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Portland, Oregon vs Detroit, Michigan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Portland, Oregon, Usa and Detroit, Michigan, Usa is approximately 3,136 km or 1,949 mi.
  • To reach Portland, Oregon in this distance one would set out from Detroit, Michigan bearing 290.4° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Portland, Oregon bearing 262.6° or W .
  • Portland, Oregon has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb) whereas Detroit, Michigan has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Portland, Oregon is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome whereas Detroit, Michigan is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 2.8 °C (5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.4 °C (20.5°F) less in Portland, Oregon. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 93.4 mm (3.7 in) more which is equivalent to 93.4 l/m² (2.29 US gal/ft²) or 934,000 l/ha (99,851 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/9 as much.
  • There are 385 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Portland, Oregon. In whichever way circa 1h 03' less per day or about 5/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.4° lower in Portland, Oregon than in Detroit, Michigan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.8°C (8.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+15) +10 (+18) +6 (+12) +2 (+3) -1 (-3) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) +0 (+1) +1 (+3) +3 (+5) +6 (+10) +3 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+17) +10 (+18) +6 (+12) +2 (+4) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +0 (+0) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) +7 (+12) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +10 (+19) +7 (+12) +3 (+5) 0 (0) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) 0 (-1) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +8 (+14) +3 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +91 (+4) +54 (+2) +26 (+1) -14 (-1) -22 (-1) -54 (-2) -65 (-3) -59 (-2) -29 (-1) +15 (+1) +68 (+3) +84 (+3) +93 (+4)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +5 (+16) +3 (+11) +4 (+13) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -6) -2 ( -7) -5 ( -16) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +6 (+19)   +9 (+2)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 00' -0h 55' -1h 30' -0h 28' -1h 19' -3h 04' +1h 15' -1h 01' -0h 48' -2h 13' -0h 26' -1h 07'   -1h 03'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 21' -0h 12' -0h 02' +0h 08' +0h 18' +0h 24' +0h 21' +0h 12' +0h 01' -0h 09' -0h 18' -0h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -3.3 -3.3 -3.4 -3.3 -3.3 -3.4 -3.4 -3.4 -3.4 -3.4 -3.4 -3.4   -3.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7 +9 +9 +9 +9 +9 +8 +8 +11 +21 +15 +11   +10.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +9.8 (+18) +10.9 (+20) +7.4 (+13) +4.1 (+7) +1.5 (+3) +0.1 (+0) +0 (+0) +1.1 (+2) +2.9 (+5) +6.4 (+12) +5.8 (+10) +7.9 (+14) +4.8 (+9)

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