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Beijing vs Riyadh Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Beijing, China and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia is approximately 6,586 km or 4,093 mi.
  • To reach Beijing in this distance one would set out from Riyadh bearing 56.7° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Beijing bearing 97.8° or E .
  • Beijing has a hot summer continental climate with dry winters (Dwa) whereas Riyadh has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Beijing is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome whereas Riyadh is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 13.9 °C (24.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.1 °C (16.4°F) more in Beijing. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 475.6 mm (18.7 in) more which is equivalent to 475.6 l/m² (11.67 US gal/ft²) or 4,756,000 l/ha (508,448 US gal/ac) more. About 5 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.1° lower in Beijing than in Riyadh.
  • Relative humidity levels are 27.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1°C (1.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-48) -26 (-47) -24 (-43) -18 (-33) -16 (-28) -14 (-25) -14 (-26) -16 (-28) -17 (-31) -19 (-34) -23 (-41) -25 (-44) -20 (-36)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-33) -18 (-33) -16 (-29) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -11 (-19) -12 (-22) -14 (-25) -16 (-30) -18 (-32) -14 (-25)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -9 (-15) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) -1 (-3) -4 (-6) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -9 (-17) -10 (-18) -7 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -9 (0) -4 (0) -15 (-1) -3 (0) +21 (+1) +71 (+3) +175 (+7) +182 (+7) +49 (+2) +18 (+1) +0 (+0) -8 (0) +476 (+19)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) +2 (+7) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +8 (+27) +12.5 (+40) +11 (+35) +7 (+23) +3 (+10) -2 ( -7) -1 ( -3)   +48.5 (+13)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 08' -0h 41' -0h 07' +0h 28' +1h 00' +1h 16' +1h 09' +0h 41' +0h 06' -0h 29' -1h 01' -1h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -15.3 -15.2 -15.3 -15.3 -15.2 -15.2 -15 -15.2 -15.1 -15.1 -15.2 -15.2   -15.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +0 +10 +13 +13 +27 +42 +57 +60 +49 +35 +19 +5   +27.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) -16 (-29) -12.8 (-23) -9.5 (-17) -6 (-11) +1.8 (+3) +12 (+22) +16 (+29) +16.1 (+29) +8.6 (+15) +0.3 (+1) -8.8 (-16) -13.8 (-25) -1 (-2)

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