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Richmond, Virginia vs Columbus, Ohio Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Richmond, Virginia, Usa and Columbus, Ohio, Usa is approximately 556 km or 345 mi.
  • To reach Richmond, Virginia in this distance one would set out from Columbus, Ohio bearing 118.3° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Richmond, Virginia bearing 121.7° or ESE .
  • Richmond, Virginia has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Columbus, Ohio has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Richmond, Virginia is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome whereas Columbus, Ohio is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 3.7 °C (6.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4 °C (7.2°F) less in Richmond, Virginia. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 152.5 mm (6 in) more which is equivalent to 152.5 l/m² (3.74 US gal/ft²) or 1,525,000 l/ha (163,033 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/6 as much.
  • There are 189 more hours of sunlight per year in Richmond, Virginia. In whichever way circa 0h 31' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.5° higher in Richmond, Virginia than in Columbus, Ohio.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.6°C (4.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Richmond, Virginia relative to Columbus, Ohio. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Columbus, Ohio 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) +7 (+12) +5 (+8) +4 (+8) +4 (+6) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +4 (+8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +5 (+10) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +5 (+8) +4 (+7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+10) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +4 (+6) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) +3 (+5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +34 (+1) +17 (+1) +3 (+0) -3 (0) -6 (0) -9 (0) +33 (+1) +46 (+2) +19 (+1) +21 (+1) -6 (0) +3 (+0) +153 (+6)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -4) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) +2 (+6) +2 (+6) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -6)   -13 ( -4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 29' +1h 35' +1h 23' +1h 28' +0h 25' +0h 08' -0h 11' -1h 07' -0h 56' -0h 36' +1h 04' +1h 36'   +0h 31'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 13' +0h 08' +0h 01' -0h 05' -0h 11' -0h 14' -0h 13' -0h 08' -0h 01' +0h 05' +0h 11' +0h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +2.5 +2.5 +2.5 +2.5 +2.5 +2.5 +2.5 +2.5 +2.5 +2.5 +2.5 +2.5   +2.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -11 -13 -9 -7 -3 +0 +5 +6 +5 +1 -9 -13   -4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +1.1 (+2) +1.7 (+3) +2.2 (+4) +2.6 (+5) +3.9 (+7) +4.1 (+7) +4.1 (+7) +2.5 (+5) +1 (+2) +1.5 (+3) +2.6 (+5)

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