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Helsinki, Vantaa vs Latakia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Helsinki, Vantaa, Finland and Latakia, Syria is approximately 2,862 km or 1,779 mi.
  • To reach Helsinki, Vantaa in this distance one would set out from Latakia bearing 347.7° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Helsinki, Vantaa bearing 339.4° or NNW .
  • Helsinki, Vantaa has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Latakia has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Helsinki, Vantaa is in or near the boreal wet forest biome whereas Latakia is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 14.9 °C (26.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.1 °C (14.6°F) more in Helsinki, Vantaa. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 160.4 mm (6.3 in) less which is equivalent to 160.4 l/m² (3.94 US gal/ft²) or 1,604,000 l/ha (171,478 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 24.8° lower in Helsinki, Vantaa than in Latakia.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-33) -19 (-35) -18 (-32) -15 (-27) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -10 (-17) -12 (-22) -16 (-28) -17 (-30) -17 (-31) -17 (-31) -15 (-27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -144 (-6) -66 (-3) -58 (-2) -12 (0) +13 (+0) +39 (+2) +72 (+3) +78 (+3) +65 (+3) +4 (+0) -24 (-1) -127 (-5) -160 (-6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 30' -2h 00' -0h 21' +1h 21' +3h 01' +4h 04' +3h 34' +2h 00' +0h 18' -1h 24' -3h 04' -4h 05'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -24.7 -24.7 -24.7 -24.8 -24.8 -24.8 -24.7 -24.7 -24.8 -24.7 -24.7 -24.7   -24.8

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