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Punta Arenas vs Quito Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Punta Arenas, Chile and Quito, Ecuador is approximately 5,918 km or 3,677 mi.
  • To reach Punta Arenas in this distance one would set out from Quito bearing 174.3° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Punta Arenas bearing 170.4° or S .
  • Punta Arenas has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Quito has a subtropical highland climate with no dry season (Cfb).
  • The mean temperature is 8.5 °C (15.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.4 °C (15.1°F) more in Punta Arenas. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 638.1 mm (25.1 in) less which is equivalent to 638.1 l/m² (15.66 US gal/ft²) or 6,381,000 l/ha (682,171 US gal/ac) less. About 3/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 38.2° lower in Punta Arenas than in Quito.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.3°C (14.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -15 (-27) -17 (-31) -17 (-31) -17 (-31) -15 (-27) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -12 (-21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -14 (-24) -13 (-23) -11 (-19) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -5 (-8) -9 (-15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -4 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -35 (-1) -86 (-3) -97 (-4) -113 (-4) -57 (-2) -9 (0) +4 (+0) -2 (0) -55 (-2) -87 (-3) -47 (-2) -54 (-2) -638 (-25)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -5 ( -16) -7 ( -25) -9 ( -29) -9 ( -30) -7 ( -23) 0 ( 0) +5 (+16) +3 (+10) -1 ( -3) -11 ( -35) -6 ( -20) -4 ( -13)   -51 ( -14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 03' +2h 28' +0h 26' -1h 41' -3h 34' -4h 34' -4h 07' -2h 28' -0h 23' +1h 45' +3h 36' +4h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -13.5 -31.9 -51.5 -52.8 -52.8 -52.8 -52.7 -52.7 -51.6 -31 -13 -6.3   -38.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -11 -10 -7 -2 +4 +9 +17 +17 +8 -7 -10 -11   -0.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -5.7 (-10) -5.7 (-10) -7.3 (-13) -8.5 (-15) -10.1 (-18) -10.9 (-20) -9.6 (-17) -9.2 (-17) -8.9 (-16) -9 (-16) -7.8 (-14) -6.7 (-12) -8.3 (-15)

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