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Cork vs Alicante, Costa Blanca Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cork, Ireland and Alicante, Costa Blanca, Spain is approximately 1,628 km or 1,012 mi.
  • To reach Cork in this distance one would set out from Alicante, Costa Blanca bearing 340.2° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cork bearing 334.5° or NNW .
  • Cork has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Alicante, Costa Blanca has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The average annual temperature is 7.5 °C (13.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.4 °C (6.1°F) less in Cork. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 691.4 mm (27.2 in) more which is equivalent to 691.4 l/m² (16.97 US gal/ft²) or 6,914,000 l/ha (739,152 US gal/ac) more. About 3 as much.
  • There are 1557 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Cork. In whichever way circa 4h 15' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.5° lower in Cork than in Alicante, Costa Blanca.
  • Relative humidity levels are 19.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.4°C (6.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Cork relative to Alicante, Costa Blanca. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Alicante, Costa Blanca vs Cork.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -10 (-18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -6 (-12) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -10 (-17) -9 (-17) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -8 (-14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -6 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +99 (+4) +52 (+2) +69 (+3) +23 (+1) +39 (+2) +35 (+1) +66 (+3) +63 (+2) +53 (+2) +33 (+1) +73 (+3) +88 (+3) +691 (+27)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +12 (+39) +7 (+25) +8 (+26) +5 (+17) +8 (+26) +7 (+23) +10 (+32) +10 (+32) +7 (+23) +8 (+26) +11 (+37) +11 (+35)   +104 (+28)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 01' -4h 16' -3h 36' -3h 24' -3h 23' -4h 38' -6h 17' -5h 29' -4h 06' -3h 56' -4h 00' -3h 58'   -4h 15'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 32' -0h 54' -0h 09' +0h 37' +1h 20' +1h 45' +1h 34' +0h 55' +0h 08' -0h 38' -1h 21' -1h 45'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -13.4 -13.5 -13.5 -13.6 -13.5 -13.6 -13.5 -13.6 -13.5 -13.5 -13.5 -13.5   -13.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +23 +24 +21 +16 +16 +17 +17 +18 +18 +21 +22 +21   +19.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -1.7 (-3) -1.6 (-3) -2 (-4) -3.2 (-6) -3.4 (-6) -3.6 (-6) -5 (-9) -5.3 (-10) -5.4 (-10) -4.5 (-8) -3.1 (-6) -2.1 (-4) -3.4 (-6)

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