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Sacramento, California vs Houston, Texas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Sacramento, California, Usa and Houston, Texas, Usa is approximately 2,574 km or 1,599 mi.
  • To reach Sacramento, California in this distance one would set out from Houston, Texas bearing 298.7° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Sacramento, California bearing 283.8° or WNW .
  • Sacramento, California has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Houston, Texas has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Sacramento, California is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome whereas Houston, Texas is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 4 °C (7.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.9 °C (1.6°F) less in Sacramento, California. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 725.1 mm (28.5 in) less which is equivalent to 725.1 l/m² (17.8 US gal/ft²) or 7,251,000 l/ha (775,180 US gal/ac) less. About 3/8 as much.
  • There are 611 more hours of sunlight per year in Sacramento, California. In whichever way circa 1h 40' more per day or about 1 1/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.5° lower in Sacramento, California than in Houston, Texas.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.6°C (8.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Sacramento, California relative to Houston, Texas. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Houston, Texas 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) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) 0 (+1) 0 (0) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -3 (-5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -4 (-8) -5 (-8) -4 (-7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -4 (-7) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -9 (-15) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -5 (-9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +11 (+0) -2 (0) -9 (0) -52 (-2) -126 (-5) -123 (-5) -90 (-4) -87 (-3) -115 (-5) -81 (-3) -27 (-1) -24 (-1) -725 (-29)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -4) -1 ( -3) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13) -7 ( -23) -10 ( -32) -9 ( -29) -8 ( -27) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -7) 0 ( 0)   -48 ( -13)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 05' +0h 53' +1h 40' +2h 50' +2h 32' +2h 44' +3h 42' +3h 23' +2h 52' +1h 17' +0h 14' -1h 00'   +1h 40'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 39' -0h 24' -0h 04' +0h 16' +0h 35' +0h 44' +0h 40' +0h 24' +0h 03' -0h 17' -0h 35' -0h 44'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8.5 -8.5 -8.5 -8.6 -8.5 -8.6 -8.5 -8.6 -8.5 -8.5 -8.5 -8.5   -8.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +15 +9 +5 -4 -10 -14 -14 -12 -14 -3 +7 +16   -1.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.2 (+0) +0.2 (+0) -2.5 (-5) -6.2 (-11) -7.6 (-14) -8.8 (-16) -7.8 (-14) -7.3 (-13) -7.7 (-14) -3.6 (-6) -2.4 (-4) -1.1 (-2) -4.6 (-8)

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