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Comitan vs San Jose Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Comitan, Mexico and San Jose, Costa Rica is approximately 1,118 km or 695 mi.
  • To reach Comitan in this distance one would set out from San Jose bearing 309.8° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Comitan bearing 307.9° or NW .
  • Comitan has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb) whereas San Jose has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Comitan is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome whereas San Jose is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2.3 °C (4.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.5 °C (2.7°F) more in Comitan. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 738 mm (29.1 in) less which is equivalent to 738 l/m² (18.11 US gal/ft²) or 7,380,000 l/ha (788,971 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • There are 463 more hours of sunlight per year in Comitan. In whichever way circa 1h 15' more per day or about 1 2/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.4° lower in Comitan than in San Jose.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.6°C (1.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) 1 (+2) 0 (0) 1 (+2) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -4 (-6) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -4 (-7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -8 (0) +3 (+0) -5 (0) -24 (-1) -104 (-4) -7 (0) -77 (-3) -133 (-5) -37 (-1) -188 (-7) -129 (-5) -29 (-1) -738 (-29)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2 ( -6) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) -4 ( -13) -7 ( -23) -7 ( -23) -12 ( -39) -14 ( -45) -7 ( -23) -15 ( -48) -12 ( -40) -4 ( -13)   -84 ( -23)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 07' +0h 10' -0h 11' +0h 26' +1h 30' +1h 48' +2h 36' +2h 42' +0h 42' +1h 40' +2h 28' +1h 05'   +1h 15'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 20' -0h 12' -0h 02' +0h 08' +0h 18' +0h 22' +0h 20' +0h 12' +0h 02' -0h 09' -0h 18' -0h 22'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -6.2 -6.2 -6.2 -2.1 +6.3 +6.3 +6.2 -2.2 -6.2 -6.3 -6.3 -6.3   -2.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +18 +23 +23 +18 +11 +10 +8 +9 +8 +7 +12 +16   +13.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.9 (+2) +3.2 (+6) +3.4 (+6) +2.6 (+5) +0.8 (+1) -0.5 (-1) -0.3 (-1) +0.3 (+1) -0.9 (-2) -1.1 (-2) -1 (-2) -0.1 (0) +0.6 (+1)

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