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Sofia vs Seattle, Washington Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Sofia, Bulgaria and Seattle, Washington, Usa is approximately 9,429 km or 5,860 mi.
  • To reach Sofia in this distance one would set out from Seattle, Washington bearing 24.6° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Sofia bearing 157.6° or SSE .
  • Sofia has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Seattle, Washington has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • Sofia is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Seattle, Washington is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 1.5 °C (2.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.7 °C (15.7°F) more in Sofia. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 386.4 mm (15.2 in) less which is equivalent to 386.4 l/m² (9.48 US gal/ft²) or 3,864,000 l/ha (413,087 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • There are 5 more hours of sunlight per year in Sofia. In whichever way circa 0h 00' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5° higher in Sofia than in Seattle, Washington.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.5°C (2.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Sofia relative to Seattle, Washington. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Seattle, Washington vs Sofia.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -5 (-10) -2 (-4) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) 1 (+2) -1 (-2) -4 (-7) 0 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -3 (-6) +0 (+0) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -5 (-8) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +0 (+0) +0 (+1) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -105 (-4) -68 (-3) -59 (-2) -15 (-1) +31 (+1) +35 (+1) +34 (+1) +18 (+1) -11 (0) -48 (-2) -91 (-4) -108 (-4) -386 (-15)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -9 ( -29) -4 ( -14) -6 ( -19) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +2 (+6) 0 ( 0) -3 ( -10) -7 ( -23) -9 ( -29)   -24 ( -7)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 09' -0h 40' -1h 01' -0h 56' -0h 17' +1h 02' -0h 03' +1h 23' +0h 20' +0h 27' -0h 00' -0h 15'   +0h 00'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 33' +0h 19' +0h 03' -0h 13' -0h 28' -0h 37' -0h 33' -0h 19' -0h 03' +0h 13' +0h 29' +0h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +4.9 +4.8 +4.8 +4.9 +4.9 +5 +5.1 +5.1 +5.1 +5.1 +5.1 +5   +5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -1 -1 +0 +2 +7 +6 +2 -5 -5 -7 -3 -2   -0.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -6.3 (-11) -5.7 (-10) -3.2 (-6) +0.7 (+1) +2.7 (+5) +3 (+5) +1.8 (+3) +0.7 (+1) -1 (-2) -2.5 (-5) -3.3 (-6) -4.6 (-8) -1.5 (-3)

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