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Cairns vs Amherst, Ma Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cairns, Australia and Amherst, Ma, Usa is approximately 15,400 km or 9,570 mi.
  • To reach Cairns in this distance one would set out from Amherst, Ma bearing 295.3° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cairns bearing 224.6° or SW .
  • Cairns has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Amherst, Ma has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Cairns is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Amherst, Ma is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 15.5 °C (27.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.5 °C (36.9°F) less in Cairns. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 984.9 mm (38.8 in) more which is equivalent to 984.9 l/m (24.17 US gal/ft) or 9,849,000 l/ha (1,052,923 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22° higher in Cairns than in Amherst, Ma.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Cairns relative to Amherst, Ma. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Amherst, Ma vs Cairns.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +30 (+54) +28 (+50) +22 (+39) +13 (+24) +5 (+9) +-1 (-2) -4 (-6) +-2 (-3) +4 (+7) +11 (+20) +19 (+35) +28 (+50) +13 (+23)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +32 (+58) +30 (+55) +24 (+44) +17 (+31) +9 (+16) +2 (+4) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +6 (+12) +14 (+25) +21 (+38) +29 (+52) +16 (+28)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +35 (+62) +33 (+60) +27 (+48) +21 (+37) +13 (+24) +5 (+10) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +9 (+17) +17 (+31) +23 (+41) +31 (+55) +18 (+33)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +316 (+12) +348 (+14) +367 (+14) +132 (+5) +8 (+0) -47 (-2) -70 (-3) -71 (-3) -54 (-2) -44 (-2) +3 (+0) +96 (+4) +985 (+39)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 34' +2h 12' +0h 24' -1h 31' -3h 09' -3h 59' -3h 37' -2h 13' -0h 20' +1h 34' +3h 12' +3h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +57.7 +45.4 +24.5 +1.3 -15.3 -21.7 -15.7 +0.9 +23.8 +45.6 +57.6 +58.8   +22

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