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Paris vs Cardiff, Wales Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Paris, France and Cardiff, Wales, Uk is approximately 500 km or 310 mi.
  • To reach Paris in this distance one would set out from Cardiff, Wales bearing 122.9° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Paris bearing 127.3° or SE .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Both are in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 1.9 °C (3.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.7 °C (8.5°F) more in Paris. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 342 mm (13.5 in) less which is equivalent to 342 l/m² (8.39 US gal/ft²) or 3,420,000 l/ha (365,621 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 287 more hours of sunlight per year in Paris. In whichever way circa 0h 46' more per day or about 1 1/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.6° higher in Paris than in Cardiff, Wales.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.1°C (2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) 0 (+0) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +4 (+8) +4 (+6) +2 (+3) +0 (0) -1 (-2) +2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) +2 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) 0 (0) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -35 (-1) -21 (-1) -41 (-2) -15 (-1) -7 (0) -12 (0) -15 (-1) -16 (-1) -37 (-1) -46 (-2) -49 (-2) -48 (-2) -342 (-13)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -6) -2 ( -6) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -7) -2 ( -6)   -18 ( -5)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 09' +0h 12' +1h 09' +0h 52' +1h 05' +1h 12' +1h 36' +1h 01' +1h 18' +0h 42' +0h 04' -0h 01'   +0h 46'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 21' +0h 12' +0h 02' -0h 08' -0h 18' -0h 24' -0h 22' -0h 12' -0h 01' +0h 08' +0h 19' +0h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +2.5 +2.5 +2.6 +2.6 +2.6 +2.6 +2.6 +2.6 +2.6 +2.6 +2.6 +2.6   +2.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +0 -3 -7 -5 -5 -4 -6 -6 -3 -1 +1 +0   -3.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.8 (-1) -0.7 (-1) +0.7 (+1) +1.8 (+3) +2.8 (+5) +2.9 (+5) +2.6 (+5) +1.7 (+3) +1.9 (+3) +0.7 (+1) +0.4 (+1) -0.9 (-2) +1.1 (+2)

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