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Murmansk vs Basel Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Murmansk, Russia and Basel, Switzerland is approximately 2,762 km or 1,716 mi.
  • To reach Murmansk in this distance one would set out from Basel bearing 21.6° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Murmansk bearing 43.7° or NE .
  • Murmansk has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Basel has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Murmansk is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Basel is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 9.6 °C (17.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.9 °C (8.8°F) more in Murmansk. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 292.8 mm (11.5 in) less which is equivalent to 292.8 l/m² (7.19 US gal/ft²) or 2,928,000 l/ha (313,023 US gal/ac) less. About 5/8 as much.
  • There are 379 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Murmansk. In whichever way circa 1h 02' less per day or about 7/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.3° lower in Murmansk than in Basel.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.1°C (16.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -12 (-21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -11 (-19) -10 (-19) -8 (-14) -6 (-12) -7 (-13) -8 (-15) -8 (-15) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -10 (-17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -8 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -23 (-1) -18 (-1) -29 (-1) -35 (-1) -46 (-2) -39 (-2) -25 (-1) -15 (-1) -26 (-1) -17 (-1) -15 (-1) -7 (0) -293 (-12)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 58' -1h 46' -0h 38' +1h 20' +0h 03' +1h 02' +0h 09' -2h 01' -2h 54' -2h 07' -1h 54' -1h 42'   -1h 02'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 18' -3h 10' -0h 31' +2h 03' +5h 50' +8h 18' +7h 29' +3h 12' +0h 26' -2h 08' -5h 58' -8h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -21.1 -21.3 -21.3 -21.4 -21.4 -21.4 -21.4 -21.4 -21.4 -21.2 -21.1 -21.4   -21.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +0 +2 +4 +3 -3 -5 +1 +2 +0 -1 -1 -1   +0.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -11.2 (-20) -11.3 (-20) -11 (-20) -9.1 (-16) -10.4 (-19) -8.5 (-15) -5.9 (-11) -6.6 (-12) -8.1 (-15) -7.9 (-14) -9.7 (-17) -10 (-18) -9.1 (-16)

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