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Amsterdam vs Boston, Massachusetts Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Boston, Massachusetts, Usa is approximately 5,584 km or 3,470 mi.
  • To reach Amsterdam in this distance one would set out from Boston, Massachusetts bearing 50.9° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Amsterdam bearing 111° or ESE .
  • Amsterdam has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Boston, Massachusetts has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Both are in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 1.1 °C (1.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9 °C (16.2°F) less in Amsterdam. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 288.3 mm (11.4 in) less which is equivalent to 288.3 l/m² (7.08 US gal/ft²) or 2,883,000 l/ha (308,212 US gal/ac) less. About 5/7 as much.
  • There are 1171 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Amsterdam. In whichever way circa 3h 12' less per day or about 4/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.7° lower in Amsterdam than in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Relative humidity levels are 20.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3°C (5.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Amsterdam relative to Boston, Massachusetts. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Boston, Massachusetts vs Amsterdam.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) -4 (-6) -6 (-10) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) +0 (+1) -2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) 0 (-1) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -1 (-3) +2 (+4) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +1 (+3) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -5 (-10) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) +4 (+7) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -23 (-1) -39 (-2) -50 (-2) -42 (-2) -31 (-1) -21 (-1) +5 (+0) +5 (+0) -6 (0) -12 (0) -37 (-1) -38 (-1) -288 (-11)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10 (+32) +8 (+28) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +2 (+6) +3 (+10) +7 (+23) +8 (+26) +10 (+33) +11 (+35) +11 (+37) +11 (+35)   +89 (+24)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 03' -3h 45' -2h 42' -1h 46' -2h 00' -2h 44' -4h 07' -3h 17' -3h 26' -3h 48' -3h 48' -4h 00'   -3h 12'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 12' -0h 42' -0h 07' +0h 28' +1h 02' +1h 22' +1h 13' +0h 42' +0h 06' -0h 29' -1h 03' -1h 22'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -9.7 -9.8 -9.8 -9.8 -9.8 -9.8 -9.7 -9.6 -9.7 -9.6 -9.7 -9.7   -9.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +26 +25 +21 +16 +12 +10 +16 +17 +18 +25 +29 +31   +20.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) +7.4 (+13) +6.8 (+12) +5.6 (+10) +3.2 (+6) +1.3 (+2) -1.1 (-2) -1.5 (-3) -0.5 (-1) +0.4 (+1) +3.2 (+6) +4.3 (+8) +7.1 (+13) +3 (+5)

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