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Helsinki, Vantaa vs Amherst, Ma Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Helsinki, Vantaa, Finland and Amherst, Ma, Usa is approximately 6,446 km or 4,006 mi.
  • To reach Helsinki, Vantaa in this distance one would set out from Amherst, Ma bearing 35.3° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Helsinki, Vantaa bearing 119.8° or ESE .
  • Helsinki, Vantaa has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Amherst, Ma has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Helsinki, Vantaa is in or near the boreal wet forest biome whereas Amherst, Ma is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 4.8 °C (8.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.3 °C (5.9°F) less in Helsinki, Vantaa. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 428.5 mm (16.9 in) less which is equivalent to 428.5 l/m² (10.52 US gal/ft²) or 4,285,000 l/ha (458,095 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.3° lower in Helsinki, Vantaa than in Amherst, Ma.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -5 (-8) -5 (-8) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) -5 (-9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -40 (-2) -43 (-2) -48 (-2) -56 (-2) -64 (-3) -53 (-2) -22 (-1) -13 (-1) -14 (-1) -14 (-1) -25 (-1) -37 (-1) -429 (-17)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 56' -1h 39' -0h 17' +1h 07' +2h 31' +3h 26' +3h 00' +1h 40' +0h 15' -1h 09' -2h 33' -3h 26'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -18.3 -18.3 -18.4 -18.4 -18.4 -18.3 -18.2 -18.2 -18.2 -18.2 -18.1 -18.2   -18.3

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