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Wilmington, North Carolina vs Catania, Sicily Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Wilmington, North Carolina, Usa and Catania, Sicily, Italy is approximately 8,009 km or 4,977 mi.
  • To reach Wilmington, North Carolina in this distance one would set out from Catania, Sicily bearing 299.8° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Wilmington, North Carolina bearing 236.4° or WSW .
  • Wilmington, North Carolina has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Catania, Sicily has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Wilmington, North Carolina is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Catania, Sicily is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 0.2 °C (0.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F) more in Wilmington, North Carolina. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 831.3 mm (32.7 in) more which is equivalent to 831.3 l/m² (20.4 US gal/ft²) or 8,313,000 l/ha (888,715 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/2 as much.
  • There are 358 more hours of sunlight per year in Wilmington, North Carolina. In whichever way circa 0h 59' more per day or about 1 1/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.2° higher in Wilmington, North Carolina than in Catania, Sicily.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.8°C (5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Wilmington, North Carolina relative to Catania, Sicily. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Catania, Sicily vs Wilmington, North Carolina.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +1 (+3) +0 (-1) +-1 (-2) +1 (+1) 0 (+0) 0 (+1) -2 (-3) +0 (+0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) +0 (+0) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) +0 (+0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) 0 (-1) +2 (+4) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) +4 (+6) +3 (+5) +1 (+3) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) +0 (+0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +24 (+1) +41 (+2) +53 (+2) +38 (+1) +93 (+4) +146 (+6) +202 (+8) +167 (+7) +83 (+3) -38 (-1) +17 (+1) +6 (+0) +831 (+33)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) +5 (+18) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +6 (+19) +8 (+27) +13 (+42) +12 (+39) +8 (+27) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +2 (+6)   +63 (+17)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 50' +1h 58' +1h 42' +2h 28' +2h 01' +0h 38' -1h 17' -0h 29' -0h 52' +1h 03' +1h 18' +1h 27'   +0h 59'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 15' +0h 09' +0h 01' -0h 06' -0h 13' -0h 17' -0h 15' -0h 09' -0h 01' +0h 06' +0h 13' +0h 17'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +3.3 +3.3 +3.3 +3.2 +3.3 +3.2 +3.2 +3.1 +3.1 +3.1 +3.2 +3.2   +3.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -14 -15 -17 -20 -13 -7 -2 -5 -6 -16 -19 -18   -12.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -6.1 (-11) -5.7 (-10) -3.7 (-7) -2.6 (-5) -0.1 (0) +0.8 (+1) +1 (+2) -0.6 (-1) -0.5 (-1) -4.4 (-8) -5.3 (-10) -6.3 (-11) -2.8 (-5)

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