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Paris vs Athens Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Paris, France and Athens, Greece is approximately 2,092 km or 1,300 mi.
  • To reach Paris in this distance one would set out from Athens bearing 311.9° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Paris bearing 297.1° or WNW .
  • Paris has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Athens has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Paris is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Athens is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The average temperature is 6 °C (10.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.2 °C (2.2°F) less in Paris. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 242.8 mm (9.6 in) more which is equivalent to 242.8 l/m² (5.96 US gal/ft²) or 2,428,000 l/ha (259,569 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/3 as much.
  • There are 916 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Paris. In whichever way circa 2h 30' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.8° lower in Paris than in Athens.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.3°C (4.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -5 (-10) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -9 (-15) -8 (-14) -7 (-12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -6 (-11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -4 (-8) -6 (-10) -5 (-10) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -6 (-12) -6 (-11) -6 (-11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +11 (+0) -2 (0) -8 (0) +14 (+1) +40 (+2) +44 (+2) +55 (+2) +59 (+2) +43 (+2) +2 (+0) +0 (+0) -17 (-1) +243 (+10)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) +3 (+11) +1 (+3) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +8 (+27) +10 (+32) +10 (+32) +9 (+30) +5 (+16) +3 (+10) +1 (+3)   +59 (+16)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 00' -2h 15' -0h 38' -1h 08' -1h 29' -2h 38' -4h 07' -4h 29' -3h 28' -2h 40' -2h 48' -2h 21'   -2h 30'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 08' -0h 40' -0h 07' +0h 27' +0h 59' +1h 17' +1h 09' +0h 40' +0h 06' -0h 28' -1h 00' -1h 17'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -10.8 -10.8 -10.8 -10.8 -10.8 -10.8 -10.8 -10.9 -10.8 -10.7 -10.8 -10.8   -10.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +17 +13 +7 +7 +11 +17 +22 +23 +22 +18 +16 +16   +15.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2.6 (-5) -3.3 (-6) -2.2 (-4) -2.8 (-5) -2.3 (-4) -1.9 (-3) -0.7 (-1) -1.2 (-2) -1.3 (-2) -2.4 (-4) -3.8 (-7) -3.6 (-6) -2.3 (-4)

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