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Nürburg, Adenau, Landkreis Ahrweiler, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany (50.34134 6.95192)

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Name: Nürburg topographic map, elevation, relief.
Coordinates: 50.32588 6.92120 50.35312 6.96859
Minimum elevation: 1,233 ft
Maximum elevation: 2,189 ft
Average elevation: 1,706 ft


Nürburg has a semi-continental climate with both oceanic and continental tendencies. It does however land in the former category (Köppen Cfb). With regards to the racetrack, due to the Nordschleife's varied terrain and elevation, weather may be completely different on either end of the track. The elevation shift also makes thermal differences a strong possibility. The modern Grand Prix circuit also has sizeable elevation changes between the start-finish straight and the lowest point on the opposite end of the track, but the geographical distance and actual elevation gain between the two are lower. Annual sunshine is in the 1500s, which is low by European standards, but sunnier than the nearest large city of Cologne. Contrasting that, Nürburg has cooler weather year-round due to the higher elevation of the Eifel Mountains than the Rhine Valley.

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