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Istanbul vs Sivas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Istanbul, Turkey and Sivas, Turkey is approximately 685 km or 426 mi.
  • To reach Istanbul in this distance one would set out from Sivas bearing 283.9° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Istanbul bearing 278.8° or W .
  • Istanbul has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Sivas has a warm, dry summer continental/ hemiboreal climate (Dsb).
  • Istanbul is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome whereas Sivas is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 5.2 °C (9.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.2 °C (9.4°F) less in Istanbul. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 11.6 mm (0.5 in) more which is equivalent to 11.6 l/m² (0.28 US gal/ft²) or 116,000 l/ha (12,401 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 168 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Istanbul. In whichever way circa 0h 27' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.3° lower in Istanbul than in Sivas.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.3°C (13.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+3) +1 (+1) +0 (+0) +0 (-1) +2 (+4) +5 (+8) +7 (+13) +3 (+5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +4 (+6) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +8 (+15) +5 (+9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +5 (+8) +4 (+6) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +8 (+15) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -14 (-1) -10 (0) -12 (0) -9 (0) +18 (+1) +28 (+1) +19 (+1) +17 (+1) +7 (+0) -2 (0) -10 (0) -20 (-1) +12 (+0)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +3 (+10) +3 (+11) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) +2 (+6) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) +2 (+6) +5 (+17) +6 (+19)   +22 (+6)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 00' +0h 16' -0h 00' +0h 06' +0h 13' -0h 48' -1h 05' -0h 48' -1h 18' -1h 05' -1h 00' -0h 00'   -0h 27'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 06' -0h 04' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 05' +0h 07' +0h 06' +0h 04' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 06' -0h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -1.2 -1.3 -1.2 -1.3 -1.2 -1.2 -1.3 -1.2 -1.2 -1.2 -1.3 -1.2   -1.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +3 +1 +4 +10 +13 +14 +17 +18 +20 +16 +8 +4   +10.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +8.9 (+16) +6.5 (+12) +4.5 (+8) +4.4 (+8) +5.9 (+11) +6.8 (+12) +7.3 (+13) +8.3 (+15) +8.8 (+16) +9.3 (+17) +8.7 (+16) +8.3 (+15) +7.3 (+13)

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