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Sydney, Nova Scotia vs Higuey Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada and Higuey, Dominican Republic is approximately 3,167 km or 1,968 mi.
  • To reach Sydney, Nova Scotia in this distance one would set out from Higuey bearing 12.6° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Sydney, Nova Scotia bearing 17.4° or NNE .
  • Sydney, Nova Scotia has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Higuey has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Sydney, Nova Scotia is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Higuey is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 20.9 °C (37.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.8 °C (37.4°F) more in Sydney, Nova Scotia. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 57 mm (2.2 in) more which is equivalent to 57 l/m² (1.4 US gal/ft²) or 570,000 l/ha (60,937 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.1° lower in Sydney, Nova Scotia than in Higuey.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Sydney, Nova Scotia relative to Higuey. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Higuey vs Sydney, Nova Scotia.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-55) -31 (-57) -29 (-52) -25 (-45) -19 (-33) -14 (-24) -10 (-17) -10 (-17) -14 (-26) -19 (-35) -24 (-42) -28 (-50) -21 (-38)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-54) -31 (-56) -28 (-51) -24 (-43) -19 (-34) -15 (-26) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -15 (-26) -19 (-34) -23 (-41) -27 (-48) -21 (-38)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-53) -31 (-56) -27 (-49) -23 (-42) -20 (-36) -16 (-28) -11 (-20) -11 (-19) -15 (-27) -18 (-33) -22 (-39) -26 (-48) -21 (-37)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +76 (+3) +58 (+2) +60 (+2) +20 (+1) -85 (-3) -10 (0) -32 (-1) -44 (-2) -31 (-1) -22 (-1) +8 (+0) +59 (+2) +57 (+2)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 08' -1h 18' -0h 14' +0h 54' +1h 53' +2h 24' +2h 10' +1h 18' +0h 12' -0h 55' -1h 54' -2h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (┬░) -27.5 -27.4 -27.5 -27.6 -24.1 -17.8 -23.5 -27.5 -27.5 -27.4 -27.5 -27.6   -26.1

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