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Shanghai vs Istanbul Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Shanghai, China and Istanbul, Turkey is approximately 7,979 km or 4,958 mi.
  • To reach Shanghai in this distance one would set out from Istanbul bearing 64.1° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Shanghai bearing 127.4° or SE .
  • Both have a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Shanghai is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome whereas Istanbul is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 1.7 °C (3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.1 °C (11°F) more in Shanghai. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 672 mm (26.5 in) more which is equivalent to 672 l/m² (16.49 US gal/ft²) or 6,720,000 l/ha (718,413 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/2 as much.
  • There are 547 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Shanghai. In whichever way circa 1h 29' less per day or about 7/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.8° higher in Shanghai than in Istanbul.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.6°C (4.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (-1) 0 (-1) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +4 (+6) +4 (+6) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) 0 (-1) +2 (+3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +4 (+8) +4 (+6) +2 (+3) +0 (+1) -2 (-3) +2 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) +2 (+4) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +7 (+12) +6 (+10) +5 (+8) +2 (+3) 0 (-1) -3 (-5) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +12 (+0) +32 (+1) +47 (+2) +56 (+2) +37 (+1) +88 (+3) +100 (+4) +109 (+4) +131 (+5) +31 (+1) +22 (+1) +8 (+0) +672 (+26)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -4) +2 (+6) +5 (+17) +6 (+19) +9 (+30) +8 (+26) +7 (+23) +6 (+20) +2 (+6) -3 ( -10) -6 ( -19)   +33 (+9)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 21' +0h 08' -0h 07' -1h 32' -3h 09' -5h 52' -4h 44' -3h 25' -2h 56' -0h 17' +1h 00' +1h 38'   -1h 29'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 47' +0h 29' +0h 05' -0h 20' -0h 42' -0h 53' -0h 48' -0h 29' -0h 04' +0h 20' +0h 42' +0h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +9.7 +9.7 +9.6 +9.7 +9.7 +9.7 +9.8 +9.8 +9.8 +9.8 +9.8 +9.8   +9.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2 +1 +3 +5 +6 +13 +14 +14 +9 +1 -2 -3   +4.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2.1 (-4) -0.7 (-1) +2 (+4) +3.6 (+6) +3.8 (+7) +5.4 (+10) +7.6 (+14) +7 (+13) +5.3 (+10) +1.9 (+3) +0 (+0) -2.4 (-4) +2.6 (+5)

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