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Basel vs Williston, North Dakota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Basel, Switzerland and Williston, North Dakota, Usa is approximately 7,476 km or 4,645 mi.
  • To reach Basel in this distance one would set out from Williston, North Dakota bearing 43° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Basel bearing 137.6° or SE .
  • Basel has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Williston, North Dakota has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Basel is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Williston, North Dakota is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 4.2 °C (7.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.3 °C (27.5°F) less in Basel. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 436.8 mm (17.2 in) more which is equivalent to 436.8 l/m² (10.72 US gal/ft²) or 4,368,000 l/ha (466,968 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/4 as much.
  • There are 1108 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Basel. In whichever way circa 3h 01' less per day or about 3/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.7° higher in Basel than in Williston, North Dakota.
  • Relative humidity levels are 20.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.5°C (15.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Basel relative to Williston, North Dakota. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Williston, North Dakota vs Basel.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +3 (+5) +0 (0) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -4 (-6) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +6 (+10) +9 (+16) +3 (+6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +8 (+14) +11 (+21) +4 (+8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+28) +13 (+23) +9 (+16) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) +0 (+0) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) +4 (+8) +6 (+11) +11 (+19) +15 (+27) +7 (+12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +40 (+2) +29 (+1) +31 (+1) +23 (+1) +26 (+1) +35 (+1) +33 (+1) +62 (+2) +45 (+2) +40 (+2) +45 (+2) +29 (+1) +437 (+17)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +5 (+16) +5 (+18) +4 (+13) +6 (+20) +4 (+13) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +6 (+20) +6 (+19) +6 (+20) +5 (+16)   +55 (+15)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 15' -2h 52' -2h 19' -2h 58' -3h 30' -3h 24' -4h 21' -3h 44' -2h 46' -3h 17' -2h 24' -2h 29'   -3h 01'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 04' +0h 02' +0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 04' -0h 05' -0h 04' -0h 02' -0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 04' +0h 05'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (┬°) +0.6 +0.5 +0.5 +0.5 +0.6 +0.6 +0.7 +0.7 +0.8 +0.7 +0.7 +0.7   +0.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +11 +10 +9 +20 +26 +22 +27 +30 +32 +31 +17 +12   +20.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ┬°C & (┬°F) +14.2 (+26) +11 (+20) +8.8 (+16) +6.8 (+12) +7.4 (+13) +4.2 (+8) +4.7 (+8) +5.4 (+10) +8.8 (+16) +8 (+14) +9.9 (+18) +12.8 (+23) +8.5 (+15)

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