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Athens vs Potsdam Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Athens, Greece and Potsdam, Germany is approximately 1,799 km or 1,118 mi.
  • To reach Athens in this distance one would set out from Potsdam bearing 148.5° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Athens bearing 156.2° or SSE .
  • Athens has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Potsdam has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Athens is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome whereas Potsdam is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 8.9 °C (16°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.1 °C (2°F) less in Athens. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 208.8 mm (8.2 in) less which is equivalent to 208.8 l/m² (5.12 US gal/ft²) or 2,088,000 l/ha (223,221 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.4° higher in Athens than in Potsdam.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +10 (+17) +9 (+17) +12 (+21) +12 (+21) +9 (+16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +10 (+17) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +9 (+17) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +10 (+19) +9 (+16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +10 (+17) +8 (+15) +8 (+15) +7 (+13) +9 (+15) +10 (+17) +10 (+17) +9 (+17) +9 (+16) +10 (+17) +10 (+18) +9 (+16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +1 (+0) +10 (+0) +5 (+0) -16 (-1) -39 (-2) -59 (-2) -48 (-2) -55 (-2) -34 (-1) +12 (+0) +4 (+0) +12 (+0) -209 (-8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 39' +0h 58' +0h 10' -0h 40' -1h 26' -1h 52' -1h 40' -0h 58' -0h 09' +0h 41' +1h 27' +1h 52'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +14.3 +14.3 +14.4 +14.4 +14.4 +14.3 +14.4 +14.4 +14.3 +14.3 +14.3 +14.4   +14.4

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