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Geneva vs Maseru Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Geneva, Switzerland and Maseru, Lesotho is approximately 8,673 km or 5,390 mi.
  • To reach Geneva in this distance one would set out from Maseru bearing 345.1° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Geneva bearing 341.1° or NNW .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Geneva is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Maseru is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 5.5 °C (9.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.9 °C (8.8°F) more in Geneva. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 213 mm (8.4 in) more which is equivalent to 213 l/m² (5.23 US gal/ft²) or 2,130,000 l/ha (227,711 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • There are 1165 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Geneva. In whichever way circa 3h 12' less per day or about 5/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.1° lower in Geneva than in Maseru.
  • Relative humidity levels are 38.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.1°C (9.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-44) -22 (-39) -16 (-28) -8 (-14) +0 (-1) +7 (+12) +9 (+15) +5 (+8) +-3 (-5) -10 (-18) -18 (-32) -24 (-43) -9 (-16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-37) -19 (-33) -14 (-24) -6 (-10) +2 (+4) +9 (+16) +12 (+21) +8 (+14) +0 (+1) -7 (-12) -14 (-25) -19 (-34) -5 (-10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -12 (-21) -5 (-8) +4 (+7) +10 (+19) +13 (+23) +9 (+17) +3 (+5) -4 (-6) -10 (-18) -14 (-25) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -41 (-2) -15 (-1) -22 (-1) -6 (0) +43 (+2) +72 (+3) +51 (+2) +63 (+2) +61 (+2) +10 (+0) +8 (+0) -11 (0) +213 (+8)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -4) -2 ( -6) +1 (+3) +5 (+16) +8 (+27) +6 (+19) +8 (+26) +7 (+23) +2 (+6) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0)   +33 (+9)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -7h 30' -5h 50' -2h 54' -1h 10' -0h 07' +1h 14' +1h 23' -0h 25' -2h 38' -4h 40' -7h 16' -8h 29'   -3h 12'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 47' -2h 57' -0h 32' +2h 02' +4h 14' +5h 21' +4h 51' +2h 57' +0h 27' -2h 06' -4h 17' -5h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -56.3 -37.7 -16.3 +6.9 +23.5 +29.9 +24 +7.2 -15.6 -38.2 -56.3 -63.7   -16.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +45 +35 +29 +27 +32 +32 +32 +40 +49 +49 +45 +46   +38.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -7.6 (-14) -8.6 (-15) -5.3 (-10) +1.6 (+3) +10.3 (+19) +16.6 (+30) +19.3 (+35) +18.7 (+34) +15.3 (+28) +7.4 (+13) -1.1 (-2) -5.5 (-10) +5.1 (+9)

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