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Van vs Sukhumi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Van, Turkey and Sukhumi, Georgia is approximately 556 km or 346 mi.
  • To reach Van in this distance one would set out from Sukhumi bearing 159.2° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Van bearing 160.7° or SSE .
  • Van has a warm, dry summer continental/ hemiboreal climate (Dsb) whereas Sukhumi has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Van is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Sukhumi is in or near the boreal rain forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 6.2 °C (11.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.1 °C (14.6°F) more in Van. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1004.9 mm (39.6 in) less which is equivalent to 1004.9 l/m² (24.66 US gal/ft²) or 10,049,000 l/ha (1,074,305 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • There are 559 more hours of sunlight per year in Van. In whichever way circa 1h 31' more per day or about 1 1/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.7° higher in Van than in Sukhumi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.7°C (15.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Van relative to Sukhumi. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Sukhumi vs Van.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -9 (-17) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -4 (-8) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-8) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -6 (-11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -79 (-3) -84 (-3) -70 (-3) -68 (-3) -47 (-2) -76 (-3) -108 (-4) -107 (-4) -121 (-5) -59 (-2) -86 (-3) -102 (-4) -1005 (-40)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -6 ( -19) -7 ( -25) -6 ( -19) -6 ( -20) -5 ( -16) -9 ( -30) -10 ( -32) -9 ( -29) -9 ( -30) -5 ( -16) -4 ( -13) -8 ( -26)   -84 ( -23)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 09' +1h 41' +1h 00' +2h 14' +2h 34' +3h 08' +3h 15' +1h 34' +0h 12' -0h 07' +0h 38' +1h 01'   +1h 31'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 26' +0h 16' +0h 02' -0h 11' -0h 23' -0h 30' -0h 27' -0h 16' -0h 02' +0h 11' +0h 23' +0h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +4.7 +4.7 +4.7 +4.7 +4.7 +4.7 +4.7 +4.7 +4.7 +4.7 +4.6 +4.7   +4.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +3 +2 +4 -3 -15 -24 -34 -34 -30 -10 +0 +1   -11.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -8.8 (-16) -8.2 (-15) -6.4 (-12) -6.1 (-11) -7.4 (-13) -9 (-16) -10.7 (-19) -11.9 (-21) -11.8 (-21) -8.8 (-16) -7.5 (-14) -7.8 (-14) -8.7 (-16)

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