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Grenoble vs Alicante, Costa Blanca Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Grenoble, France and Alicante, Costa Blanca, Spain is approximately 915 km or 569 mi.
  • To reach Grenoble in this distance one would set out from Alicante, Costa Blanca bearing 32.3° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Grenoble bearing 36.5° or NE .
  • Grenoble has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Alicante, Costa Blanca has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The average annual temperature is 6.9 °C (12.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.6 °C (8.3°F) more in Grenoble. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 628.4 mm (24.7 in) more which is equivalent to 628.4 l/m² (15.42 US gal/ft²) or 6,284,000 l/ha (671,801 US gal/ac) more. About 2 3/4 as much.
  • There are 889 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Grenoble. In whichever way circa 2h 26' less per day or about 5/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.8° lower in Grenoble than in Alicante, Costa Blanca.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.8°C (8.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Grenoble relative to Alicante, Costa Blanca. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Alicante, Costa Blanca vs Grenoble.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -8 (-14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -9 (-17) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -10 (-17) -7 (-12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -7 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +60 (+2) +48 (+2) +35 (+1) +31 (+1) +48 (+2) +68 (+3) +66 (+3) +87 (+3) +59 (+2) +29 (+1) +53 (+2) +46 (+2) +628 (+25)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +7 (+25) +7 (+23) +6 (+20) +11 (+35) +8 (+27) +9 (+29) +10 (+32) +6 (+20) +8 (+26) +10 (+33) +9 (+29)   +102 (+28)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 19' -2h 43' -1h 07' -1h 58' -2h 03' -2h 18' -2h 09' -2h 13' -1h 38' -2h 32' -3h 42' -3h 27'   -2h 26'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 40' -0h 24' -0h 04' +0h 16' +0h 35' +0h 45' +0h 40' +0h 24' +0h 03' -0h 17' -0h 35' -0h 45'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -6.7 -6.8 -6.8 -6.8 -6.7 -6.8 -6.8 -6.8 -6.7 -6.8 -6.8 -6.8   -6.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +12 +10 +4 +4 +8 +10 +7 +7 +7 +9 +11 +12   +8.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -7.2 (-13) -6.8 (-12) -5.1 (-9) -4 (-7) -2.1 (-4) -1.6 (-3) -3.2 (-6) -4.1 (-7) -5 (-9) -5.6 (-10) -6 (-11) -6.9 (-12) -4.8 (-9)

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