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Klaipeda vs Riga Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Klaipeda, Lithuania and Riga, Latvia is approximately 222 km or 138 mi.
  • To reach Klaipeda in this distance one would set out from Riga bearing 234.5° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Klaipeda bearing 232.1° or SW .
  • Klaipeda has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Riga has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Both are in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 0.8 °C (1.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) less in Klaipeda. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 99 mm (3.9 in) more which is equivalent to 99 l/m² (2.43 US gal/ft²) or 990,000 l/ha (105,838 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.2° higher in Klaipeda than in Riga.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) +-1 (-2) +0 (+1) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) 0 (0) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) 0 (-1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +1 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +17 (+1) +6 (+0) +8 (+0) -3 (0) -4 (0) -5 (0) -5 (0) +4 (+0) +13 (+1) +20 (+1) +29 (+1) +19 (+1) +99 (+4)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 14' +0h 08' +0h 01' -0h 05' -0h 12' -0h 17' -0h 14' -0h 08' -0h 01' +0h 05' +0h 12' +0h 17'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +1.2 +1.2 +1.2 +1.2 +1.2 +1.2 +1.2 +1.1 +1.2 +1.2 +1.2 +1.2   +1.2

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