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Oulu vs Helsinki, Vantaa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Oulu, Finland and Helsinki, Vantaa, Finland is approximately 514 km or 319 mi.
  • To reach Oulu in this distance one would set out from Helsinki, Vantaa bearing 2.1° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Oulu bearing 2.5° or N .
  • Oulu has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Helsinki, Vantaa has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Oulu is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Helsinki, Vantaa is in or near the boreal wet forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 2.5 °C (4.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.6 °C (6.5°F) more in Oulu. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 218 mm (8.6 in) less which is equivalent to 218 l/m² (5.35 US gal/ft²) or 2,180,000 l/ha (233,056 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.5° lower in Oulu than in Helsinki, Vantaa.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-3) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -15 (-1) -10 (0) -11 (0) -18 (-1) -5 (0) -1 (0) -16 (-1) -15 (-1) -25 (-1) -31 (-1) -41 (-2) -30 (-1) -218 (-9)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 44' -0h 48' -0h 07' +0h 31' +1h 22' +2h 18' +1h 48' +0h 48' +0h 06' -0h 32' -1h 24' -2h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -4.6 -4.6 -4.6 -4.6 -4.6 -4.6 -4.6 -4.7 -4.6 -4.6 -4.6 -4.5   -4.5

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