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Cairns vs Georgetown Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cairns, Australia and Georgetown, Ascension Island is approximately 16,500 km or 10,253 mi.
  • To reach Cairns in this distance one would set out from Georgetown bearing 141.7° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cairns bearing 39.9° or NE .
  • Cairns has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Georgetown has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The annual average temperature is 1.2 °C (2.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.3 °C (7.7°F) more in Cairns. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1922.4 mm (75.7 in) more which is equivalent to 1922.4 l/m (47.18 US gal/ft) or 19,224,000 l/ha (2,055,173 US gal/ac) more. About 14 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.5° lower in Cairns than in Georgetown.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +0 (+0) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -4 (-6) -4 (-8) -3 (-6) -1 (-3) 0 (0) 1 (+3) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) -1 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +0 (+1) 0 (-1) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) 0 (0) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -5 (-10) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -3 (-6) -1 (-3) +0 (+1) +1 (+2) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +393 (+15) +412 (+16) +431 (+17) +192 (+8) +91 (+4) +35 (+1) +14 (+1) +11 (+0) +25 (+1) +37 (+1) +96 (+4) +186 (+7) +1922 (+76)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 28' +0h 18' +0h 03' -0h 12' -0h 25' -0h 32' -0h 29' -0h 18' -0h 02' +0h 12' +0h 25' +0h 32'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +8.1 -2.9 -8.7 -8.8 -8.8 -9 -9 -9.1 -9 -2.5 +8 +8.9   -3.5

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