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Richmond, Virginia vs Antananarivo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Richmond, Virginia, Usa and Antananarivo, Madagascar is approximately 14,309 km or 8,892 mi.
  • To reach Richmond, Virginia in this distance one would set out from Antananarivo bearing 303.5° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Richmond, Virginia bearing 264.6° or W .
  • Richmond, Virginia has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Antananarivo has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Richmond, Virginia is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome whereas Antananarivo is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 3.5 °C (6.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.4 °C (27.7°F) more in Richmond, Virginia. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 336.3 mm (13.2 in) less which is equivalent to 336.3 l/m² (8.25 US gal/ft²) or 3,363,000 l/ha (359,527 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • There are 6 more hours of sunlight per year in Richmond, Virginia. In whichever way circa 0h 00' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.4° lower in Richmond, Virginia than in Antananarivo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 23.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.6°C (15.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Richmond, Virginia relative to Antananarivo. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Antananarivo vs Richmond, Virginia.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -11 (-20) -4 (-8) +3 (+5) +9 (+16) +12 (+21) +9 (+16) +4 (+8) -5 (-9) -11 (-19) -16 (-30) -4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -12 (-21) -5 (-8) +3 (+5) +9 (+16) +11 (+21) +10 (+18) +5 (+9) -4 (-7) -10 (-18) -16 (-28) -3 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-33) -19 (-34) -14 (-26) -7 (-13) +1 (+1) +7 (+13) +10 (+17) +9 (+17) +4 (+8) -5 (-9) -12 (-21) -17 (-31) -5 (-9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -185 (-7) -205 (-8) -118 (-5) +15 (+1) +72 (+3) +86 (+3) +131 (+5) +130 (+5) +83 (+3) +0 (+0) -112 (-4) -234 (-9) -336 (-13)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -12 ( -39) -8 ( -28) -8 ( -26) 0 ( 0) +2 (+6) 0 ( 0) +2 (+6) +2 (+6) +2 (+7) 0 ( 0) -6 ( -20) -11 ( -35)   -37 ( -10)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 46' -1h 27' +0h 38' +0h 28' +1h 32' +3h 08' +3h 01' +1h 03' -0h 40' -2h 19' -1h 52' -1h 42'   +0h 00'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 16' -2h 01' -0h 22' +1h 24' +2h 53' +3h 39' +3h 18' +2h 02' +0h 19' -1h 27' -2h 56' -3h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -54.4 -39.1 -18 +5.2 +21.8 +28.1 +22.1 +5.4 -17.5 -39.6 -54.1 -56.2   -16.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -22 -27 -32 -32 -27 -26 -22 -18 -17 -17 -22 -24   -23.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -20.4 (-37) -21.3 (-38) -18 (-32) -12.1 (-22) -3.8 (-7) +2.4 (+4) +5.8 (+10) +5.4 (+10) +0.9 (+2) -7.8 (-14) -14.7 (-26) -19.7 (-35) -8.6 (-15)

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