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Detroit, Michigan vs New York Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Detroit, Michigan, Usa and New York, Usa is approximately 788 km or 489 mi.
  • To reach Detroit, Michigan in this distance one would set out from New York bearing 283.1° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Detroit, Michigan bearing 276.9° or W .
  • Detroit, Michigan has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas New York has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Both are in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 3.4 °C (6.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.3 °C (4.1°F) more in Detroit, Michigan. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 371.7 mm (14.6 in) less which is equivalent to 371.7 l/m² (9.12 US gal/ft²) or 3,717,000 l/ha (397,372 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 318 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Detroit, Michigan. In whichever way circa 0h 52' less per day or about 7/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.2° lower in Detroit, Michigan than in New York.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.2°C (5.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Detroit, Michigan relative to New York. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of New York vs Detroit, Michigan.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -2 (-4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -3 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-10) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -42 (-2) -39 (-2) -39 (-2) -32 (-1) -38 (-2) -2 (0) -30 (-1) -15 (-1) -25 (-1) -37 (-1) -46 (-2) -28 (-1) -372 (-15)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2 (+6) +2 (+7) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) -2 ( -6) -2 ( -6) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) +3 (+10)   +10 (+3)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 03' -1h 37' -1h 13' -0h 24' +0h 21' -0h 14' -0h 42' +0h 30' +0h 02' -0h 36' -2h 22' -2h 09'   -0h 52'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 07' -0h 04' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 06' +0h 08' +0h 07' +0h 04' +0h 00' -0h 03' -0h 06' -0h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -1.3 -1.2 -1.2 -1.2 -1.3 -1.2 -1.2 -1.3 -1.2 -1.3 -1.2 -1.2   -1.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +11 +10 +6 -1 -4 -5 -6 -7 -6 -4 +5 +11   +0.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2.7 (-5) -2.5 (-5) -1.9 (-3) -2.9 (-5) -3.3 (-6) -3.4 (-6) -4 (-7) -4.6 (-8) -4.2 (-8) -4.3 (-8) -2.6 (-5) -2.2 (-4) -3.2 (-6)

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