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Edinburgh, Scotland vs Grand Rapids, Michigan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Edinburgh, Scotland, Uk and Grand Rapids, Michigan, Usa is approximately 5,744 km or 3,569 mi.
  • To reach Edinburgh, Scotland in this distance one would set out from Grand Rapids, Michigan bearing 44.9° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Edinburgh, Scotland bearing 112.3° or ESE .
  • Edinburgh, Scotland has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Grand Rapids, Michigan has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Both are in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.1 °C (0.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.4 °C (29.5°F) less in Edinburgh, Scotland. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 247.5 mm (9.7 in) less which is equivalent to 247.5 l/m² (6.07 US gal/ft²) or 2,475,000 l/ha (264,594 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • There are 941 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Edinburgh, Scotland. In whichever way circa 2h 33' less per day or about 3/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.1° lower in Edinburgh, Scotland than in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 19.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4°C (7.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Edinburgh, Scotland relative to Grand Rapids, Michigan. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Grand Rapids, Michigan vs Edinburgh, Scotland.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +3 (+5) -3 (-5) -7 (-12) -9 (-15) -9 (-17) -8 (-15) -6 (-11) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +6 (+11) -2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) -1 (-1) -4 (-8) -6 (-12) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +7 (+12) 0 (0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) -4 (-8) -6 (-10) -5 (-8) -2 (-3) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +7 (+13) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +11 (+0) +6 (+0) -16 (-1) -45 (-2) -29 (-1) -43 (-2) -24 (-1) -26 (-1) -41 (-2) -6 (0) -21 (-1) -14 (-1) -248 (-10)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2 (+6) +3 (+11) +2 (+6) +2 (+7) +1 (+3) +5 (+17) +9 (+29) +7 (+23) +6 (+20) +7 (+23) +5 (+17) +4 (+13)   +53 (+14)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 48' -1h 22' -2h 11' -1h 38' -3h 01' -4h 02' -5h 25' -4h 38' -3h 12' -2h 48' -0h 50' -0h 48'   -2h 33'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 50' -1h 03' -0h 11' +0h 43' +1h 35' +2h 06' +1h 52' +1h 04' +0h 09' -0h 44' -1h 36' -2h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -13.1 -13.2 -13.2 -13.2 -13.2 -13.2 -13.1 -13.1 -13 -13 -13 -13.1   -13.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +8 +12 +18 +21 +23 +21 +28 +28 +25 +26 +14 +9   +19.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +9.7 (+17) +9.3 (+17) +6.6 (+12) +3.8 (+7) +1.1 (+2) -1.2 (-2) -0.4 (-1) +0.3 (+1) +1.9 (+3) +5.2 (+9) +4.3 (+8) +7.5 (+14) +4 (+7)

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