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Geneva vs Shanghai Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Geneva, Switzerland and Shanghai, China is approximately 9,232 km or 5,737 mi.
  • To reach Geneva in this distance one would set out from Shanghai bearing 321° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Geneva bearing 231.1° or SW .
  • Geneva has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Shanghai has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Geneva is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Shanghai is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 6.2 °C (11.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.7 °C (10.3°F) less in Geneva. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 207 mm (8.1 in) less which is equivalent to 207 l/m² (5.08 US gal/ft²) or 2,070,000 l/ha (221,297 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • There are 163 more hours of sunlight per year in Geneva. In whichever way circa 0h 27' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15° lower in Geneva than in Shanghai.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.5°C (13.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -3 (-6) -4 (-6) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -5 (-10) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -8 (-15) -9 (-16) -6 (-12) -6 (-11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -5 (-10) -6 (-12) -7 (-12) -9 (-16) -10 (-17) -9 (-16) -8 (-15) -7 (-13) -4 (-8) -6 (-11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -9 (-15) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -13 (-24) -12 (-21) -9 (-17) -7 (-12) -4 (-6) -8 (-14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +34 (+1) +15 (+1) -7 (0) -41 (-2) -43 (-2) -68 (-3) -63 (-2) -55 (-2) -76 (-3) +13 (+0) +37 (+1) +47 (+2) -207 (-8)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) -1 ( -4) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -6) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -7) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +2 (+6)   -9 ( -2)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 13' -0h 14' +1h 03' +2h 06' +2h 23' +4h 14' +2h 42' +1h 05' +1h 22' -1h 23' -2h 40' -3h 01'   +0h 27'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 21' -0h 49' -0h 08' +0h 33' +1h 11' +1h 31' +1h 22' +0h 49' +0h 07' -0h 34' -1h 12' -1h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -14.9 -14.9 -14.8 -14.9 -14.9 -15 -15 -15.1 -15.1 -15.1 -15 -15   -15
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +4 -2 -7 -10 -10 -17 -20 -17 -10 +0 +1 +4   -7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2 (-4) -2.7 (-5) -4.7 (-8) -7.2 (-13) -8.2 (-15) -10.1 (-18) -12.7 (-23) -12.8 (-23) -10.4 (-19) -8.2 (-15) -7 (-13) -3.4 (-6) -7.5 (-14)

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