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Edmonton, Alberta vs Ottawa, Ontario Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and Ottawa, Ontario, Canada is approximately 2,848 km or 1,770 mi.
  • To reach Edmonton, Alberta in this distance one would set out from Ottawa, Ontario bearing 302.5° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Edmonton, Alberta bearing 273.3° or W .
  • Both have a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Edmonton, Alberta is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Ottawa, Ontario is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 2.4 °C (4.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.5 °C (2.7°F) less in Edmonton, Alberta. The continentality subtype is truly continental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 408.4 mm (16.1 in) less which is equivalent to 408.4 l/m² (10.02 US gal/ft²) or 4,084,000 l/ha (436,607 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 216 more hours of sunlight per year in Edmonton, Alberta. In whichever way circa 0h 35' more per day or about 1 1/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.2° lower in Edmonton, Alberta than in Ottawa, Ontario.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.9°C (5.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Edmonton, Alberta relative to Ottawa, Ontario. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Ottawa, Ontario vs Edmonton, Alberta.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) +0 (+1) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) -2 (-4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) +0 (+1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-3) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -2 (-4) -6 (-10) -3 (-6) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) +0 (+1) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -28 (-1) -33 (-1) -40 (-2) -43 (-2) -33 (-1) -4 (0) +8 (+0) -21 (-1) -42 (-2) -57 (-2) -65 (-3) -51 (-2) -408 (-16)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2 ( -6) -2 ( -7) -2 ( -6) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -6) +2 (+7) +2 (+6) +2 (+6) -2 ( -7) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -17) -3 ( -10)   -19 ( -5)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 05' +0h 08' +0h 48' +1h 40' +1h 07' +0h 04' +0h 46' +0h 15' +0h 32' +0h 46' +0h 56' +0h 05'   +0h 35'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 07' -0h 39' -0h 07' +0h 26' +0h 58' +1h 17' +1h 09' +0h 39' +0h 06' -0h 27' -0h 59' -1h 17'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8.2 -8.2 -8.2 -8.2 -8.3 -8.2 -8.2 -8.3 -8.3 -8.3 -8.2 -8.2   -8.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +5 +1 +0 -7 -12 -7 -2 +0 -7 -6 +3 +5   -2.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -1 (-2) +0.5 (+1) -1 (-2) -2.5 (-5) -4.8 (-9) -4.3 (-8) -3.6 (-6) -2.6 (-5) -5.2 (-9) -3.4 (-6) -4.9 (-9) -2.5 (-5) -2.9 (-5)

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