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Grand Junction, Colorado vs Pretoria Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Grand Junction, Colorado, Usa and Pretoria, South Africa is approximately 15,735 km or 9,778 mi.
  • To reach Grand Junction, Colorado in this distance one would set out from Pretoria bearing 301.3° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Grand Junction, Colorado bearing 262.9° or W .
  • Both have a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Grand Junction, Colorado is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Pretoria is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 5.7 °C (10.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19.4 °C (34.9°F) more in Grand Junction, Colorado. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 297.6 mm (11.7 in) less which is equivalent to 297.6 l/m² (7.3 US gal/ft²) or 2,976,000 l/ha (318,154 US gal/ac) less. About 3/7 as much.
  • There are 84 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Grand Junction, Colorado. In whichever way circa 0h 13' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.5° lower in Grand Junction, Colorado than in Pretoria.
  • Relative humidity levels are 20.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.7°C (21°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-45) -20 (-35) -13 (-23) -5 (-9) +3 (+6) +12 (+21) +15 (+27) +11 (+19) +2 (+4) -7 (-13) -16 (-29) -24 (-44) -6 (-10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-46) -20 (-36) -14 (-25) -6 (-10) +4 (+7) +11 (+21) +15 (+27) +11 (+19) +2 (+4) -7 (-13) -16 (-28) -23 (-42) -6 (-10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-46) -21 (-37) -14 (-26) -6 (-12) +4 (+7) +11 (+20) +15 (+26) +11 (+19) +3 (+5) -8 (-14) -15 (-28) -22 (-40) -6 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -121 (-5) -64 (-3) -56 (-2) -35 (-1) +9 (+0) +6 (+0) +14 (+1) +16 (+1) +1 (+0) +18 (+1) +8 (+0) -93 (-4) -298 (-12)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -5 ( -16) -2 ( -7) -3 ( -10) +1 (+3) +2 (+6) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +6 (+19) +2 (+7) -2 ( -6) -6 ( -20) -6 ( -19)   -6 ( -2)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 00' -1h 37' -0h 11' +0h 28' +0h 54' +3h 06' +2h 01' +0h 27' +0h 36' -0h 19' -2h 16' -2h 56'   -0h 13'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 49' -2h 22' -0h 26' +1h 38' +3h 23' +4h 16' +3h 53' +2h 22' +0h 22' -1h 41' -3h 26' -4h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -52.5 -34 -12.6 +10.5 +27.1 +33.5 +27.4 +10.6 -12.2 -34.7 -52.5 -60.1   -12.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -7 -14 -29 -33 -35 -35 -27 -17 -16 -18 -13 -4   -20.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -24.9 (-45) -21.4 (-39) -19.7 (-35) -14.6 (-26) -8 (-14) -2.8 (-5) +3.5 (+6) +3.4 (+6) -3.7 (-7) -12.3 (-22) -17.5 (-32) -22.2 (-40) -11.7 (-21)

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