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Beijing vs San Jose Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Beijing, China and San Jose, Costa Rica is approximately 14,086 km or 8,753 mi.
  • To reach Beijing in this distance one would set out from San Jose bearing 340.6° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Beijing bearing 205.3° or SSW .
  • Beijing has a hot summer continental climate with dry winters (Dwa) whereas San Jose has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Beijing is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome whereas San Jose is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 8.7 °C (15.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 27.7 °C (49.9°F) more in Beijing. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1221.1 mm (48.1 in) less which is equivalent to 1221.1 l/m² (29.97 US gal/ft²) or 12,211,000 l/ha (1,305,437 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 667 more hours of sunlight per year in Beijing. In whichever way circa 1h 48' more per day or about 1 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.5° lower in Beijing than in San Jose.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.7°C (19.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-40) -20 (-36) -15 (-26) -7 (-13) -1 (-1) +3 (+6) +5 (+9) +4 (+6) -1 (-2) -7 (-13) -15 (-27) -21 (-37) -8 (-15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-42) -21 (-38) -15 (-28) -8 (-14) -2 (-3) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +4 (+6) -2 (-3) -8 (-14) -16 (-28) -22 (-39) -9 (-16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-42) -21 (-38) -16 (-28) -9 (-16) -3 (-5) +2 (+4) +6 (+10) +4 (+8) -2 (-3) -8 (-14) -15 (-28) -22 (-39) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -12 (0) +1 (+0) -11 (0) -20 (-1) -200 (-8) -170 (-7) -35 (-1) -58 (-2) -256 (-10) -281 (-11) -139 (-5) -39 (-2) -1221 (-48)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) +2 (+7) +1 (+3) -3 ( -10) -13 ( -42) -14 ( -47) -10 ( -32) -13 ( -42) -17 ( -57) -22 ( -71) -11 ( -37) -4 ( -13)   -104 ( -28)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 21' -0h 48' -0h 21' +0h 58' +3h 21' +4h 42' +3h 05' +2h 50' +2h 38' +3h 29' +1h 56' +0h 17'   +1h 48'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 58' -1h 13' -0h 13' +0h 50' +1h 44' +2h 12' +2h 00' +1h 13' +0h 11' -0h 52' -1h 46' -2h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -30 -30 -30.1 -26 -9.4 -3 -8.9 -25.6 -29.6 -29.6 -29.8 -29.9   -23.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -13 -7 -7 -14 -21 -18 -2 +1 -9 -19 -15 -16   -11.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -24 (-43) -20.3 (-37) -15.6 (-28) -11.2 (-20) -6.8 (-12) -1.8 (-3) +4.3 (+8) +3.7 (+7) -3.8 (-7) -11.6 (-21) -17.9 (-32) -23.2 (-42) -10.7 (-19)

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