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Shanghai vs Indianapolis, Indiana Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Shanghai, China and Indianapolis, Indiana, Usa is approximately 11,623 km or 7,222 mi.
  • To reach Shanghai in this distance one would set out from Indianapolis, Indiana bearing 335.7° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Shanghai bearing 201.7° or SSW .
  • Shanghai has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Indianapolis, Indiana has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Shanghai is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome whereas Indianapolis, Indiana is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 4.5 °C (8.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.6 °C (6.5°F) less in Shanghai. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 96.6 mm (3.8 in) more which is equivalent to 96.6 l/m² (2.37 US gal/ft²) or 966,000 l/ha (103,272 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 803 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Shanghai. In whichever way circa 2h 12' less per day or about 5/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.5° higher in Shanghai than in Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • Relative humidity levels are 21.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9°C (16.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) +-1 (-2) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +4 (+6) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +3 (+6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +4 (+8) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +5 (+8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +5 (+10) +5 (+9) +4 (+8) +6 (+12) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +8 (+15) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +7 (+12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -20 (-1) -4 (0) -15 (-1) +8 (+0) +13 (+1) +63 (+2) +15 (+1) +41 (+2) +83 (+3) -6 (0) -31 (-1) -50 (-2) +97 (+4)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2 ( -6) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) +3 (+10) +2 (+6) +3 (+10) +5 (+17) +1 (+3) -2 ( -7) -3 ( -10)   +6 (+2)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 11' -1h 27' -2h 25' -2h 36' -3h 17' -5h 38' -2h 44' -2h 48' -3h 54' -1h 34' -0h 30' +0h 17'   -2h 12'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 41' +0h 25' +0h 04' -0h 17' -0h 36' -0h 46' -0h 41' -0h 25' -0h 03' +0h 17' +0h 36' +0h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +8.4 +8.3 +8.2 +8.3 +8.4 +8.5 +8.6 +8.7 +8.7 +8.7 +8.6 +8.5   +8.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7 +13 +19 +24 +26 +29 +31 +30 +31 +26 +16 +7   +21.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +7.8 (+14) +7.5 (+14) +6.8 (+12) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7.8 (+14) +10.9 (+20) +11.6 (+21) +11.4 (+21) +11.3 (+20) +9.3 (+17) +7.2 (+13) +9 (+16)

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