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Paris vs Barcelona Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Paris, France and Barcelona, Spain is approximately 837 km or 520 mi.
  • To reach Paris in this distance one would set out from Barcelona bearing 1.3° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Paris bearing 1.5° or N .
  • Paris has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Barcelona has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The average temperature is 3.8 °C (6.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.3 °C (4.1°F) more in Paris. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 39 mm (1.5 in) less which is equivalent to 39 l/m² (0.96 US gal/ft²) or 390,000 l/ha (41,694 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 597 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Paris. In whichever way circa 1h 38' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.5° lower in Paris than in Barcelona.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.2°C (3.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -4 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-10) -6 (-10) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -6 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +13 (+0) +10 (+0) -13 (-1) -9 (0) +0 (+0) +16 (+1) +37 (+1) -2 (0) -24 (-1) -44 (-2) -23 (-1) +0 (+0) -39 (-2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +12 (+39) +9 (+32) +4 (+13) +5 (+17) +4 (+13) +6 (+20) +8 (+26) +7 (+23) +5 (+17) +4 (+13) +10 (+33) +10 (+32)   +84 (+23)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 48' -2h 54' -0h 29' -0h 36' -0h 40' -1h 10' -2h 19' -0h 38' -0h 46' -1h 32' -3h 00' -2h 46'   -1h 38'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 50' -0h 30' -0h 05' +0h 20' +0h 43' +0h 57' +0h 51' +0h 30' +0h 04' -0h 21' -0h 44' -0h 57'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -7.5 -7.5 -7.5 -7.5 -7.5 -7.5 -7.5 -7.6 -7.5 -7.4 -7.5 -7.5   -7.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +20 +18 +2 +0 +1 +2 +3 +0 +4 +10 +17 +19   +8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -1.5 (-3) -2 (-4) -2.6 (-5) -1.9 (-3) -0.6 (-1) -1.2 (-2) -2.1 (-4) -3.9 (-7) -3.5 (-6) -3 (-5) -1.8 (-3) -1.7 (-3) -2.2 (-4)

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