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Paris vs Montpellier Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Paris, France and Montpellier, France is approximately 595 km or 370 mi.
  • To reach Paris in this distance one would set out from Montpellier bearing 348.4° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Paris bearing 347.2° or NNW .
  • Paris has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Montpellier has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Both are in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 2.4 °C (4.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0 °C (0°F) more in Paris. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 90 mm (3.5 in) less which is equivalent to 90 l/m² (2.21 US gal/ft²) or 900,000 l/ha (96,216 US gal/ac) less. About 7/8 as much.
  • There are 902 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Paris. In whichever way circa 2h 28' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.2° lower in Paris than in Montpellier.
  • Relative humidity levels are 21.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.3°C (4.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) +16 (+1) -37 (-1) -14 (-1) +10 (+0) +21 (+1) +39 (+2) +24 (+1) -45 (-2) -45 (-2) -19 (-1) -40 (-2) -90 (-4)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +9 (+29) +8 (+28) +4 (+13) +5 (+17) +3 (+10) +7 (+23) +9 (+29) +7 (+23) +6 (+20) +4 (+13) +6 (+20) +6 (+19)   +74 (+20)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 46' -2h 58' -1h 30' -1h 52' -1h 25' -2h 40' -4h 07' -2h 44' -2h 20' -1h 54' -2h 50' -2h 30'   -2h 28'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 36' -0h 21' -0h 03' +0h 14' +0h 31' +0h 41' +0h 37' +0h 21' +0h 03' -0h 15' -0h 32' -0h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -5.2 -5.3 -5.2 -5.2 -5.2 -5.3 -5.2 -5.3 -5.2 -5.2 -5.2 -5.2   -5.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +26 +29 +16 +12 +11 +17 +24 +21 +23 +25 +28 +23   +21.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.3 (+4) +2.7 (+5) +1.4 (+3) +0.8 (+1) +1.7 (+3) +2.3 (+4) +4.1 (+7) +2.4 (+4) +2.5 (+5) +2.3 (+4) +3 (+5) +2.2 (+4) +2.3 (+4)

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