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Pyongyang vs Grand Rapids, Michigan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Pyongyang, North Korea and Grand Rapids, Michigan, Usa is approximately 10,376 km or 6,448 mi.
  • To reach Pyongyang in this distance one would set out from Grand Rapids, Michigan bearing 336.2° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Pyongyang bearing 202.4° or SSW .
  • Pyongyang has a hot summer continental climate with dry winters (Dwa) whereas Grand Rapids, Michigan has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Both are in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 1 °C (1.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F) more in Pyongyang. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 84.9 mm (3.3 in) more which is equivalent to 84.9 l/m² (2.08 US gal/ft²) or 849,000 l/ha (90,764 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 362 more hours of sunlight per year in Pyongyang. In whichever way circa 1h 00' more per day or about 1 1/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.9° higher in Pyongyang than in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.7°C (6.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Pyongyang relative to Grand Rapids, Michigan. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Grand Rapids, Michigan vs Pyongyang.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +1 (+2) -1 (-1) +1 (+2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) +0 (+0) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +4 (+6) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) -2 (-3) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +4 (+8) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) 0 (0) -4 (-7) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -32 (-1) -24 (-1) -39 (-2) -32 (-1) -17 (-1) -3 (0) +201 (+8) +157 (+6) +1 (+0) -29 (-1) -48 (-2) -51 (-2) +85 (+3)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -12 ( -39) -9 ( -32) -9 ( -29) -7 ( -23) -6 ( -19) -3 ( -10) +4 (+13) +1 (+3) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -17) -10 ( -32)   -63 ( -17)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 56' +3h 15' +1h 54' +1h 50' -0h 17' -1h 36' -3h 52' -2h 23' +0h 26' +1h 56' +3h 20' +3h 36'   +1h 00'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 21' +0h 13' +0h 02' -0h 09' -0h 19' -0h 24' -0h 22' -0h 13' -0h 02' +0h 09' +0h 19' +0h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +3.7 +3.6 +3.6 +3.7 +3.7 +3.8 +3.9 +4 +4.1 +4 +3.9 +3.9   +3.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2 -1 +3 +9 +13 +17 +30 +28 +20 +17 +4 -1   +11.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2.3 (-4) +0.1 (+0) +1.2 (+2) +3.9 (+7) +4.9 (+9) +5.3 (+10) +9.4 (+17) +10.1 (+18) +7.1 (+13) +5.5 (+10) +1.1 (+2) -1.7 (-3) +3.7 (+7)

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