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Palermo, Sicily vs Medan, Sumatra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Palermo, Sicily, Italy and Medan, Sumatra, Indonesia is approximately 9,358 km or 5,815 mi.
  • To reach Palermo, Sicily in this distance one would set out from Medan, Sumatra bearing 308° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Palermo, Sicily bearing 270° or W .
  • Palermo, Sicily has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Medan, Sumatra has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The average temperature is 8.3 °C (14.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14 °C (25.2°F) more in Palermo, Sicily. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1385 mm (54.5 in) less which is equivalent to 1385 l/m² (33.99 US gal/ft²) or 13,850,000 l/ha (1,480,657 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22.7° lower in Palermo, Sicily than in Medan, Sumatra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.8°C (12.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -8 (-14) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -13 (-23) -9 (-16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -16 (-28) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -14 (-24) -8 (-15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -13 (-23) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -39 (-2) -10 (0) -40 (-2) -85 (-3) -211 (-8) -134 (-5) -165 (-6) -182 (-7) -170 (-7) -158 (-6) -148 (-6) -43 (-2) -1385 (-55)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2 (+6) +6 (+21) +2 (+6) -2 ( -7) -7 ( -23) -7 ( -23) -11 ( -35) -12 ( -39) -10 ( -33) -7 ( -23) -6 ( -20) -1 ( -3)   -53 ( -14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 08' -1h 19' -0h 14' +0h 55' +1h 53' +2h 23' +2h 10' +1h 19' +0h 12' -0h 56' -1h 55' -2h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -34.4 -34.2 -34 -17.9 -1.3 +5.2 -0.7 -17.5 -34.2 -34.3 -34.4 -34.5   -22.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +9 +11 +7 +6 +4 +2 +4 +2 +1 +2 +4 +8   +5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -13.4 (-24) -12.2 (-22) -10.7 (-19) -8.1 (-15) -6.7 (-12) -3.3 (-6) +0.1 (+0) -0.4 (-1) -2.2 (-4) -5.3 (-10) -7.8 (-14) -11.2 (-20) -6.8 (-12)

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