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Caen vs Brest Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Caen, France and Brest, France is approximately 301 km or 187 mi.
  • To reach Caen in this distance one would set out from Brest bearing 72.7° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Caen bearing 75.7° or ENE .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Both are in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.3 °C (0.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3 °C (5.4°F) more in Caen. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 398.6 mm (15.7 in) less which is equivalent to 398.6 l/m² (9.78 US gal/ft²) or 3,986,000 l/ha (426,130 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 204 more hours of sunlight per year in Caen. In whichever way circa 0h 33' more per day or about 1 1/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.8° lower in Caen than in Brest.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3°C (5.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) 1 (+2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 1 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) 0 (0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) 0 (0) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -74 (-3) -51 (-2) -49 (-2) -27 (-1) -17 (-1) -2 (0) +1 (+0) -13 (0) -19 (-1) -42 (-2) -36 (-1) -71 (-3) -399 (-16)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -5 ( -16) -2 ( -7) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -7) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -6) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -16)   -32 ( -9)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 23' +0h 29' +1h 00' +0h 28' +0h 50' +0h 38' +0h 36' +0h 34' +0h 44' +0h 21' +0h 24' +0h 11'   +0h 33'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 05' -0h 03' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 05' +0h 06' +0h 05' +0h 03' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 05' -0h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -0.7 -0.7 -0.8 -0.7 -0.8 -0.7 -0.8 -0.7 -0.8 -0.7 -0.8 -0.8   -0.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5 -8 -13 -17 -17 -18 -22 -22 -19 -15 -7 -5   -14
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -3.3 (-6) -2.4 (-4) -3.9 (-7) -3.3 (-6) -2.4 (-4) -3.1 (-6) -3.1 (-6) -3.6 (-6) -2.8 (-5) -2.8 (-5) -2.7 (-5) -2.3 (-4) -3 (-5)

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