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Minneapolis, Minnesota vs Glasgow, Scotland Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Minneapolis, Minnesota, Usa and Glasgow, Scotland, Uk is approximately 5,969 km or 3,709 mi.
  • To reach Minneapolis, Minnesota in this distance one would set out from Glasgow, Scotland bearing 298.5° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Minneapolis, Minnesota bearing 224.1° or SW .
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Glasgow, Scotland has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Glasgow, Scotland is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 1.8 °C (3.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 22.3 °C (40.1°F) more in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 389.6 mm (15.3 in) less which is equivalent to 389.6 l/m² (9.56 US gal/ft²) or 3,896,000 l/ha (416,508 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 1266 more hours of sunlight per year in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In whichever way circa 3h 27' more per day or about 2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.9° higher in Minneapolis, Minnesota than in Glasgow, Scotland.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Minneapolis, Minnesota relative to Glasgow, Scotland. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Glasgow, Scotland vs Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -5 (-9) 2 (+3) +6 (+10) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +8 (+15) +6 (+10) 2 (+3) -4 (-7) -11 (-19) 0 (0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-26) -12 (-21) -6 (-11) 0 (0) +4 (+8) +7 (+12) +8 (+15) +6 (+12) +3 (+6) 0 (0) -5 (-10) -12 (-22) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -14 (-25) -7 (-13) -2 (-3) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +5 (+8) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -7 (-12) -14 (-25) -4 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -87 (-3) -63 (-2) -20 (-1) -6 (0) +23 (+1) +33 (+1) -7 (0) -1 (0) -33 (-1) -63 (-2) -67 (-3) -100 (-4) -390 (-15)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -11 ( -35) -9 ( -32) -5 ( -16) -6 ( -20) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) -7 ( -23) -7 ( -23) -8 ( -27) -10 ( -32) -10 ( -33) -12 ( -39)   -91 ( -25)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 13' +3h 51' +3h 23' +2h 30' +2h 17' +3h 10' +4h 52' +4h 23' +3h 56' +4h 13' +2h 46' +2h 58'   +3h 27'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 35' +0h 55' +0h 09' -0h 37' -1h 22' -1h 50' -1h 37' -0h 55' -0h 08' +0h 38' +1h 23' +1h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +11 +11.1 +11 +11 +11 +11 +11 +10.9 +10.8 +10.9 +10.9 +10.9   +10.9

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