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San Diego, California vs Acapulco Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between San Diego, California, Usa and Acapulco, Mexico is approximately 2,493 km or 1,549 mi.
  • To reach San Diego, California in this distance one would set out from Acapulco bearing 318.7° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach San Diego, California bearing 311.3° or NW .
  • San Diego, California has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Acapulco has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • San Diego, California is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome whereas Acapulco is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 9.6 °C (17.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.4 °C (11.5°F) more in San Diego, California. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1135.5 mm (44.7 in) less which is equivalent to 1135.5 l/m² (27.87 US gal/ft²) or 11,355,000 l/ha (1,213,925 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • There are 140 more hours of sunlight per year in San Diego, California. In whichever way circa 0h 22' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.6° lower in San Diego, California than in Acapulco.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.8°C (23°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for San Diego, California relative to Acapulco. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Acapulco vs San Diego, California.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -8 (-15) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -10 (-19)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -10 (-19) -10 (-19) -9 (-16) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -11 (-19) -13 (-23) -10 (-17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -10 (-17) -9 (-16) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -5 (-8) -5 (-10) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +37 (+1) +38 (+1) +43 (+2) +15 (+1) -23 (-1) -269 (-11) -209 (-8) -310 (-12) -335 (-13) -136 (-5) -13 (-1) +26 (+1) -1136 (-45)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +6 (+19) +6.5 (+23) +6.5 (+21) +4.5 (+15) 0 ( 0) -11 ( -37) -14.5 ( -47) -13 ( -42) -16 ( -53) -7 ( -23) +3 (+10) +5 (+16)   -30 ( -8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 54' -1h 37' -0h 38' +0h 16' +0h 44' +1h 50' +2h 36' +1h 48' +3h 30' +0h 17' -1h 14' -1h 07'   +0h 22'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 00' -0h 37' -0h 06' +0h 26' +0h 53' +1h 08' +1h 01' +0h 37' +0h 05' -0h 26' -0h 54' -1h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -16 -15.9 -15.9 -16 -8.9 -2.6 -8.6 -15.9 -16 -15.9 -15.9 -15.9   -13.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -20 -18 -15 -13 -12 -10 -8 -10 -15 -18 -26 -23   -15.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -16.3 (-29) -15.2 (-27) -14.1 (-25) -12.9 (-23) -12.6 (-23) -11 (-20) -8.3 (-15) -7.8 (-14) -9.1 (-16) -11.9 (-21) -16.5 (-30) -17.4 (-31) -12.8 (-23)

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