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Brest vs Helsinki Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Brest, France and Helsinki, Finland is approximately 2,261 km or 1,405 mi.
  • To reach Brest in this distance one would set out from Helsinki bearing 247.9° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Brest bearing 224° or SW .
  • Brest has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Helsinki has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Brest is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Helsinki is in or near the boreal wet forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 6 °C (10.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14 °C (25.2°F) less in Brest. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 421.5 mm (16.6 in) more which is equivalent to 421.5 l/m² (10.34 US gal/ft²) or 4,215,000 l/ha (450,611 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/5 as much.
  • There are 73 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Brest. In whichever way circa 0h 11' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.7° higher in Brest than in Helsinki.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.9°C (12.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +7 (+13) +1 (+2) +-1 (-2) -3 (-5) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +6 (+11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +7 (+13) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +10 (+17) +6 (+11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +6 (+11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +82 (+3) +66 (+3) +69 (+3) +28 (+1) +35 (+1) +3 (+0) -22 (-1) -13 (-1) +9 (+0) +37 (+1) +53 (+2) +74 (+3) +422 (+17)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2 (+6) -2 ( -7) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) +2 (+6) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +2 (+6)   +10 (+3)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 03' +0h 46' +0h 13' +0h 12' -1h 36' -2h 50' -2h 44' -1h 25' +0h 08' +1h 25' +1h 18' +1h 09'   -0h 11'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 10' +1h 12' +0h 12' -0h 48' -1h 51' -2h 33' -2h 13' -1h 12' -0h 10' +0h 50' +1h 53' +2h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +11.7 +11.7 +11.8 +11.7 +11.7 +11.7 +11.7 +11.7 +11.7 +11.6 +11.7 +11.7   +11.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2 -3 +6 +7 +19 +21 +16 +9 +2 -2 -2 -2   +5.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +11.8 (+21) +11.7 (+21) +12.4 (+22) +7.9 (+14) +6.1 (+11) +4.7 (+8) +1.2 (+2) +1.7 (+3) +3.3 (+6) +6.1 (+11) +7.5 (+14) +8.9 (+16) +6.9 (+12)

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