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Cairns vs Broome, Western Australia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cairns, Australia and Broome, Western Australia, Australia is approximately 2,496 km or 1,551 mi.
  • To reach Cairns in this distance one would set out from Broome, Western Australia bearing 90.9° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Cairns bearing 83.7° or E .
  • Cairns has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Broome, Western Australia has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Cairns is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Broome, Western Australia is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.8 °C (3.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.7 °C (4.9°F) less in Cairns. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1467.3 mm (57.8 in) more which is equivalent to 1467.3 l/m (36.01 US gal/ft) or 14,673,000 l/ha (1,568,641 US gal/ac) more. About 3 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.6° higher in Cairns than in Broome, Western Australia.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) +-3 (-6) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) 0 (-1) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +3 (+5) +0 (+1) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) 0 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +193 (+8) +259 (+10) +344 (+14) +205 (+8) +83 (+3) +34 (+1) +23 (+1) +20 (+1) +32 (+1) +42 (+2) +91 (+4) +142 (+6) +1467 (+58)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 03' -0h 02' -0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 03' +0h 04' +0h 03' +0h 02' +0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 03' -0h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -0.8 +1 +1.1 +1.1 +1.1 +1.1 +1.1 +1 +1.1 +0.9 -0.6 -1.1   +0.6

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