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Dallas, Texas vs Chicago, Illinois Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dallas, Texas, Usa and Chicago, Illinois, Usa is approximately 1,277 km or 793 mi.
  • To reach Dallas, Texas in this distance one would set out from Chicago, Illinois bearing 221.9° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dallas, Texas bearing 216.3° or SW .
  • Dallas, Texas has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Chicago, Illinois has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Dallas, Texas is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome whereas Chicago, Illinois is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 8.3 °C (14.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.5 °C (9.9°F) less in Dallas, Texas. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 36 mm (1.4 in) more which is equivalent to 36 l/m² (0.88 US gal/ft²) or 360,000 l/ha (38,486 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 345 more hours of sunlight per year in Dallas, Texas. In whichever way circa 0h 56' more per day or about 1 1/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.9° higher in Dallas, Texas than in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.4°C (11.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Dallas, Texas relative to Chicago, Illinois. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Chicago, Illinois vs Dallas, Texas.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +10 (+17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +12 (+21) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +8 (+15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +12 (+0) +24 (+1) +2 (+0) +25 (+1) +28 (+1) -21 (-1) -37 (-1) -31 (-1) +3 (+0) -2 (0) +13 (+1) +20 (+1) +36 (+1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2 ( -6) -2 ( -7) -5 ( -16) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -17) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10)   -43 ( -12)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 05' +0h 55' +0h 17' +0h 38' -0h 11' +0h 40' +0h 36' +1h 03' +1h 02' +0h 58' +2h 04' +2h 11'   +0h 56'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 45' +0h 27' +0h 05' -0h 19' -0h 40' -0h 51' -0h 46' -0h 27' -0h 04' +0h 19' +0h 40' +0h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +8.9 +8.9 +8.9 +9 +8.9 +8.9 +8.8 +8.9 +8.9 +8.8 +8.9 +8.9   +8.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -8 -6 -7 -1 +1 -3 -3 -7 -3 -3 -8 -9   -4.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +7.9 (+14) +9.1 (+16) +8.1 (+15) +8.1 (+15) +6.3 (+11) +5.2 (+9) +3.7 (+7) +3.4 (+6) +5.1 (+9) +6.1 (+11) +6.2 (+11) +7.1 (+13) +6.4 (+12)

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