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Banff, Ab vs Riga Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Banff, Ab, Canada and Riga, Latvia is approximately 7,436 km or 4,621 mi.
  • To reach Banff, Ab in this distance one would set out from Riga bearing 333.7° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Banff, Ab bearing 202.7° or SSW .
  • Banff, Ab has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Riga has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Banff, Ab is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Riga is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 3.3 °C (5.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.2 °C (5.8°F) more in Banff, Ab. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 168.1 mm (6.6 in) less which is equivalent to 168.1 l/m² (4.13 US gal/ft²) or 1,681,000 l/ha (179,710 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.7° higher in Banff, Ab than in Riga.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Banff, Ab relative to Riga. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Riga vs Banff, Ab.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) 2 (+4) 2 (+3) 0 (0) -2 (-3) 0 (-1) 0 (+0) 1 (+1) 0 (+0) 0 (+0) -4 (-6) -5 (-10) -1 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-10) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -4 (-6) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -3 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -4 (-6) -5 (-8) -4 (-8) -5 (-10) -4 (-7) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -5 (-9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -2 (0) -1 (0) -10 (0) -7 (0) +15 (+1) -1 (0) -28 (-1) -28 (-1) -32 (-1) -30 (-1) -31 (-1) -14 (-1) -168 (-7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 00' +0h 34' +0h 05' -0h 23' -0h 51' -1h 10' -1h 01' -0h 34' -0h 05' +0h 23' +0h 52' +1h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +5.8 +5.9 +5.8 +5.9 +5.8 +5.7 +5.7 +5.5 +5.6 +5.6 +5.7 +5.7   +5.7

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