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Brasilia vs Petrolina Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Brasilia, Brazil and Petrolina, Brazil is approximately 1,077 km or 669 mi.
  • To reach Brasilia in this distance one would set out from Petrolina bearing 227.9° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Brasilia bearing 229.5° or SW .
  • Brasilia has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Petrolina has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Brasilia is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Petrolina is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 5.1 °C (9.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.3 °C (0.5°F) less in Brasilia. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 942.3 mm (37.1 in) more which is equivalent to 942.3 l/m² (23.13 US gal/ft²) or 9,423,000 l/ha (1,007,381 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.5° lower in Brasilia than in Petrolina.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.4°C (4.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-10) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -5 (-10) -6 (-10) -4 (-6) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -5 (-9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +169 (+7) +124 (+5) +41 (+2) +42 (+2) +11 (+0) -1 (0) -1 (0) +9 (+0) +46 (+2) +151 (+6) +188 (+7) +165 (+6) +942 (+37)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 20' +0h 12' +0h 02' -0h 08' -0h 18' -0h 23' -0h 20' -0h 12' -0h 02' +0h 09' +0h 18' +0h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +5.9 -2.8 -6.3 -6.4 -6.4 -6.4 -6.4 -6.4 -6.3 -2.1 +5.7 +6.4   -2.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +18 +14 +9 +5 +4 +0 -4 -4 +5 +18 +25 +25   +9.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.7 (-1) -1.8 (-3) -2.4 (-4) -3.1 (-6) -4 (-7) -5.1 (-9) -6.3 (-11) -4.5 (-8) -1.8 (-3) -0.3 (-1) +0.3 (+1) +0.7 (+1) -2.4 (-4)

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