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Ottawa, Ontario vs Medan, Sumatra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and Medan, Sumatra, Indonesia is approximately 14,551 km or 9,042 mi.
  • To reach Ottawa, Ontario in this distance one would set out from Medan, Sumatra bearing 354.7° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Ottawa, Ontario bearing 187.5° or S .
  • Ottawa, Ontario has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Medan, Sumatra has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Ottawa, Ontario is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Medan, Sumatra is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 20.2 °C (36.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 30.5 °C (54.9°F) more in Ottawa, Ontario. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1255.5 mm (49.4 in) less which is equivalent to 1255.5 l/m² (30.81 US gal/ft²) or 12,555,000 l/ha (1,342,213 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 29.9° lower in Ottawa, Ontario than in Medan, Sumatra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 19.4°C (35°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -35 (-64) -36 (-64) -29 (-53) -21 (-38) -13 (-24) -8 (-15) -6 (-10) -7 (-13) -11 (-20) -17 (-31) -25 (-45) -33 (-59) -20 (-36)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -37 (-66) -35 (-63) -29 (-51) -20 (-36) -14 (-25) -9 (-16) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -11 (-20) -18 (-32) -25 (-44) -33 (-60) -20 (-36)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -37 (-67) -36 (-65) -29 (-52) -22 (-40) -16 (-28) -10 (-17) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -12 (-22) -18 (-33) -24 (-43) -33 (-59) -21 (-38)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -87 (-3) -44 (-2) -53 (-2) -86 (-3) -168 (-7) -66 (-3) -87 (-3) -108 (-4) -123 (-5) -181 (-7) -166 (-7) -85 (-3) -1256 (-49)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) +5 (+18) +2 (+6) -2 ( -7) -3 ( -10) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -6) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -17) -8 ( -26) -6 ( -20) -2 ( -6)   -25 ( -7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 50' -1h 45' -0h 19' +1h 12' +2h 30' +3h 11' +2h 53' +1h 45' +0h 16' -1h 14' -2h 32' -3h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -41.5 -41.3 -41.1 -25 -8.4 -2 -8 -24.7 -41.5 -41.5 -41.7 -41.7   -29.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +9 +13 +6 -6 -10 -7 -6 -7 -7 -7 +1 +7   -1.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -33.1 (-60) -30.5 (-55) -25.2 (-45) -20.1 (-36) -15.7 (-28) -10.2 (-18) -6.5 (-12) -8 (-14) -12.4 (-22) -18.4 (-33) -22.9 (-41) -30.1 (-54) -19.4 (-35)

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