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Moscow vs Catania, Sicily Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Moscow, Russia and Catania, Sicily, Italy is approximately 2,646 km or 1,644 mi.
  • To reach Moscow in this distance one would set out from Catania, Sicily bearing 32.3° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Moscow bearing 49° or NE .
  • Moscow has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Catania, Sicily has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Moscow is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Catania, Sicily is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The average temperature is 12.3 °C (22.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.5 °C (22.5°F) more in Moscow. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 142 mm (5.6 in) more which is equivalent to 142 l/m² (3.49 US gal/ft²) or 1,420,000 l/ha (151,807 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/4 as much.
  • There are 799 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Moscow. In whichever way circa 2h 11' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.3° lower in Moscow than in Catania, Sicily.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.5°C (18.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Moscow relative to Catania, Sicily. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Catania, Sicily vs Moscow.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -22 (-40) -18 (-32) -11 (-20) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -13 (-24) -17 (-30) -20 (-37) -22 (-39) -15 (-27)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -19 (-33) -14 (-26) -9 (-15) -5 (-9) -5 (-10) -7 (-12) -9 (-17) -12 (-22) -14 (-25) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -12 (-22)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-35) -19 (-35) -16 (-28) -8 (-15) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -8 (-15) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -15 (-26) -17 (-30) -12 (-21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -33 (-1) -16 (-1) -12 (0) +8 (+0) +32 (+1) +69 (+3) +89 (+3) +68 (+3) +20 (+1) -47 (-2) -5 (0) -30 (-1) +142 (+6)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2 (+6) +4 (+14) +2 (+6) +5 (+17) +6 (+19) +8 (+27) +11 (+35) +11 (+35) +6 (+20) +4 (+13) +3 (+10) +1 (+3)   +63 (+17)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 01' -2h 20' -1h 40' -0h 42' +0h 27' -0h 36' -1h 34' -1h 42' -3h 10' -3h 32' -4h 34' -3h 48'   -2h 11'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 18' -1h 20' -0h 14' +0h 54' +1h 59' +2h 38' +2h 20' +1h 21' +0h 12' -0h 56' -2h 01' -2h 38'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -18.3 -18.3 -18.4 -18.4 -18.3 -18.4 -18.3 -18.3 -18.4 -18.3 -18.3 -18.3   -18.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +12 +11 +7 +1 -4 +1 +5 +7 +11 +10 +10 +10   +6.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -17 (-31) -15.9 (-29) -12.1 (-22) -7.9 (-14) -5.4 (-10) -4.9 (-9) -5.4 (-10) -7.2 (-13) -9.4 (-17) -11.7 (-21) -13.7 (-25) -15.5 (-28) -10.5 (-19)

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