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PiteŚ vs Riga Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between PiteŚ, Sweden and Riga, Latvia is approximately 943 km or 586 mi.
  • To reach PiteŚ in this distance one would set out from Riga bearing 352.9° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach PiteŚ bearing 350.7° or N .
  • PiteŚ has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Riga has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • PiteŚ is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Riga is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 3.9 °C (7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.9 °C (8.8°F) more in PiteŚ. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 119 mm (4.7 in) less which is equivalent to 119 l/m² (2.92 US gal/ft²) or 1,190,000 l/ha (127,219 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • There are 6 more hours of sunlight per year in PiteŚ. In whichever way circa 0h 00' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.3° lower in PiteŚ than in Riga.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.5°C (9.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -3 (-6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) 0 (-1) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) -4 (-7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +4 (+0) +0 (+0) -8 (0) -11 (0) -13 (-1) -14 (-1) -29 (-1) -11 (0) -7 (0) -12 (0) -13 (-1) -5 (0) -119 (-5)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -6 ( -19) -2 ( -7) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13) -2 ( -7) -2 ( -6) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10)   -39 ( -11)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 23' -0h 23' +0h 21' +0h 24' +0h 01' +0h 34' +1h 01' -0h 40' -0h 24' +0h 13' -0h 02' -0h 32'   +0h 00'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 46' -1h 20' -0h 13' +0h 52' +2h 13' +3h 37' +2h 52' +1h 20' +0h 11' -0h 54' -2h 15' -3h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8.2 -8.3 -8.4 -8.4 -8.4 -8.4 -8.4 -8.4 -8.3 -8.4 -8.2 -8.1   -8.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -3 -4 -6 -8 -15 -16 -15 -15 -14 -6 +0 -4   -8.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -5.1 (-9) -6.2 (-11) -6.3 (-11) -5.4 (-10) -7.7 (-14) -6.5 (-12) -3.6 (-6) -4.7 (-8) -5.6 (-10) -5.3 (-10) -4.8 (-9) -4.6 (-8) -5.5 (-10)

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