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Rasht vs Van Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Rasht, Iran and Van, Turkey is approximately 565 km or 351 mi.
  • To reach Rasht in this distance one would set out from Van bearing 101.2° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Rasht bearing 105° or ESE .
  • Rasht has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Van has a warm, dry summer continental/ hemiboreal climate (Dsb).
  • Rasht is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Van is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 7.6 °C (13.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.6 °C (11.9°F) less in Rasht. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 970.4 mm (38.2 in) more which is equivalent to 970.4 l/m² (23.82 US gal/ft²) or 9,704,000 l/ha (1,037,422 US gal/ac) more. About 3 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.2° higher in Rasht than in Van.
  • Relative humidity levels are 20.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.8°C (21.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +8 (+15) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +6 (+12) +4 (+8) +4 (+8) +6 (+10) +8 (+14) +10 (+17) +10 (+18) +8 (+14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +113 (+4) +85 (+3) +69 (+3) +7 (+0) +3 (+0) +17 (+1) +36 (+1) +67 (+3) +129 (+5) +182 (+7) +128 (+5) +133 (+5) +970 (+38)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 05' +0h 03' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 05' -0h 06' -0h 06' -0h 03' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 05' +0h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +1.2 +1.2 +1.1 +1.2 +1.2 +1.1 +1.2 +1.2 +1.1 +1.1 +1.2 +1.2   +1.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +11 +12 +11 +11 +18 +23 +29 +36 +39 +25 +16 +15   +20.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +12.1 (+22) +11.6 (+21) +9.4 (+17) +9.1 (+16) +10.9 (+20) +11.7 (+21) +11.8 (+21) +13.9 (+25) +15.1 (+27) +12.4 (+22) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +11.8 (+21)

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