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Helsinki vs Faro Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Helsinki, Finland and Faro, Portugal is approximately 3,450 km or 2,144 mi.
  • To reach Helsinki in this distance one would set out from Faro bearing 31.3° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Helsinki bearing 56.5° or ENE .
  • Helsinki has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Faro has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Helsinki is in or near the boreal wet forest biome whereas Faro is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 12.4 °C (22.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.5 °C (22.5°F) more in Helsinki. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 166 mm (6.5 in) more which is equivalent to 166 l/m² (4.07 US gal/ft²) or 1,660,000 l/ha (177,465 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • There are 1356 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Helsinki. In whichever way circa 3h 43' less per day or about 4/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.1° lower in Helsinki than in Faro.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.8°C (17.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -21 (-37) -18 (-33) -14 (-25) -8 (-15) -6 (-12) -7 (-12) -9 (-16) -12 (-21) -15 (-27) -16 (-30) -18 (-32) -14 (-24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -19 (-34) -17 (-31) -13 (-23) -9 (-15) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -7 (-13) -10 (-19) -13 (-24) -14 (-25) -16 (-28) -12 (-22)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -11 (-21) -9 (-15) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -14 (-24) -11 (-20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -22 (-1) -30 (-1) -3 (0) +6 (+0) +20 (+1) +43 (+2) +67 (+3) +68 (+3) +57 (+2) +6 (+0) -18 (-1) -28 (-1) +166 (+7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +11 (+39) +4 (+13) +7 (+23) +8 (+26) +12 (+40) +14 (+45) +15 (+48) +13 (+43) +12 (+39) +11 (+37) +11 (+35)   +129 (+35)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 32' -4h 40' -2h 36' -3h 06' -1h 32' -2h 12' -2h 44' -3h 32' -4h 14' -5h 11' -5h 04' -5h 09'   -3h 43'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 21' -1h 54' -0h 20' +1h 17' +2h 52' +3h 53' +3h 24' +1h 55' +0h 17' -1h 20' -2h 55' -3h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23.1 -23.1 -23.2 -23.1 -23.1 -23.1 -23 -23.1 -23.1 -23 -23.1 -23.1   -23.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +12 +11 +7 +7 +0 -1 +10 +17 +20 +18 +14 +14   +10.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -15.3 (-28) -16.7 (-30) -14.9 (-27) -10.5 (-19) -8 (-14) -6.5 (-12) -3.1 (-6) -3.2 (-6) -5.8 (-10) -9.5 (-17) -11.2 (-20) -12.9 (-23) -9.8 (-18)

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