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Cologne vs Nice Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cologne, Germany and Nice, France is approximately 814 km or 506 mi.
  • To reach Cologne in this distance one would set out from Nice bearing 358.8° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Cologne bearing 358.6° or N .
  • Cologne has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Nice has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Both are in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 4.4 °C (8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F) more in Cologne. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 60.5 mm (2.4 in) less which is equivalent to 60.5 l/m² (1.48 US gal/ft²) or 605,000 l/ha (64,679 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 1323 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Cologne. In whichever way circa 3h 37' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.3° lower in Cologne than in Nice.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.3°C (7.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -5 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -4 (-6) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -4 (-8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -27 (-1) -25 (-1) -31 (-1) -10 (0) +6 (+0) +42 (+2) +50 (+2) +52 (+2) +4 (+0) -54 (-2) -45 (-2) -23 (-1) -61 (-2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +9 (+29) +8 (+28) +5 (+16) +8 (+27) +5 (+16) +8 (+27) +12 (+39) +10 (+32) +7 (+23) +7 (+23) +9 (+30) +8 (+26)   +96 (+26)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 21' -3h 19' -2h 32' -2h 26' -2h 09' -3h 58' -6h 03' -5h 05' -4h 08' -3h 23' -3h 34' -3h 23'   -3h 37'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 54' -0h 31' -0h 05' +0h 21' +0h 47' +1h 01' +0h 54' +0h 31' +0h 04' -0h 22' -0h 47' -1h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (┬°) -7.3 -7.3 -7.3 -7.3 -7.3 -7.3 -7.3 -7.3 -7.3 -7.3 -7.3 -7.3   -7.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +8 +7 -1 -8 -11 -8 -4 -2 +0 +4 +7 +8   +0
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ┬°C & (┬°F) -4.3 (-8) -4.4 (-8) -4.5 (-8) -4.5 (-8) -4.7 (-8) -4 (-7) -4.2 (-8) -3.8 (-7) -4.8 (-9) -4.1 (-7) -4.6 (-8) -3.9 (-7) -4.3 (-8)

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