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Bern vs Van Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Bern, Switzerland and Van, Turkey is approximately 3,047 km or 1,893 mi.
  • To reach Bern in this distance one would set out from Van bearing 299.6° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Bern bearing 274.8° or W .
  • Bern has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Van has a warm, dry summer continental/ hemiboreal climate (Dsb).
  • Bern is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Van is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.1 °C (0.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.1 °C (12.8°F) less in Bern. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 600.9 mm (23.7 in) more which is equivalent to 600.9 l/m² (14.75 US gal/ft²) or 6,009,000 l/ha (642,402 US gal/ac) more. About 2 5/9 as much.
  • There are 892 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Bern. In whichever way circa 2h 26' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.4° lower in Bern than in Van.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.9°C (7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +0 (0) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) +-1 (-2) -2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) +0 (+1) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +1 (+2) 0 (0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) +1 (+3) +2 (+3) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) 0 (0) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +26 (+1) +20 (+1) +17 (+1) +14 (+1) +43 (+2) +102 (+4) +115 (+5) +109 (+4) +88 (+3) +22 (+1) +26 (+1) +21 (+1) +601 (+24)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +4 (+13) +4 (+14) +1 (+3) +4 (+13) +6 (+19) +11 (+37) +12 (+39) +13 (+42) +10 (+33) +6 (+19) +4 (+13) +4 (+13)   +79 (+22)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 23' -2h 03' -0h 25' -1h 38' -2h 32' -3h 48' -3h 36' -2h 50' -2h 10' -2h 00' -3h 02' -2h 48'   -2h 26'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 51' -0h 30' -0h 05' +0h 21' +0h 45' +0h 58' +0h 52' +0h 31' +0h 04' -0h 21' -0h 45' -0h 58'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8.4 -8.4 -8.4 -8.4 -8.4 -8.5 -8.4 -8.5 -8.5 -8.5 -8.4 -8.4   -8.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +11 +7 +6 +2 +12 +21 +27 +34 +38 +24 +18 +17   +18.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +4.8 (+9) +4.4 (+8) +4.5 (+8) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +3.6 (+6) +3.5 (+6) +5.1 (+9) +6.6 (+12) +2.7 (+5) +3 (+5) +3.4 (+6) +3.9 (+7)

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