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Prince Rupert, British Columbia vs Alicante, Costa Blanca Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada and Alicante, Costa Blanca, Spain is approximately 8,659 km or 5,381 mi.
  • To reach Prince Rupert, British Columbia in this distance one would set out from Alicante, Costa Blanca bearing 332.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Prince Rupert, British Columbia bearing 217.9° or SW .
  • Prince Rupert, British Columbia has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Alicante, Costa Blanca has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The annual average temperature is 11 °C (19.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.4 °C (2.5°F) less in Prince Rupert, British Columbia. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2194.9 mm (86.4 in) more which is equivalent to 2194.9 l/m² (53.87 US gal/ft²) or 21,949,000 l/ha (2,346,494 US gal/ac) more. About 7 1/6 as much.
  • There are 2019 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Prince Rupert, British Columbia. In whichever way circa 5h 31' less per day or about 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.9° lower in Prince Rupert, British Columbia than in Alicante, Costa Blanca.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.6°C (13.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Prince Rupert, British Columbia relative to Alicante, Costa Blanca. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Alicante, Costa Blanca vs Prince Rupert, British Columbia.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -16 (-28) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -14 (-25)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-19) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -10 (-19) -11 (-20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-15) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -8 (-15) -9 (-17) -9 (-17) -10 (-18) -10 (-19) -9 (-17) -9 (-17) -9 (-15) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +231 (+9) +190 (+7) +163 (+6) +147 (+6) +110 (+4) +97 (+4) +109 (+4) +155 (+6) +203 (+8) +313 (+12) +242 (+10) +236 (+9) +2195 (+86)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +17 (+55) +14 (+50) +16 (+52) +13 (+43) +15 (+48) +13 (+43) +16 (+52) +15 (+48) +13 (+43) +20 (+65) +20 (+67) +18 (+58)   +190 (+52)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 44' -4h 44' -4h 19' -4h 50' -5h 00' -7h 16' -8h 05' -6h 44' -5h 26' -5h 21' -5h 00' -4h 44'   -5h 31'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 56' -1h 08' -0h 12' +0h 46' +1h 41' +2h 12' +1h 58' +1h 08' +0h 10' -0h 48' -1h 42' -2h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -15.7 -15.8 -15.7 -15.8 -15.8 -15.9 -15.9 -16.1 -16 -16 -15.9 -15.8   -15.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +19 +17 +11 +9 +12 +16 +15 +15 +13 +13 +16 +19   +14.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -6.8 (-12) -6.2 (-11) -7.5 (-14) -7.9 (-14) -7.2 (-13) -7.3 (-13) -8.4 (-15) -8.5 (-15) -8.9 (-16) -8.3 (-15) -7.8 (-14) -6.6 (-12) -7.6 (-14)

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