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Richmond, Virginia vs Attu Island, Alaska Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Richmond, Virginia, Usa and Attu Island, Alaska, Usa is approximately 7,897 km or 4,907 mi.
  • To reach Richmond, Virginia in this distance one would set out from Attu Island, Alaska bearing 52.3° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Richmond, Virginia bearing 143° or SE .
  • Richmond, Virginia has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Attu Island, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • The mean annual temperature is 10.6 °C (19.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10 °C (18°F) more in Richmond, Virginia. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 399 mm (15.7 in) less which is equivalent to 399 l/m² (9.79 US gal/ft²) or 3,990,000 l/ha (426,557 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.3° higher in Richmond, Virginia than in Attu Island, Alaska.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +13 (+23) +18 (+32) +21 (+38) +22 (+40) +21 (+38) +17 (+31) +17 (+31) +14 (+25) +12 (+22) +8 (+14) +15 (+27)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +5 (+8) +9 (+15) +13 (+23) +16 (+29) +18 (+32) +17 (+30) +14 (+24) +13 (+23) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) +11 (+19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) 0 (0) +4 (+7) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) 0 (0) +6 (+11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -4 (0) -5 (0) -3 (0) -35 (-1) -17 (-1) +7 (+0) +23 (+1) -34 (-1) -67 (-3) -141 (-6) -71 (-3) -52 (-2) -399 (-16)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -16 ( -52) -9 ( -32) -14 ( -45) -13 ( -43) -7 ( -23) -5 ( -17) -6 ( -19) -7 ( -23) -13 ( -43) -20 ( -65) -21 ( -70) -20 ( -65)   -151 ( -41)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 45' +1h 02' +0h 11' -0h 42' -1h 32' -2h 00' -1h 47' -1h 02' -0h 09' +0h 44' +1h 33' +2h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +15.5 +15.5 +15.6 +15.6 +15.5 +15.3 +15.1 +15.1 +15 +15 +15.1 +15.3   +15.3

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