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Cairns vs Basra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cairns, Australia and Basra, Iraq is approximately 11,695 km or 7,267 mi.
  • To reach Cairns in this distance one would set out from Basra bearing 100.9° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Cairns bearing 117.9° or ESE .
  • Cairns has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Basra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Cairns is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Basra is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The mean temperature is 0.4 °C (0.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.2 °C (27.4°F) less in Cairns. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1903.4 mm (74.9 in) more which is equivalent to 1903.4 l/m (46.71 US gal/ft) or 19,034,000 l/ha (2,034,861 US gal/ac) more. About 12 5/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.6° higher in Cairns than in Basra.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+24) +10 (+18) +5 (+10) +-2 (-3) -9 (-15) -12 (-22) -14 (-26) -14 (-26) -11 (-20) -6 (-10) +4 (+6) +11 (+20) +-2 (-4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +12 (+22) +8 (+14) +1 (+2) -6 (-11) -11 (-19) -13 (-23) -11 (-21) -7 (-13) -2 (-3) +7 (+12) +13 (+23) +0 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+30) +15 (+26) +10 (+18) +4 (+6) -4 (-7) -9 (-17) -11 (-20) -9 (-15) -3 (-6) +3 (+5) +9 (+17) +14 (+26) +3 (+5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +369 (+15) +405 (+16) +425 (+17) +203 (+8) +100 (+4) +50 (+2) +26 (+1) +22 (+1) +33 (+1) +43 (+2) +72 (+3) +156 (+6) +1903 (+75)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 37' +1h 38' +0h 18' -1h 07' -2h 19' -2h 55' -2h 39' -1h 38' -0h 15' +1h 10' +2h 21' +2h 55'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +46.4 +34.1 +13.2 -10 -26.6 -33.2 -27.2 -10.6 +12.2 +34.1 +46.1 +47.4   +10.6

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