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Paris vs Damascus Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Paris, France and Damascus, Syria is approximately 3,296 km or 2,048 mi.
  • To reach Paris in this distance one would set out from Damascus bearing 311.6° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Paris bearing 288.5° or WNW .
  • Paris has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Damascus has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Paris is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Damascus is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The mean temperature is 5.8 °C (10.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.4 °C (6.1°F) less in Paris. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 415.8 mm (16.4 in) more which is equivalent to 415.8 l/m² (10.2 US gal/ft²) or 4,158,000 l/ha (444,518 US gal/ac) more. About 3 as much.
  • There are 1794 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Paris. In whichever way circa 4h 54' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.4° lower in Paris than in Damascus.
  • Relative humidity levels are 27.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.3°C (2.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -11 (-19) -12 (-21) -11 (-21) -11 (-19) -10 (-18) -7 (-12) -9 (-16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-6) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -5 (-10) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -6 (-11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -4 (-6) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +12 (+0) +12 (+0) +8 (+0) +28 (+1) +51 (+2) +54 (+2) +59 (+2) +64 (+3) +55 (+2) +39 (+2) +24 (+1) +10 (+0) +416 (+16)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +8 (+26) +7 (+25) +6 (+19) +9 (+30) +9 (+29) +12 (+40) +12 (+39) +13 (+42) +13 (+43) +11 (+35) +9 (+30) +8 (+26)   +117 (+32)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 50' -4h 10' -3h 34' -3h 36' -4h 34' -5h 08' -6h 00' -6h 01' -5h 40' -5h 29' -6h 14' -4h 34'   -4h 54'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 30' -0h 54' -0h 09' +0h 37' +1h 19' +1h 42' +1h 31' +0h 54' +0h 08' -0h 38' -1h 20' -1h 42'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -15.4 -15.4 -15.3 -15.4 -15.4 -15.4 -15.4 -15.5 -15.4 -15.3 -15.4 -15.4   -15.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +17 +20 +19 +23 +30 +33 +34 +34 +36 +40 +29 +17   +27.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.4 (-1) -0.7 (-1) +0.5 (+1) +0.8 (+1) +2.8 (+5) +3.2 (+6) +3.8 (+7) +2.8 (+5) +2.2 (+4) +2.4 (+4) -0.3 (-1) -1 (-2) +1.3 (+2)

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