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Gibraltar vs Kolkata/ Calcutta Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gibraltar, Gibraltar and Kolkata/ Calcutta, India is approximately 8,867 km or 5,510 mi.
  • To reach Gibraltar in this distance one would set out from Kolkata/ Calcutta bearing 305° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gibraltar bearing 249.5° or WSW .
  • Gibraltar has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Kolkata/ Calcutta has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Gibraltar is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome whereas Kolkata/ Calcutta is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 8.5 °C (15.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.4 °C (2.5°F) more in Gibraltar. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1033 mm (40.7 in) less which is equivalent to 1033 l/m (25.35 US gal/ft) or 10,330,000 l/ha (1,104,346 US gal/ac) less. About 3/7 as much.
  • There are 241 more hours of sunlight per year in Gibraltar. In whichever way circa 0h 38' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.5° lower in Gibraltar than in Kolkata/ Calcutta.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8°C (14.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Gibraltar relative to Kolkata/ Calcutta. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Kolkata/ Calcutta vs Gibraltar.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-19) -12 (-22) -16 (-28) -15 (-28) -12 (-22) -9 (-16) -4 (-8) -3 (-6) -6 (-12) -9 (-17) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -10 (-18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -12 (-21) -9 (-16) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -7 (-12) -8 (-15) -8 (-15) -7 (-12) -8 (-15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -10 (-17) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -9 (-15) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -4 (-6) -7 (-13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +141 (+6) +68 (+3) +71 (+3) -1 (0) -117 (-5) -284 (-11) -410 (-16) -346 (-14) -265 (-10) -88 (-3) +88 (+3) +110 (+4) -1033 (-41)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +9 (+29) +4 (+14) +6 (+19) +1 (+3) -6 ( -19) -16 ( -53) -22.5 ( -73) -23 ( -74) -18 ( -60) -7 ( -23) +5 (+17) +9 (+29)   -58.5 ( -16)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 13' -2h 58' -2h 27' -1h 04' +1h 00' +6h 06' +7h 01' +6h 29' +3h 44' +0h 15' -3h 14' -3h 58'   +0h 38'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 56' -0h 34' -0h 06' +0h 24' +0h 50' +1h 03' +0h 57' +0h 35' +0h 05' -0h 24' -0h 50' -1h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -13.5 -13.4 -13.5 -13.5 -13.4 -11.7 -13.3 -13.7 -13.7 -13.6 -13.6 -13.6   -13.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +10 +15 +14 +3 -3 -9 -17 -16 -10 +1 +10 +7   +0.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -4.7 (-8) -5.1 (-9) -8.6 (-15) -12.3 (-22) -11.9 (-21) -10.5 (-19) -8.7 (-16) -7.5 (-14) -8.5 (-15) -7.7 (-14) -5.9 (-11) -5.1 (-9) -8 (-14)

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