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Boise, Idaho vs Columbia, South Carolina Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Boise, Idaho, Usa and Columbia, South Carolina, Usa is approximately 3,198 km or 1,987 mi.
  • To reach Boise, Idaho in this distance one would set out from Columbia, South Carolina bearing 300° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Boise, Idaho bearing 277.5° or W .
  • Boise, Idaho has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Columbia, South Carolina has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Boise, Idaho is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Columbia, South Carolina is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 6.7 °C (12.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F) more in Boise, Idaho. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 960.2 mm (37.8 in) less which is equivalent to 960.2 l/m² (23.57 US gal/ft²) or 9,602,000 l/ha (1,026,518 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • There are 70 more hours of sunlight per year in Boise, Idaho. In whichever way circa 0h 10' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.6° lower in Boise, Idaho than in Columbia, South Carolina.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.6°C (11.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Boise, Idaho relative to Columbia, South Carolina. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Columbia, South Carolina vs Boise, Idaho.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-19) -8 (-15) -9 (-15) -8 (-15) -7 (-12) -4 (-8) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -5 (-8) -7 (-12) -11 (-19) -12 (-21) -7 (-12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-15) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -6 (-12) -6 (-12) -8 (-15) -9 (-17) -7 (-12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -8 (-15) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -7 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -76 (-3) -77 (-3) -90 (-4) -52 (-2) -66 (-3) -101 (-4) -131 (-5) -144 (-6) -73 (-3) -58 (-2) -36 (-1) -57 (-2) -960 (-38)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +4 (+13) +2 (+7) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) -3 ( -10) -10 ( -32) -9 ( -29) -5 ( -17) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +2 (+6)   -14 ( -4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 48' -1h 29' -0h 29' -0h 24' +0h 38' +1h 14' +3h 50' +2h 23' +2h 44' +0h 30' -1h 36' -2h 23'   +0h 10'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 51' -0h 31' -0h 05' +0h 21' +0h 45' +0h 57' +0h 52' +0h 31' +0h 04' -0h 22' -0h 45' -0h 57'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -9.6 -9.5 -9.5 -9.6 -9.6 -9.6 -9.6 -9.6 -9.7 -9.6 -9.6 -9.6   -9.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +18 +18 +8 +2 -1 -8 -20 -22 -17 -2 +15 +20   +0.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -3.9 (-7) -1.4 (-3) -4.3 (-8) -6.3 (-11) -7.1 (-13) -8 (-14) -10.4 (-19) -11.3 (-20) -11.3 (-20) -6.5 (-12) -3.8 (-7) -4.3 (-8) -6.6 (-12)

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