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Nelson vs Chicago, Illinois Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Nelson, New Zealand and Chicago, Illinois, Usa is approximately 13,551 km or 8,420 mi.
  • To reach Nelson in this distance one would set out from Chicago, Illinois bearing 240.9° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Nelson bearing 240.1° or WSW .
  • Nelson has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Chicago, Illinois has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Nelson is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Chicago, Illinois is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.9 °C (3.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.6 °C (29.9°F) less in Nelson. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 151.5 mm (6 in) more which is equivalent to 151.5 l/m² (3.72 US gal/ft²) or 1,515,000 l/ha (161,964 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.2° lower in Nelson than in Chicago, Illinois.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+37) +20 (+35) +14 (+25) +4 (+6) -6 (-11) -14 (-24) -18 (-32) -16 (-28) -9 (-16) 0 (-1) +10 (+18) +18 (+32) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +33 (+1) +15 (+1) +12 (+0) +16 (+1) -3 (0) -23 (-1) +4 (+0) +16 (+1) +10 (+0) +18 (+1) +28 (+1) +25 (+1) +152 (+6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 16' +3h 15' +0h 35' -2h 15' -4h 40' -5h 54' -5h 21' -3h 16' -0h 30' +2h 19' +4h 43' +5h 54'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +40.1 +21.4 +0 -23.2 -39.9 -46.4 -40.4 -23.7 -0.8 +21.8 +40.1 +47.3   -0.2

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