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Cairns vs Chennai, Tamil Nadu Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cairns, Australia and Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India is approximately 7,929 km or 4,927 mi.
  • To reach Cairns in this distance one would set out from Chennai, Tamil Nadu bearing 113.1° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cairns bearing 110.5° or ESE .
  • Cairns has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Chennai, Tamil Nadu has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • Cairns is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Chennai, Tamil Nadu is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 4 °C (7.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) less in Cairns. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 523.4 mm (20.6 in) more which is equivalent to 523.4 l/m² (12.85 US gal/ft²) or 5,234,000 l/ha (559,549 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.6° lower in Cairns than in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +0 (+1) -3 (-5) -7 (-12) -11 (-19) -12 (-21) -10 (-17) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) -4 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) -6 (-10) -9 (-16) -11 (-19) -9 (-17) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -3 (-6) +0 (+1) +2 (+4) -4 (-7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) -1 (-1) -5 (-8) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -8 (-15) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) 0 (-1) +2 (+3) -4 (-7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +370 (+15) +388 (+15) +445 (+18) +213 (+8) +68 (+3) -21 (-1) -95 (-4) -116 (-5) -128 (-5) -329 (-13) -309 (-12) +38 (+2) +523 (+21)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 33' +0h 58' +0h 10' -0h 40' -1h 23' -1h 44' -1h 35' -0h 58' -0h 09' +0h 41' +1h 24' +1h 44'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +28.9 +16.7 -4.2 -27.5 -29.8 -29.9 -29.8 -27.9 -5.3 +16.7 +28.6 +29.8   -2.6

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