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Ottawa, Ontario vs Madrid Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and Madrid, Spain is approximately 5,700 km or 3,542 mi.
  • To reach Ottawa, Ontario in this distance one would set out from Madrid bearing 300.9° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Ottawa, Ontario bearing 248.2° or WSW .
  • Ottawa, Ontario has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Madrid has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Ottawa, Ontario is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Madrid is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 7.9 °C (14.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.7 °C (22.9°F) more in Ottawa, Ontario. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 457.6 mm (18 in) more which is equivalent to 457.6 l/m² (11.23 US gal/ft²) or 4,576,000 l/ha (489,205 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/9 as much.
  • There are 921 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Ottawa, Ontario. In whichever way circa 2h 31' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.8° lower in Ottawa, Ontario than in Madrid.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.9°C (12.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Ottawa, Ontario relative to Madrid. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Madrid vs Ottawa, Ontario.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-30) -16 (-28) -14 (-26) -8 (-15) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -9 (-17) -15 (-26) -10 (-17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -12 (-21) -6 (-10) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -4 (-6) -4 (-8) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -13 (-24) -8 (-14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -10 (-18) -3 (-6) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -12 (-22) -6 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +9 (+0) +5 (+0) +27 (+1) +20 (+1) +38 (+2) +58 (+2) +78 (+3) +79 (+3) +56 (+2) +37 (+1) +22 (+1) +29 (+1) +458 (+18)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +6 (+19) +7 (+25) +2 (+6) +2 (+7) +2 (+6) +5 (+17) +9 (+29) +7 (+23) +5 (+17) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +5 (+16)   +57 (+16)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 03' -2h 28' -2h 27' -2h 58' -1h 58' -2h 48' -3h 25' -3h 09' -2h 48' -2h 13' -2h 06' -1h 50'   -2h 31'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 29' -0h 17' -0h 03' +0h 12' +0h 25' +0h 33' +0h 30' +0h 17' +0h 02' -0h 12' -0h 26' -0h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -4.8 -4.8 -4.7 -4.8 -4.8 -4.9 -4.9 -4.9 -4.9 -4.9 -4.9 -4.8   -4.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2 +5 +2 -2 -4 +5 +11 +10 +3 -6 -5 -4   +1.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -15.7 (-28) -14.3 (-26) -10.4 (-19) -5.5 (-10) -3.3 (-6) -0.7 (-1) +0.3 (+1) -0.9 (-2) -4.4 (-8) -7.2 (-13) -7.7 (-14) -13 (-23) -6.9 (-12)

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