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Sydney, Nova Scotia vs Houma, La Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada and Houma, La, Usa is approximately 3,230 km or 2,007 mi.
  • To reach Sydney, Nova Scotia in this distance one would set out from Houma, La bearing 46.7° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Sydney, Nova Scotia bearing 66° or ENE .
  • Sydney, Nova Scotia has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Houma, La has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Sydney, Nova Scotia is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Houma, La is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 14.7 °C (26.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.7 °C (13.9°F) more in Sydney, Nova Scotia. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 117.6 mm (4.6 in) less which is equivalent to 117.6 l/m² (2.89 US gal/ft²) or 1,176,000 l/ha (125,722 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.6° lower in Sydney, Nova Scotia than in Houma, La.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-33) -20 (-37) -21 (-38) -20 (-36) -16 (-30) -13 (-23) -10 (-17) -10 (-17) -12 (-22) -14 (-26) -16 (-28) -17 (-31) -16 (-28)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -19 (-34) -20 (-35) -19 (-33) -16 (-30) -14 (-24) -10 (-18) -10 (-17) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -13 (-24) -15 (-27) -15 (-26)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -18 (-33) -18 (-33) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -14 (-26) -11 (-19) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -11 (-19) -11 (-19) -13 (-23) -14 (-25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +24 (+1) -1 (0) +23 (+1) +12 (+0) -31 (-1) -61 (-2) -98 (-4) -79 (-3) -69 (-3) +60 (+2) +60 (+2) +43 (+2) -118 (-5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 27' -0h 53' -0h 09' +0h 36' +1h 16' +1h 38' +1h 28' +0h 53' +0h 08' -0h 37' -1h 17' -1h 38'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -16.6 -16.5 -16.6 -16.6 -16.6 -16.5 -16.5 -16.6 -16.5 -16.5 -16.5 -16.6   -16.6

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