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Nantes vs Durban Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Nantes, France and Durban, South Africa is approximately 9,174 km or 5,701 mi.
  • To reach Nantes in this distance one would set out from Durban bearing 338.3° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Nantes bearing 332° or NNW .
  • Nantes has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Durban has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Nantes is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Durban is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 8.8 °C (15.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6 °C (10.8°F) more in Nantes. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 39.5 mm (1.6 in) less which is equivalent to 39.5 l/m² (0.97 US gal/ft²) or 395,000 l/ha (42,228 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 391 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Nantes. In whichever way circa 1h 04' less per day or about 5/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.4° lower in Nantes than in Durban.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.9°C (14.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -19 (-34) -14 (-25) -11 (-20) -5 (-9) +0 (0) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) -2 (-4) -7 (-13) -14 (-25) -18 (-32) -9 (-16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-33) -19 (-34) -15 (-27) -12 (-21) -5 (-9) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) -3 (-5) -8 (-14) -14 (-24) -17 (-31) -9 (-16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -19 (-34) -16 (-29) -12 (-22) -5 (-9) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) -3 (-5) -9 (-16) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -9 (-16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -47 (-2) -43 (-2) -57 (-2) -23 (-1) +5 (+0) +17 (+1) +7 (+0) -17 (-1) -11 (0) +70 (+3) +77 (+3) -18 (-1) -40 (-2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +7 (+23) +5 (+18) +5 (+16) +5 (+17) +10 (+32) +9 (+30) +10 (+32) +8 (+26) +8 (+27) +5 (+16) +5 (+17) +6 (+19)   +83 (+23)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 03' -3h 17' -0h 56' -0h 06' +0h 11' +1h 20' +1h 09' +0h 36' +0h 04' -0h 50' -3h 08' -3h 58'   -1h 04'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 56' -3h 03' -0h 33' +2h 06' +4h 22' +5h 32' +5h 00' +3h 03' +0h 28' -2h 10' -4h 25' -5h 32'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -56.6 -38 -16.5 +6.7 +23.3 +29.7 +23.7 +6.9 -15.8 -38.4 -56.6 -64   -16.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +11 +6 -1 -4 +1 +2 +1 -1 +3 +7 +10 +11   +3.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -16.3 (-29) -17.5 (-32) -14.8 (-27) -12 (-22) -4.7 (-8) +0.9 (+2) +2.7 (+5) +1.3 (+2) -1.9 (-3) -6.5 (-12) -11.5 (-21) -14.8 (-27) -7.9 (-14)

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