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Murmansk vs Athens Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Murmansk, Russia and Athens, Greece is approximately 3,488 km or 2,168 mi.
  • To reach Murmansk in this distance one would set out from Athens bearing 6.4° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Murmansk bearing 14.2° or NNE .
  • Murmansk has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Athens has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Murmansk is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Athens is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 17.7 °C (31.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.2 °C (11.2°F) more in Murmansk. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 115 mm (4.5 in) more which is equivalent to 115 l/m² (2.82 US gal/ft²) or 1,150,000 l/ha (122,943 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • There are 1455 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Murmansk. In whichever way circa 3h 58' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 30.8° lower in Murmansk than in Athens.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.4°C (24.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

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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