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Nantes vs Basel Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Nantes, France and Basel, Switzerland is approximately 694 km or 431 mi.
  • To reach Nantes in this distance one would set out from Basel bearing 269.7° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Nantes bearing 262.9° or W .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Both are in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 2.2 °C (3.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5 °C (9°F) less in Nantes. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 4.5 mm (0.2 in) more which is equivalent to 4.5 l/m² (0.11 US gal/ft²) or 45,000 l/ha (4,811 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 272 more hours of sunlight per year in Nantes. In whichever way circa 0h 44' more per day or about 1 1/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.4° higher in Nantes than in Basel.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3°C (5.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +-1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-2) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +1 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +5 (+8) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +34 (+1) +30 (+1) +21 (+1) -5 (0) -12 (0) -48 (-2) -40 (-2) -49 (-2) -17 (-1) +19 (+1) +31 (+1) +40 (+2) +5 (+0)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +5 (+16) +3 (+11) +3 (+10) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) +2 (+7) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +6 (+19)   +28 (+8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 27' +0h 29' +0h 42' +1h 16' +1h 17' +1h 04' +0h 36' +0h 46' +0h 32' +0h 50' +0h 34' +0h 19'   +0h 44'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 02' +0h 01' +0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 02' -0h 03' -0h 02' -0h 01' -0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 02' +0h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +0.4 +0.4 +0.5 +0.4 +0.4 +0.4 +0.4 +0.4 +0.4 +0.4 +0.4 +0.4   +0.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +9 +8 +8 +7 +6 +2 +2 +1 +1 +4 +6 +7   +5.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +6 (+11) +5.5 (+10) +3.9 (+7) +2.8 (+5) +1.2 (+2) +0.4 (+1) +0.5 (+1) +0.7 (+1) +1.6 (+3) +3.7 (+7) +3.9 (+7) +5.4 (+10) +3 (+5)

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