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Cardiff, Wales vs Shannon Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cardiff, Wales, Uk and Shannon, Ireland is approximately 404 km or 251 mi.
  • To reach Cardiff, Wales in this distance one would set out from Shannon bearing 108.8° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cardiff, Wales bearing 113.1° or ESE .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Both are in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.4 °C (0.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.8 °C (3.2°F) more in Cardiff, Wales. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 34 mm (1.3 in) more which is equivalent to 34 l/m (0.83 US gal/ft) or 340,000 l/ha (36,348 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 167 more hours of sunlight per year in Cardiff, Wales. In whichever way circa 0h 27' more per day or about 1 1/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.3° higher in Cardiff, Wales than in Shannon.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.2°C (2.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Cardiff, Wales relative to Shannon. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Shannon vs Cardiff, Wales.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) 0 (0) +0 (+0) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) 0 (0) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) 0 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) 0 (0) +0 (+0) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) 0 (0) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) 0 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) +0 (+1) +0 (+1) +0 (+0) 0 (0) -1 (-1) 0 (0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -7 (0) -4 (0) +5 (+0) +1 (+0) +4 (+0) +3 (+0) +17 (+1) -2 (0) +10 (+0) +3 (+0) +5 (+0) -1 (0) +34 (+1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2 ( -6) -2 ( -7) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -6) -3 ( -10) -5 ( -16) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -6) -2 ( -7) -6 ( -19)   -37 ( -10)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 05' +0h 06' +0h 36' +0h 30' -0h 15' +0h 52' +1h 15' +0h 56' +0h 58' +0h 34' -0h 08' +0h 07'   +0h 27'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 12' +0h 06' +0h 01' -0h 04' -0h 10' -0h 13' -0h 12' -0h 06' -0h 01' +0h 04' +0h 10' +0h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +1.3 +1.3 +1.3 +1.3 +1.3 +1.3 +1.3 +1.3 +1.3 +1.3 +1.3 +1.3   +1.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2 -4 -5 -8 -5 -7 -6 -7 -5 -4 -3 -1   -4.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -1.4 (-3) -2 (-4) -1.9 (-3) -2.1 (-4) -1.1 (-2) -1.2 (-2) -0.6 (-1) -0.7 (-1) -0.4 (-1) -0.7 (-1) -0.8 (-1) -1.3 (-2) -1.2 (-2)

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