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Athens vs Murmansk Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Athens, Greece and Murmansk, Russia is approximately 3,488 km or 2,168 mi.
  • To reach Athens in this distance one would set out from Murmansk bearing 194.2° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Athens bearing 186.4° or S .
  • Athens has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Murmansk has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Athens is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome whereas Murmansk is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 17.7 °C (31.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.2 °C (11.2°F) less in Athens. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 115 mm (4.5 in) less which is equivalent to 115 l/m² (2.82 US gal/ft²) or 1,150,000 l/ha (122,943 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • There are 1455 more hours of sunlight per year in Athens. In whichever way circa 3h 58' more per day or about 2 1/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 30.8° higher in Athens than in Murmansk.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.4°C (24.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+36) +21 (+37) +20 (+36) +18 (+33) +17 (+31) +17 (+30) +16 (+28) +17 (+31) +19 (+34) +20 (+36) +21 (+37) +21 (+37) +19 (+34)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+37) +21 (+37) +18 (+33) +17 (+31) +17 (+30) +15 (+28) +14 (+26) +16 (+28) +17 (+30) +17 (+31) +19 (+35) +20 (+36) +18 (+32)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+35) +21 (+38) +19 (+35) +17 (+30) +15 (+28) +15 (+27) +14 (+24) +14 (+26) +15 (+27) +17 (+30) +18 (+33) +19 (+35) +17 (+31)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +14 (+1) +26 (+1) +24 (+1) +8 (+0) -13 (-1) -45 (-2) -57 (-2) -74 (-3) -42 (-2) +5 (+0) +9 (+0) +30 (+1) -115 (-5)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 52' +4h 02' +1h 52' +0h 52' +2h 34' +2h 32' +4h 17' +6h 50' +7h 00' +5h 21' +4h 42' +3h 50'   +3h 58'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +8h 17' +3h 46' +0h 37' -2h 27' -6h 41' -9h 24' -8h 29' -3h 47' -0h 32' +2h 33' +6h 50' +9h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +30.6 +30.8 +30.9 +30.9 +30.9 +30.9 +30.9 +31 +30.9 +30.7 +30.6 +30.9   +30.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -11 -11 -10 -11 -11 -16 -25 -28 -25 -17 -11 -11   -15.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +17.9 (+32) +17.9 (+32) +15.3 (+28) +13.6 (+24) +13.1 (+24) +10.5 (+19) +7.2 (+13) +8.1 (+15) +10.3 (+19) +13.3 (+24) +16.6 (+30) +17.5 (+32) +13.4 (+24)

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