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Jerusalem vs Istanbul Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Jerusalem, Israel and Istanbul, Turkey is approximately 1,150 km or 715 mi.
  • To reach Jerusalem in this distance one would set out from Istanbul bearing 149.7° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Jerusalem bearing 153.3° or SSE .
  • Jerusalem has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Istanbul has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Jerusalem is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Istanbul is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 2.1 °C (3.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3 °C (5.4°F) less in Jerusalem. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 151 mm (5.9 in) more which is equivalent to 151 l/m (3.71 US gal/ft) or 1,510,000 l/ha (161,429 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • There are 1047 more hours of sunlight per year in Jerusalem. In whichever way circa 2h 52' more per day or about 1 3/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.1° higher in Jerusalem than in Istanbul.
  • Relative humidity levels are 19.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.5°C (4.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Jerusalem relative to Istanbul. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Istanbul vs Jerusalem.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +4 (+8) +3 (+5) 1 (+1) 1 (+1) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +3 (+6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +0 (+1) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +116 (+5) +86 (+3) +64 (+3) -15 (-1) -76 (-3) -64 (-3) -28 (-1) -24 (-1) -25 (-1) -6 (0) +39 (+2) +83 (+3) +151 (+6)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -11) -3 ( -10) -5 ( -17) -5 ( -16) -5 ( -17) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13) -6 ( -20) -6 ( -19) -6 ( -20) -6 ( -19)   -55 ( -15)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 07' +2h 41' +2h 54' +3h 12' +2h 30' +3h 00' +1h 52' +2h 01' +3h 06' +3h 21' +3h 26' +3h 11'   +2h 52'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 45' +0h 27' +0h 05' -0h 18' -0h 39' -0h 50' -0h 45' -0h 27' -0h 04' +0h 19' +0h 40' +0h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +9.1 +9.1 +9.1 +9.1 +9.1 +9.1 +9.1 +9.1 +9.1 +9.1 +9.1 +9.1   +9.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -15 -14 -15 -23 -31 -22 -17 -16 -15 -25 -21 -15   -19.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -0.5 (-1) +0.6 (+1) +0.8 (+1) -1.9 (-3) -5.9 (-11) -4.8 (-9) -4.3 (-8) -4.9 (-9) -1.5 (-3) -3.3 (-6) -2.4 (-4) -1.4 (-3) -2.5 (-5)

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