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Grand Junction, Colorado vs Houston, Texas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Grand Junction, Colorado, Usa and Houston, Texas, Usa is approximately 1,576 km or 979 mi.
  • To reach Grand Junction, Colorado in this distance one would set out from Houston, Texas bearing 313.7° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Grand Junction, Colorado bearing 306.2° or NW .
  • Grand Junction, Colorado has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Houston, Texas has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Grand Junction, Colorado is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Houston, Texas is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 8.4 °C (15.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12 °C (21.6°F) more in Grand Junction, Colorado. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 950.8 mm (37.4 in) less which is equivalent to 950.8 l/m² (23.33 US gal/ft²) or 9,508,000 l/ha (1,016,468 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • There are 311 more hours of sunlight per year in Grand Junction, Colorado. In whichever way circa 0h 51' more per day or about 1 1/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.1° lower in Grand Junction, Colorado than in Houston, Texas.
  • Relative humidity levels are 20.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 14.1°C (25.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Grand Junction, Colorado relative to Houston, Texas. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Houston, Texas vs Grand Junction, Colorado.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-26) -11 (-20) -9 (-15) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -1 (-3) 1 (+1) -1 (-2) -4 (-7) -8 (-14) -12 (-21) -15 (-26) -7 (-13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -11 (-19) -10 (-17) -9 (-16) -7 (-12) -5 (-8) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -11 (-21) -14 (-25) -8 (-15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -11 (-19) -10 (-19) -11 (-20) -9 (-17) -8 (-14) -5 (-8) -5 (-10) -8 (-15) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -13 (-24) -10 (-17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -69 (-3) -63 (-2) -51 (-2) -63 (-2) -111 (-4) -113 (-4) -75 (-3) -68 (-3) -103 (-4) -84 (-3) -78 (-3) -72 (-3) -951 (-37)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -4 ( -13) -2 ( -7) -2 ( -6) -2 ( -7) -2 ( -6) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -16) -2 ( -6) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13)   -35 ( -10)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 11' +0h 50' +0h 56' +1h 50' +0h 54' +1h 22' +1h 01' +0h 38' +1h 14' +0h 17' +0h 16' +0h 42'   +0h 51'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 43' -0h 26' -0h 04' +0h 18' +0h 37' +0h 48' +0h 43' +0h 26' +0h 04' -0h 18' -0h 38' -0h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -9.1 -9.1 -9.1 -9.2 -9.1 -9.2 -9.1 -9.2 -9.1 -9.1 -9.1 -9.1   -9.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5 -10 -18 -26 -31 -34 -31 -26 -28 -20 -10 -4   -20.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -13.7 (-25) -11.7 (-21) -13.3 (-24) -15.9 (-29) -17 (-31) -17.4 (-31) -13.5 (-24) -12 (-22) -15.2 (-27) -13.7 (-25) -12.6 (-23) -13.1 (-24) -14.1 (-25)

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