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Cork vs Athens Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cork, Ireland and Athens, Greece is approximately 2,931 km or 1,822 mi.
  • To reach Cork in this distance one would set out from Athens bearing 312.3° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cork bearing 289.1° or WNW .
  • Cork has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Athens has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Cork is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Athens is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 7.3 °C (13.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.2 °C (13°F) less in Cork. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 671.8 mm (26.4 in) more which is equivalent to 671.8 l/m² (16.49 US gal/ft²) or 6,718,000 l/ha (718,199 US gal/ac) more. About 2 4/5 as much.
  • There are 1339 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Cork. In whichever way circa 3h 39' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.9° lower in Cork than in Athens.
  • Relative humidity levels are 22.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.2°C (4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -9 (-17) -11 (-19) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -8 (-15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -7 (-12) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -11 (-19) -9 (-17) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -7 (-13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -7 (-12) -8 (-15) -10 (-18) -11 (-19) -10 (-19) -9 (-17) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -5 (-10) -7 (-13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +74 (+3) +31 (+1) +51 (+2) +29 (+1) +54 (+2) +47 (+2) +66 (+3) +66 (+3) +82 (+3) +51 (+2) +64 (+3) +55 (+2) +672 (+26)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) +3 (+10) +6 (+20) +9 (+29) +8 (+26) +8 (+27) +4 (+13) +2 (+7) +1 (+3)   +43 (+12)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 01' -2h 39' -2h 29' -2h 36' -2h 38' -4h 28' -6h 38' -6h 27' -5h 16' -3h 44' -2h 38' -2h 17'   -3h 39'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 34' -0h 56' -0h 10' +0h 38' +1h 22' +1h 47' +1h 36' +0h 56' +0h 08' -0h 39' -1h 23' -1h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -13.8 -13.8 -13.9 -13.9 -13.9 -13.9 -13.9 -14 -13.9 -13.8 -13.9 -13.9   -13.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +17 +17 +19 +19 +20 +27 +32 +34 +30 +24 +17 +16   +22.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.7 (-1) -0.6 (-1) -0.5 (-1) -2.4 (-4) -3.9 (-7) -3.2 (-6) -2.5 (-5) -1.9 (-3) -2.3 (-4) -2.9 (-5) -3.6 (-6) -2.1 (-4) -2.2 (-4)

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