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Murmansk vs Damascus Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Murmansk, Russia and Damascus, Syria is approximately 3,959 km or 2,460 mi.
  • To reach Murmansk in this distance one would set out from Damascus bearing 357.9° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Murmansk bearing 355° or N .
  • Murmansk has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Damascus has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Murmansk is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Damascus is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 17.5 °C (31.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4 °C (7.2°F) more in Murmansk. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 288 mm (11.3 in) more which is equivalent to 288 l/m² (7.07 US gal/ft²) or 2,880,000 l/ha (307,891 US gal/ac) more. About 2 3/7 as much.
  • There are 2333 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Murmansk. In whichever way circa 6h 23' less per day or about 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 35.4° lower in Murmansk than in Damascus.
  • Relative humidity levels are 27.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.8°C (17.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -21 (-38) -22 (-39) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -20 (-36) -19 (-33) -21 (-37) -22 (-40) -24 (-42) -22 (-40) -20 (-36) -21 (-38)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-33) -20 (-35) -18 (-33) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -14 (-26) -16 (-28) -18 (-32) -19 (-34) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -17 (-32)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-28) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -9 (-15) -9 (-17) -12 (-21) -15 (-26) -15 (-26) -15 (-27) -13 (-24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -14 (-1) -12 (0) -8 (0) +6 (+0) +25 (+1) +54 (+2) +61 (+2) +79 (+3) +53 (+2) +32 (+1) +15 (+1) -3 (0) +288 (+11)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 42' -5h 56' -4h 48' -3h 20' -5h 40' -5h 02' -6h 09' -8h 23' -9h 12' -8h 09' -8h 08' -6h 03'   -6h 23'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -8h 39' -3h 59' -0h 39' +2h 36' +7h 01' +9h 49' +8h 51' +4h 01' +0h 34' -2h 42' -7h 10' -9h 49'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -35.2 -35.4 -35.4 -35.5 -35.5 -35.5 -35.5 -35.6 -35.5 -35.3 -35.2 -35.5   -35.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +11 +18 +22 +27 +30 +32 +37 +39 +39 +39 +24 +12   +27.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -15.7 (-28) -15.3 (-28) -12.6 (-23) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -5.4 (-10) -2.7 (-5) -4.1 (-7) -6.8 (-12) -8.5 (-15) -13.1 (-24) -14.9 (-27) -9.8 (-18)

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