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Cork vs Boston, Massachusetts Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cork, Ireland and Boston, Massachusetts, Usa is approximately 4,696 km or 2,918 mi.
  • To reach Cork in this distance one would set out from Boston, Massachusetts bearing 54.6° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cork bearing 102.7° or ESE .
  • Cork has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Boston, Massachusetts has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Both are in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 0.4 °C (0.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.5 °C (26.1°F) less in Cork. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 6.3 mm (0.2 in) less which is equivalent to 6.3 l/m² (0.15 US gal/ft²) or 63,000 l/ha (6,735 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 1322 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Cork. In whichever way circa 3h 37' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.5° lower in Cork than in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Relative humidity levels are 28.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.2°C (9.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +3 (+6) +0 (-1) -3 (-6) -6 (-10) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -5 (-8) -3 (-6) +0 (0) +4 (+8) -1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +4 (+7) +0 (+0) -3 (-6) -5 (-10) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -4 (-8) -2 (-4) +0 (+0) +5 (+9) 0 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +4 (+8) +0 (+1) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -6 (-12) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +6 (+11) +0 (+0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +28 (+1) -13 (-1) +0 (+0) -34 (-1) -12 (0) -22 (-1) -2 (0) -11 (0) +16 (+1) +15 (+1) +8 (+0) +20 (+1) -6 (0)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +3 (+10) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +6 (+19)   +18 (+5)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 00' -3h 40' -3h 30' -2h 10' -2h 30' -3h 52' -5h 15' -4h 09' -4h 06' -4h 03' -3h 18' -3h 46'   -3h 37'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 10' -0h 41' -0h 07' +0h 28' +1h 01' +1h 20' +1h 11' +0h 41' +0h 06' -0h 29' -1h 02' -1h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -9.5 -9.6 -9.6 -9.6 -9.6 -9.6 -9.5 -9.5 -9.5 -9.4 -9.5 -9.5   -9.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +29 +30 +32 +27 +23 +22 +24 +26 +27 +34 +32 +32   +28.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +11.7 (+21) +11.5 (+21) +9.5 (+17) +5.8 (+10) +2.1 (+4) -0.1 (0) -1.3 (-2) -0.2 (0) +1.6 (+3) +4.7 (+8) +6.3 (+11) +10.2 (+18) +5.2 (+9)

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