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Cork vs Basel Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cork, Ireland and Basel, Switzerland is approximately 1,249 km or 776 mi.
  • To reach Cork in this distance one would set out from Basel bearing 298.7° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cork bearing 286.4° or WNW .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Both are in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.8 °C (1.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.5 °C (15.3°F) less in Cork. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 264 mm (10.4 in) more which is equivalent to 264 l/m² (6.48 US gal/ft²) or 2,640,000 l/ha (282,234 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • There are 263 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Cork. In whichever way circa 0h 42' less per day or about 5/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.4° lower in Cork than in Basel.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.1°C (3.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +-1 (-2) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) +-1 (-2) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +-1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +2 (+3) 0 (0) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +1 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +66 (+3) +39 (+2) +46 (+2) +2 (+0) -5 (0) -36 (-1) -16 (-1) -23 (-1) +15 (+1) +39 (+2) +59 (+2) +78 (+3) +264 (+10)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2 (+6) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -6) -3 ( -10) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) +4 (+13)   +2 (+1)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 07' -0h 23' -1h 15' -0h 24' -0h 00' -0h 54' -2h 11' -1h 38' -1h 10' -0h 30' +0h 10' -0h 09'   -0h 42'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 35' -0h 20' -0h 03' +0h 14' +0h 31' +0h 41' +0h 36' +0h 20' +0h 03' -0h 14' -0h 31' -0h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -4.3 -4.3 -4.3 -4.4 -4.4 -4.4 -4.4 -4.4 -4.4 -4.3 -4.4 -4.4   -4.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 +8 +13 +11 +6 +6 +8 +8 +5 +6 +5 +4   +7.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +3.8 (+7) +2.1 (+4) -1.2 (-2) -1.2 (-2) -1.2 (-2) -0.4 (-1) -0.1 (0) +2.5 (+5) +3.3 (+6) +5.4 (+10) +2.1 (+4)

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