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Edinburgh, Scotland vs Pretoria Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Edinburgh, Scotland, Uk and Pretoria, South Africa is approximately 9,568 km or 5,945 mi.
  • To reach Edinburgh, Scotland in this distance one would set out from Pretoria bearing 342.9° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Edinburgh, Scotland bearing 331.8° or NNW .
  • Edinburgh, Scotland has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Pretoria has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Edinburgh, Scotland is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Pretoria is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 8.9 °C (16.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.8 °C (1.4°F) more in Edinburgh, Scotland. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 151 mm (5.9 in) more which is equivalent to 151 l/m² (3.71 US gal/ft²) or 1,510,000 l/ha (161,429 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/7 as much.
  • There are 1870 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Edinburgh, Scotland. In whichever way circa 5h 07' less per day or about 3/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 29.4° lower in Edinburgh, Scotland than in Pretoria.
  • Relative humidity levels are 20.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.2°C (7.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-37) -21 (-37) -17 (-31) -13 (-23) -7 (-12) +-2 (-3) +0 (0) +-4 (-6) -9 (-16) -14 (-25) -18 (-33) -21 (-38) -12 (-22)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-33) -18 (-33) -15 (-27) -10 (-18) -3 (-6) +2 (+4) +4 (+6) +0 (+1) -5 (-8) -11 (-19) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -9 (-16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-28) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -7 (-12) +1 (+1) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +4 (+8) -1 (-1) -7 (-13) -12 (-21) -14 (-25) -6 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -78 (-3) -34 (-1) -28 (-1) -13 (-1) +38 (+1) +44 (+2) +54 (+2) +60 (+2) +47 (+2) +58 (+2) +53 (+2) -50 (-2) +151 (+6)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +5 (+16) +5 (+18) +5 (+16) +9 (+30) +11 (+35) +14 (+47) +16 (+52) +15 (+48) +13 (+43) +10 (+32) +6 (+20) +6 (+19)   +115 (+31)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 32' -5h 20' -4h 07' -3h 50' -3h 29' -2h 56' -4h 09' -5h 17' -5h 06' -5h 48' -7h 06' -7h 40'   -5h 07'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 01' -3h 39' -0h 39' +2h 30' +5h 17' +6h 47' +6h 06' +3h 39' +0h 34' -2h 35' -5h 21' -6h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -69.4 -50.9 -29.6 -6.5 +10.1 +16.6 +10.6 -6.2 -29 -51.4 -69.2 -77   -29.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +17 +15 +12 +9 +14 +17 +24 +31 +33 +29 +23 +20   +20.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -14.3 (-26) -14.6 (-26) -12 (-22) -7.6 (-14) +0 (+0) +5.6 (+10) +8.6 (+15) +7.4 (+13) +3.4 (+6) -3.5 (-6) -9.8 (-18) -13 (-23) -4.2 (-8)

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