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Death Valley, California vs Richmond, Virginia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Death Valley, California, Usa and Richmond, Virginia, Usa is approximately 3,488 km or 2,167 mi.
  • To reach Death Valley, California in this distance one would set out from Richmond, Virginia bearing 280.4° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Death Valley, California bearing 256° or WSW .
  • Death Valley, California has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Richmond, Virginia has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Death Valley, California is in or near the subtropical desert biome whereas Richmond, Virginia is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 10 °C (18.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.5 °C (9.9°F) more in Death Valley, California. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1072.5 mm (42.2 in) less which is equivalent to 1072.5 l/m² (26.32 US gal/ft²) or 10,725,000 l/ha (1,146,574 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1° higher in Death Valley, California than in Richmond, Virginia.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Death Valley, California relative to Richmond, Virginia. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Richmond, Virginia vs Death Valley, California.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +12 (+21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +11 (+19) +11 (+19) +10 (+18) +11 (+19) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +10 (+18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +8 (+15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -84 (-3) -68 (-3) -81 (-3) -75 (-3) -92 (-4) -94 (-4) -139 (-5) -136 (-5) -91 (-4) -74 (-3) -71 (-3) -68 (-3) -1073 (-42)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -9 ( -29) -8 ( -28) -9 ( -29) -9 ( -30) -10 ( -32) -9.5 ( -32) -11.5 ( -37) -10 ( -32) -7 ( -23) -6 ( -19) -7 ( -23) -7 ( -23)   -103 ( -28)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 05' +0h 03' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 04' -0h 05' -0h 05' -0h 03' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 04' +0h 05'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +1 +1.1 +1.1 +1.1 +1 +1.1 +1.1 +1 +1 +1 +1.1 +1   +1

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