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Zanjan vs Amherst, Ma Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Zanjan, Iran and Amherst, Ma, Usa is approximately 9,443 km or 5,868 mi.
  • To reach Zanjan in this distance one would set out from Amherst, Ma bearing 43.4° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Zanjan bearing 140.5° or SE .
  • Zanjan has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Amherst, Ma has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Zanjan is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Amherst, Ma is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 2.4 °C (4.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.4 °C (2.5°F) more in Zanjan. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 764.1 mm (30.1 in) less which is equivalent to 764.1 l/m² (18.75 US gal/ft²) or 7,641,000 l/ha (816,874 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.3° higher in Zanjan than in Amherst, Ma.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Zanjan relative to Amherst, Ma. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Amherst, Ma vs Zanjan.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -48 (-2) -44 (-2) -36 (-1) -36 (-1) -53 (-2) -90 (-4) -91 (-4) -90 (-4) -83 (-3) -61 (-2) -68 (-3) -65 (-3) -764 (-30)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 28' +0h 17' +0h 03' -0h 11' -0h 25' -0h 32' -0h 29' -0h 17' -0h 02' +0h 12' +0h 25' +0h 32'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +5.2 +5.2 +5.2 +5.2 +5.2 +5.4 +5.4 +5.4 +5.5 +5.4 +5.4 +5.3   +5.3

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