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Parakou vs Zurich Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Parakou, Benin and Zurich, Switzerland is approximately 4,266 km or 2,651 mi.
  • To reach Parakou in this distance one would set out from Zurich bearing 189.5° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Parakou bearing 186.5° or S .
  • Parakou has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Zurich has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Parakou is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Zurich is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 18.2 °C (32.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.3 °C (23.9°F) less in Parakou. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 48 mm (1.9 in) more which is equivalent to 48 l/m² (1.18 US gal/ft²) or 480,000 l/ha (51,315 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 31.1° higher in Parakou than in Zurich.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Parakou relative to Zurich. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Zurich vs Parakou.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +32 (+58) +32 (+58) +28 (+51) +23 (+41) +16 (+29) +11 (+19) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +12 (+21) +19 (+34) +27 (+48) +31 (+55) +20 (+37)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +27 (+49) +28 (+50) +26 (+46) +21 (+38) +15 (+28) +11 (+19) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +17 (+31) +23 (+41) +26 (+46) +18 (+33)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +22 (+39) +23 (+41) +22 (+40) +19 (+35) +15 (+26) +11 (+19) +9 (+15) +9 (+16) +11 (+19) +15 (+27) +18 (+33) +20 (+36) +16 (+29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -65 (-3) -61 (-2) -31 (-1) -4 (0) +26 (+1) +47 (+2) +72 (+3) +74 (+3) +112 (+4) +22 (+1) -76 (-3) -68 (-3) +48 (+2)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 47' +1h 42' +0h 18' -1h 10' -2h 27' -3h 08' -2h 49' -1h 42' -0h 16' +1h 13' +2h 29' +3h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +37.9 +37.8 +37.9 +32.8 +16.3 +9.8 +15.8 +32.5 +37.9 +37.7 +37.9 +38   +31.1

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