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Richmond, Virginia vs Cairo, Illinois Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Richmond, Virginia, Usa and Cairo, Illinois, Usa is approximately 1,048 km or 651 mi.
  • To reach Richmond, Virginia in this distance one would set out from Cairo, Illinois bearing 83.4° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Richmond, Virginia bearing 90.6° or E .
  • Both have a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Both are in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 0.9 °C (1.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) less in Richmond, Virginia. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 33 mm (1.3 in) less which is equivalent to 33 l/m² (0.81 US gal/ft²) or 330,000 l/ha (35,279 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 205 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Richmond, Virginia. In whichever way circa 0h 33' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.5° lower in Richmond, Virginia than in Cairo, Illinois.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2°C (3.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) 1 (+2) 1 (+2) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-2) 0 (0) -2 (-4) 0 (0) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) 0 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -25 (-1) -20 (-1) -36 (-1) -25 (-1) -18 (-1) -10 (0) +61 (+2) +61 (+2) +18 (+1) +2 (+0) -23 (-1) -18 (-1) -33 (-1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3)   +2 (+1)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 46' +0h 12' -0h 15' -0h 12' -0h 17' -0h 34' -0h 46' -1h 56' -1h 44' -1h 34' -0h 42' +0h 21'   -0h 33'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 02' -0h 01' -0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 02' +0h 02' +0h 02' +0h 01' +0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 02' -0h 02'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -0.5 -0.5 -0.5 -0.5 -0.5 -0.5 -0.5 -0.5 -0.5 -0.5 -0.5 -0.5   -0.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -7 -11 -8 -6 -6 -4 -1 -1 -1 +1 -6 -11   -5.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -0.9 (-2) -3.1 (-6) -2.3 (-4) -2.6 (-5) -2.6 (-5) -3 (-5) -1.7 (-3) -2.1 (-4) -1.2 (-2) -1.6 (-3) -1 (-2) -1.7 (-3) -2 (-4)

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