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Tirana vs Athens Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tirana, Albania and Athens, Greece is approximately 500 km or 311 mi.
  • To reach Tirana in this distance one would set out from Athens bearing 319.1° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tirana bearing 316.6° or NW .
  • Both have a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Tirana is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome whereas Athens is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 2.4 °C (4.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.3 °C (0.5°F) more in Tirana. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 812.8 mm (32 in) more which is equivalent to 812.8 l/m (19.95 US gal/ft) or 8,128,000 l/ha (868,937 US gal/ac) more. About 3 1/6 as much.
  • There are 230 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Tirana. In whichever way circa 0h 38' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.3° lower in Tirana than in Athens.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.2°C (7.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

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) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) 0 (0) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) -1 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -3 (-6) -4 (-6) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -5 (-10) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -4 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +87 (+3) +72 (+3) +57 (+2) +59 (+2) +82 (+3) +50 (+2) +24 (+1) +34 (+1) +61 (+2) +109 (+4) +101 (+4) +75 (+3) +813 (+32)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3 ( -10) +2 (+7) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) +1 (+3) +4 (+13) +1 (+3)   +25 (+7)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 19' -0h 50' -0h 34' -0h 54' -0h 52' -0h 48' -0h 29' -0h 44' -0h 28' -0h 01' -1h 22' -0h 50'   -0h 38'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 18' -0h 11' -0h 01' +0h 07' +0h 15' +0h 20' +0h 18' +0h 11' +0h 01' -0h 07' -0h 16' -0h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -3.3 -3.3 -3.4 -3.3 -3.3 -3.3 -3.3 -3.4 -3.3 -3.3 -3.3 -3.3   -3.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -14 -17 -15 -8 -2 -3 -6 -10 -11 -17 -10 -10   -10.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -5.1 (-9) -5.4 (-10) -4.2 (-8) -3.5 (-6) -2.6 (-5) -3.3 (-6) -3.9 (-7) -4.9 (-9) -4.5 (-8) -5.6 (-10) -3.5 (-6) -4.1 (-7) -4.2 (-8)

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