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Fort Collins, Co vs Zurich Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fort Collins, Co, Usa and Zurich, Switzerland is approximately 8,250 km or 5,127 mi.
  • To reach Fort Collins, Co in this distance one would set out from Zurich bearing 313.7° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Fort Collins, Co bearing 220.1° or SW .
  • Fort Collins, Co has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Zurich has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Fort Collins, Co is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Zurich is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 0.8 °C (1.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.1 °C (11°F) more in Fort Collins, Co. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 718.2 mm (28.3 in) less which is equivalent to 718.2 l/m² (17.63 US gal/ft²) or 7,182,000 l/ha (767,803 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.8° higher in Fort Collins, Co than in Zurich.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Fort Collins, Co relative to Zurich. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Zurich vs Fort Collins, Co.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 3 (+6) 4 (+7) 3 (+5) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +6 (+10) +5 (+10) 4 (+6) 3 (+5) +5 (+8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) +1 (+3) +3 (+6) +4 (+8) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -5 (-10) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) +0 (+0) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -7 (-13) -3 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -58 (-2) -60 (-2) -36 (-1) -44 (-2) -37 (-1) -77 (-3) -72 (-3) -103 (-4) -61 (-2) -44 (-2) -64 (-3) -62 (-2) -718 (-28)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 43' +0h 26' +0h 04' -0h 17' -0h 38' -0h 49' -0h 44' -0h 26' -0h 04' +0h 18' +0h 38' +0h 49'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +6.8 +6.9 +6.9 +6.8 +6.9 +6.8 +6.7 +6.7 +6.7 +6.6 +6.7 +6.8   +6.8

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