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Murmansk vs Vaasa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Murmansk, Russia and Vaasa, Finland is approximately 829 km or 515 mi.
  • To reach Murmansk in this distance one would set out from Vaasa bearing 32.8° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Murmansk bearing 43.1° or NE .
  • Both have a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Murmansk is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Vaasa is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 3.5 °C (6.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.4 °C (0.7°F) more in Murmansk. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 9.8 mm (0.4 in) less which is equivalent to 9.8 l/m² (0.24 US gal/ft²) or 98,000 l/ha (10,477 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 501 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Murmansk. In whichever way circa 1h 22' less per day or about 5/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.8° lower in Murmansk than in Vaasa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.2°C (7.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -5 (-8) -5 (-8) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -3 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) -5 (0) -6 (0) -3 (0) +16 (+1) +3 (+0) +11 (+0) -9 (0) -9 (0) -8 (0) -2 (0) -10 (0)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 56' -1h 35' -1h 30' +0h 18' -2h 15' -2h 12' -1h 09' -1h 56' -2h 16' -1h 15' -1h 04' -0h 34'   -1h 22'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 04' -1h 26' -0h 13' +0h 53' +3h 07' +4h 25' +4h 11' +1h 27' +0h 11' -0h 56' -3h 12' -4h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -5.7 -5.9 -5.9 -5.9 -5.9 -5.9 -5.9 -5.9 -5.9 -5.8 -5.7 -6   -5.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -8 -7 -6 -6 -2 -2 -3 -5 -5 -6 -7 -8   -5.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) -4.5 (-8) -4 (-7) -3.4 (-6) -3.9 (-7) -4.8 (-9) -4.7 (-8) -3.6 (-6) -4 (-7) -3.3 (-6) -4.4 (-8) -5 (-9) -4.6 (-8) -4.2 (-8)

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