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Ostende vs Grand Rapids, Michigan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ostende, Belgium and Grand Rapids, Michigan, Usa is approximately 6,350 km or 3,946 mi.
  • To reach Ostende in this distance one would set out from Grand Rapids, Michigan bearing 48.2° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Ostende bearing 119.3° or ESE .
  • Ostende has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Grand Rapids, Michigan has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • The average temperature is 1.6 °C (2.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.2 °C (25.6°F) less in Ostende. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 317.5 mm (12.5 in) less which is equivalent to 317.5 l/m² (7.79 US gal/ft²) or 3,175,000 l/ha (339,429 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.3° lower in Ostende than in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 22.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.1°C (11°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Ostende relative to Grand Rapids, Michigan. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Grand Rapids, Michigan vs Ostende.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) +-3 (-5) -6 (-10) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -7 (-12) -3 (-6) +0 (-1) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +-1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +9 (+15) +5 (+9) +1 (+1) -2 (-3) -4 (-8) -6 (-10) -4 (-8) -1 (-1) +2 (+4) +4 (+8) +7 (+12) +2 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +11 (+20) +7 (+12) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +8 (+15) +4 (+8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -6 (0) +2 (+0) -36 (-1) -48 (-2) -46 (-2) -56 (-2) -19 (-1) -33 (-1) -52 (-2) -3 (0) -10 (0) -12 (0) -318 (-13)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2 ( -6) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -6) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -6) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) 0 ( 0) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) +2 (+6)   +10 (+3)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 01' -0h 36' -0h 06' +0h 24' +0h 53' +1h 09' +1h 02' +0h 36' +0h 05' -0h 25' -0h 53' -1h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8.4 -8.5 -8.4 -8.4 -8.4 -8.4 -8.3 -8.3 -8.2 -8.3 -8.3 -8.3   -8.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +14 +15 +19 +26 +25 +25 +30 +28 +25 +27 +20 +16   +22.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +10.4 (+19) +10.5 (+19) +7.7 (+14) +6.1 (+11) +4 (+7) +1.5 (+3) +1.9 (+3) +2.4 (+4) +5 (+9) +7.8 (+14) +7.4 (+13) +8.8 (+16) +6.1 (+11)

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