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Kingston vs Shannon Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kingston, Jamaica and Shannon, Ireland is approximately 6,947 km or 4,317 mi.
  • To reach Kingston in this distance one would set out from Shannon bearing 263.6° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Kingston bearing 219.3° or SW .
  • Kingston has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Shannon has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The average annual temperature is 17 °C (30.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.5 °C (13.5°F) less in Kingston. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 116 mm (4.6 in) less which is equivalent to 116 l/m (2.85 US gal/ft) or 1,160,000 l/ha (124,012 US gal/ac) less. About 7/8 as much.
  • There are 1616 more hours of sunlight per year in Kingston. In whichever way circa 4h 25' more per day or about 2 1/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 33° higher in Kingston than in Shannon.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 14.4°C (25.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+37) +21 (+37) +19 (+33) +17 (+31) +15 (+26) +13 (+24) +12 (+21) +12 (+21) +14 (+25) +17 (+30) +21 (+37) +21 (+38) +17 (+30)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+36) +20 (+36) +19 (+34) +18 (+32) +16 (+29) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +15 (+26) +17 (+30) +20 (+36) +20 (+36) +17 (+31)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+35) +19 (+35) +19 (+35) +18 (+33) +18 (+32) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +13 (+24) +15 (+27) +17 (+31) +20 (+35) +19 (+35) +17 (+31)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -78 (-3) -53 (-2) -61 (-2) -19 (-1) +78 (+3) +51 (+2) -6 (0) +10 (+0) +4 (+0) +75 (+3) -43 (-2) -74 (-3) -116 (-5)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -16 ( -52) -14 ( -50) -13 ( -42) -13 ( -43) -9 ( -29) -9 ( -30) -14 ( -45) -13 ( -42) -12 ( -40) -8 ( -26) -13 ( -43) -20 ( -65)   -154 ( -42)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +6h 40' +6h 03' +5h 27' +3h 46' +1h 34' +1h 52' +3h 30' +3h 05' +3h 42' +4h 42' +6h 02' +6h 42'   +4h 25'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 04' +1h 51' +0h 20' -1h 16' -2h 41' -3h 28' -3h 07' -1h 51' -0h 17' +1h 18' +2h 43' +3h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +34.7 +34.7 +34.8 +34.9 +30 +23.8 +29.4 +34.7 +34.6 +34.5 +34.6 +34.7   +33
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -16 -14 -10 -5 -3 -5 -8 -15 -14 -11 -19 -15   -11.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +16.6 (+30) +17 (+31) +16.7 (+30) +16.3 (+29) +15.2 (+27) +12.7 (+23) +10.5 (+19) +9.2 (+17) +11.3 (+20) +14.4 (+26) +15.8 (+28) +16.7 (+30) +14.4 (+26)

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