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Athens vs Parakou Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Athens, Greece and Parakou, Benin is approximately 3,821 km or 2,374 mi.
  • To reach Athens in this distance one would set out from Parakou bearing 30.1° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Athens bearing 39° or NE .
  • Athens has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Parakou has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Athens is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome whereas Parakou is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 9.1 °C (16.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.8 °C (23°F) more in Athens. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 772.8 mm (30.4 in) less which is equivalent to 772.8 l/m² (18.97 US gal/ft²) or 7,728,000 l/ha (826,174 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.7° lower in Athens than in Parakou.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -22 (-40) -20 (-36) -15 (-26) -8 (-14) -1 (-2) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) -1 (-1) -8 (-15) -15 (-27) -19 (-34) -10 (-18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -14 (-24) -7 (-13) -2 (-3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) -2 (-3) -8 (-14) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -9 (-16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -14 (-26) -15 (-26) -12 (-21) -7 (-12) -1 (-2) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) -1 (-2) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -10 (-18) -7 (-13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +41 (+2) +39 (+2) +3 (+0) -57 (-2) -114 (-4) -162 (-6) -186 (-7) -204 (-8) -194 (-8) -43 (-2) +44 (+2) +60 (+2) -773 (-30)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 50' -1h 08' -0h 12' +0h 47' +1h 37' +2h 03' +1h 51' +1h 08' +0h 10' -0h 48' -1h 38' -2h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -28.6 -28.5 -28.5 -23.5 -6.9 -0.5 -6.4 -23.1 -28.5 -28.4 -28.5 -28.6   -21.7

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