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Belfast, Northern Ireland vs Glasgow, Scotland Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Belfast, Northern Ireland, Uk and Glasgow, Scotland, Uk is approximately 178 km or 110 mi.
  • To reach Belfast, Northern Ireland in this distance one would set out from Glasgow, Scotland bearing 221.1° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Belfast, Northern Ireland bearing 219.7° or SW .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Belfast, Northern Ireland is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Glasgow, Scotland is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 0.2 °C (0.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.5 °C (2.7°F) less in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 263 mm (10.4 in) less which is equivalent to 263 l/m² (6.45 US gal/ft²) or 2,630,000 l/ha (281,164 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • There are 42 more hours of sunlight per year in Belfast, Northern Ireland. In whichever way circa 0h 06' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.2° higher in Belfast, Northern Ireland than in Glasgow, Scotland.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Belfast, Northern Ireland relative to Glasgow, Scotland. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Glasgow, Scotland vs Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +0 (0) +0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +0 (0) +0 (0) +0 (0) +0 (0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) 0 (0) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +0 (+0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -31 (-1) -33 (-1) -19 (-1) -19 (-1) -11 (0) -2 (0) -3 (0) -16 (-1) -22 (-1) -36 (-1) -34 (-1) -37 (-1) -263 (-10)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) +1 (+4) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +2 (+6) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +1 (+3)   +12 (+3)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 19' +0h 10' +0h 25' +0h 14' +0h 21' -0h 08' -0h 44' -0h 03' -0h 08' +0h 17' +0h 22' +0h 17'   +0h 06'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 13' +0h 07' +0h 01' -0h 05' -0h 11' -0h 16' -0h 14' -0h 07' -0h 01' +0h 05' +0h 11' +0h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +1.2 +1.2 +1.2 +1.2 +1.2 +1.2 +1.3 +1.2 +1.2 +1.2 +1.2 +1.2   +1.2

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