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Houston, Texas vs Acapulco Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Houston, Texas, Usa and Acapulco, Mexico is approximately 1,536 km or 955 mi.
  • To reach Houston, Texas in this distance one would set out from Acapulco bearing 16.2° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Houston, Texas bearing 17.9° or NNE .
  • Houston, Texas has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Acapulco has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Houston, Texas is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome whereas Acapulco is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 7.5 °C (13.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.8 °C (28.4°F) more in Houston, Texas. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 216.8 mm (8.5 in) less which is equivalent to 216.8 l/m (5.32 US gal/ft) or 2,168,000 l/ha (231,774 US gal/ac) less. About 5/6 as much.
  • There are 21 more hours of sunlight per year in Houston, Texas. In whichever way circa 0h 02' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.9° lower in Houston, Texas than in Acapulco.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.4°C (20.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Houston, Texas relative to Acapulco. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Acapulco vs Houston, Texas.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -9 (-17) -6 (-11) -3 (-6) 0 (0) 1 (+2) 1 (+2) -1 (-1) -5 (-9) -10 (-17) -13 (-24) -6 (-11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -14 (-26) -11 (-19) -7 (-12) -5 (-8) -2 (-3) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -7 (-13) -11 (-21) -15 (-27) -8 (-14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -15 (-28) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -5 (-10) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -4 (-8) -10 (-18) -13 (-24) -16 (-29) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +75 (+3) +74 (+3) +72 (+3) +77 (+3) +105 (+4) -145 (-6) -118 (-5) -223 (-9) -217 (-9) -37 (-1) +46 (+2) +74 (+3) -217 (-9)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10 (+32) +9.5 (+34) +8.5 (+27) +7.5 (+25) +5 (+16) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -16) -5 ( -16) -8 ( -27) -4 ( -13) +7 (+23) +9 (+29)   +30.5 (+8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 38' -3h 49' -2h 21' -0h 22' +2h 03' +4h 20' +3h 27' +2h 32' +3h 10' +0h 52' -2h 28' -3h 17'   +0h 02'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 48' -0h 30' -0h 05' +0h 20' +0h 43' +0h 54' +0h 49' +0h 30' +0h 04' -0h 21' -0h 43' -0h 54'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -13.2 -13.2 -13.2 -13.2 -6.1 +0.2 -5.8 -13.1 -13.2 -13.1 -13.2 -13.2   -10.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -12 -12 -16 -17 -17 -20 -19 -20 -22 -25 -21 -14   -17.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -18.1 (-33) -16.2 (-29) -13.7 (-25) -10.6 (-19) -8.4 (-15) -6.3 (-11) -5 (-9) -5.3 (-10) -7.3 (-13) -12.7 (-23) -15.7 (-28) -17.3 (-31) -11.4 (-21)

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