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Paris vs Lyon Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Paris, France and Lyon, France is approximately 396 km or 246 mi.
  • To reach Paris in this distance one would set out from Lyon bearing 331.2° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Paris bearing 329.3° or NNW .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Both are in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 0.1 °C (0.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F) less in Paris. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 205.5 mm (8.1 in) less which is equivalent to 205.5 l/m² (5.04 US gal/ft²) or 2,055,000 l/ha (219,693 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • There are 178 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Paris. In whichever way circa 0h 29' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.1° lower in Paris than in Lyon.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.5°C (1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Paris relative to Lyon. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Lyon 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) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +0 (0) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) +0 (0) +0 (0) +1 (+2) +-1 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) 0 (0) 0 (0) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +0 (+0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) 0 (0) +1 (+2) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) -9 (0) -28 (-1) -26 (-1) -29 (-1) -23 (-1) -2 (0) -13 (-1) -20 (-1) -30 (-1) -20 (-1) -9 (0) -206 (-8)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2 (+6) +2 (+7) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +2 (+6) +2 (+6) +2 (+7) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +2 (+6)   +17 (+5)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 07' -0h 33' -0h 32' -0h 14' -0h 15' -0h 30' -1h 23' -1h 07' -0h 38' -0h 13' -0h 10' -0h 03'   -0h 29'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 22' -0h 13' -0h 02' +0h 09' +0h 19' +0h 25' +0h 23' +0h 13' +0h 02' -0h 09' -0h 19' -0h 25'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -3.1 -3.1 -3.1 -3.1 -3.1 -3.1 -3.1 -3.1 -3.1 -3 -3.1 -3.1   -3.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +2 +2 +1 +0 +0 +1 +6 +5 +2 +1 +3 +2   +2.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +1.8 (+3) +0.8 (+1) +0.1 (+0) +0 (+0) +0.5 (+1) -0.3 (-1) +0.5 (+1) +0.1 (+0) -0.5 (-1) +0.7 (+1) +1 (+2) +1.7 (+3) +0.5 (+1)

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