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Cairns vs Amsterdam Island Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cairns, Australia and Amsterdam Island, French Southern Lands is approximately 6,970 km or 4,331 mi.
  • To reach Cairns in this distance one would set out from Amsterdam Island bearing 90.7° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Cairns bearing 55.7° or NE .
  • Cairns has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Amsterdam Island has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The mean annual temperature is 11 °C (19.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.4 °C (0.7°F) more in Cairns. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 945.4 mm (37.2 in) more which is equivalent to 945.4 l/m▓ (23.2 US gal/ft▓) or 9,454,000 l/ha (1,010,695 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.5° higher in Cairns than in Amsterdam Island.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +12 (+21) +12 (+21) +12 (+22) +12 (+21) +12 (+22) +13 (+24) +14 (+26) +15 (+26) +15 (+26) +13 (+24) +13 (+23)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +10 (+19) +11 (+19) +10 (+19) +10 (+19) +10 (+17) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +12 (+21) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +12 (+21) +11 (+20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+17) +9 (+16) +9 (+17) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +9 (+15) +9 (+17) +11 (+19) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +9 (+17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +301 (+12) +344 (+14) +367 (+14) +123 (+5) -3 (0) -63 (-2) -78 (-3) -73 (-3) -50 (-2) -41 (-2) +10 (+0) +109 (+4) +945 (+37)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 24' -0h 52' -0h 09' +0h 36' +1h 14' +1h 34' +1h 25' +0h 52' +0h 08' -0h 37' -1h 15' -1h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (░) +14 +20.3 +21 +20.9 +21 +20.9 +20.9 +20.8 +20.8 +20 +13.7 +7.8   +18.5

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