h 28' -0h 52' -0h 08' +0h 36' +1h 17' +1h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +12.9 +12.9 +13 +13 +13 +12.9 +12.8 +12.8 +12.8 +12.7 +12.8 +12.9   +12.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -9 -14 -19 -19 -26 -30 -32 -32 -36 -33 -24 -9   -23.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +1.4 (+3) +3.6 (+6) +2.1 (+4) +2 (+4) +0.7 (+1) -0.4 (-1) -0.5 (-1) -0.5 (-1) -1.4 (-3) -0.8 (-1) -0.2 (0) +0.5 (+1) +0.5 (+1)

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