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Paulo Afonso vs Fortaleza Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Paulo Afonso, Brazil and Fortaleza, Brazil is approximately 628 km or 390 mi.
  • To reach Paulo Afonso in this distance one would set out from Fortaleza bearing 176.2° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Paulo Afonso bearing 176.1° or S .
  • Paulo Afonso has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Fortaleza has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • Paulo Afonso is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome whereas Fortaleza is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 1 °C (1.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.1 °C (5.6°F) more in Paulo Afonso. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1059.5 mm (41.7 in) less which is equivalent to 1059.5 l/m² (26 US gal/ft²) or 10,595,000 l/ha (1,132,676 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.2° lower in Paulo Afonso than in Fortaleza.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.4°C (6.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+6) +3 (+6) +4 (+6) 1 (+2) 0 (+0) -1 (-2) -1 (-3) 0 (+1) 2 (+4) 3 (+5) +4 (+7) 4 (+6) 2 (+3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) 0 (0) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -1 (-3) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -3 (-6) -4 (-6) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -68 (-3) -161 (-6) -246 (-10) -267 (-11) -171 (-7) -99 (-4) -39 (-2) -6 (0) -5 (0) 0 (0) +4 (+0) -3 (0) -1060 (-42)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 17' +0h 10' +0h 02' -0h 07' -0h 15' -0h 19' -0h 17' -0h 10' -0h 01' +0h 07' +0h 15' +0h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +5.5 +4 -5.4 -5.7 -5.6 -5.6 -5.6 -5.6 -5.4 +4 +5.5 +5.7   -1.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -15.3 -14.8 -17.1 -13.6 -6.6 -1.9 -4.3 -3.6 -8.3 -13.1 -15.7 -16.3   -10.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -3.4 (-6) -2.9 (-5) -3 (-5) -3.9 (-7) -3.4 (-6) -2.6 (-5) -3.5 (-6) -3.3 (-6) -3.6 (-6) -3.7 (-7) -3.4 (-6) -3.9 (-7) -3.4 (-6)

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