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Sacramento, California vs Kingston Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Sacramento, California, Usa and Kingston, Jamaica is approximately 4,880 km or 3,032 mi.
  • To reach Sacramento, California in this distance one would set out from Kingston bearing 307.4° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Sacramento, California bearing 285.1° or WNW .
  • Sacramento, California has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Kingston has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The average temperature is 11.1 °C (20°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.5 °C (26.1°F) more in Sacramento, California. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 365.9 mm (14.4 in) less which is equivalent to 365.9 l/m² (8.98 US gal/ft²) or 3,659,000 l/ha (391,171 US gal/ac) less. About 5/9 as much.
  • There are 468 more hours of sunlight per year in Sacramento, California. In whichever way circa 1h 16' more per day or about 1 1/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.8° lower in Sacramento, California than in Kingston.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15°C (27°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -13 (-24) -11 (-20) -8 (-15) -3 (-6) 0 (0) 3 (+5) 2 (+4) 0 (-1) -6 (-10) -14 (-25) -19 (-33) -7 (-13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-33) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -12 (-21) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -10 (-18) -16 (-28) -19 (-34) -11 (-20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -16 (-28) -15 (-27) -12 (-22) -11 (-19) -11 (-19) -12 (-21) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -20 (-36) -15 (-27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +75 (+3) +55 (+2) +55 (+2) -8 (0) -131 (-5) -111 (-4) -50 (-2) -90 (-4) -77 (-3) -141 (-6) +17 (+1) +39 (+2) -366 (-14)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +7 (+23) +7 (+25) +5 (+16) +2 (+7) -3 ( -10) -6 ( -20) -5 ( -16) -6 ( -19) -6 ( -20) -7 ( -23) 0 ( 0) +6 (+19)   -6 ( -2)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 30' -2h 11' -0h 32' +1h 16' +3h 40' +5h 46' +5h 40' +4h 54' +4h 08' +2h 05' -1h 24' -3h 38'   +1h 16'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 24' -0h 52' -0h 09' +0h 36' +1h 14' +1h 35' +1h 26' +0h 52' +0h 08' -0h 37' -1h 15' -1h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -20.5 -20.5 -20.5 -20.6 -15.7 -9.6 -15.3 -20.6 -20.5 -20.5 -20.5 -20.5   -18.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +5 -4 -14 -22 -28 -32 -30 -24 -27 -26 -8 +5   -17.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -16.6 (-30) -15.4 (-28) -16.5 (-30) -16.4 (-30) -15.6 (-28) -14.3 (-26) -11.6 (-21) -10.4 (-19) -13.1 (-24) -15.9 (-29) -16.8 (-30) -17.5 (-32) -15 (-27)

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