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Cairo, Illinois vs Shannon Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cairo, Illinois, Usa and Shannon, Ireland is approximately 6,215 km or 3,862 mi.
  • To reach Cairo, Illinois in this distance one would set out from Shannon bearing 288.1° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cairo, Illinois bearing 226.2° or SW .
  • Cairo, Illinois has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Shannon has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Cairo, Illinois is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome whereas Shannon is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 5.2 °C (9.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14 °C (25.2°F) more in Cairo, Illinois. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 226 mm (8.9 in) more which is equivalent to 226 l/m² (5.55 US gal/ft²) or 2,260,000 l/ha (241,609 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/4 as much.
  • There are 1515 more hours of sunlight per year in Cairo, Illinois. In whichever way circa 4h 08' more per day or about 2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.7° higher in Cairo, Illinois than in Shannon.
  • Relative humidity levels are 26.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.5°C (0.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) 1 (+1) +4 (+6) +8 (+15) +11 (+19) +13 (+24) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +11 (+19) +8 (+14) +4 (+6) -1 (-2) +7 (+12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) +2 (+4) +7 (+12) +9 (+17) +12 (+21) +12 (+21) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +5 (+10) +1 (+3) -3 (-5) +5 (+9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-6) -2 (-3) +0 (+1) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +9 (+17) +7 (+12) +3 (+5) -1 (-1) -4 (-6) +4 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +16 (+1) +23 (+1) +51 (+2) +48 (+2) +52 (+2) +41 (+2) +24 (+1) -3 (0) -6 (0) -19 (-1) +4 (+0) -5 (0) +226 (+9)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -10 ( -32) -6 ( -21) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -17) -4 ( -13) -6 ( -20) -10 ( -32) -11 ( -35) -12 ( -40) -10 ( -32) -10 ( -33) -14 ( -45)   -102 ( -28)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 11' +3h 00' +3h 48' +3h 24' +2h 40' +4h 44' +5h 52' +5h 36' +5h 40' +5h 15' +4h 14' +3h 15'   +4h 08'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 47' +1h 03' +0h 11' -0h 43' -1h 33' -2h 02' -1h 48' -1h 03' -0h 09' +0h 44' +1h 34' +2h 02'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +15.7 +15.7 +15.8 +15.8 +15.8 +15.7 +15.6 +15.7 +15.6 +15.5 +15.6 +15.7   +15.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -24 -26 -28 -28 -22 -23 -25 -26 -29 -36 -32 -22   -26.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -6.3 (-11) -5.1 (-9) -3.6 (-6) +0.4 (+1) +4 (+7) +5.9 (+11) +5.4 (+10) +5 (+9) +2.4 (+4) -2.5 (-5) -4.8 (-9) -6.2 (-11) -0.5 (-1)

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