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Cairns vs Chiang Mai Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cairns, Australia and Chiang Mai, Thailand is approximately 6,471 km or 4,021 mi.
  • To reach Cairns in this distance one would set out from Chiang Mai bearing 124.9° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cairns bearing 125.7° or SE .
  • Cairns has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Chiang Mai has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Both are in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 0.6 °C (1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.9 °C (3.4°F) less in Cairns. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 879.4 mm (34.6 in) more which is equivalent to 879.4 l/m (21.58 US gal/ft) or 8,794,000 l/ha (940,137 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.2° higher in Cairns than in Chiang Mai.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +-1 (-2) +-4 (-6) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -5 (-10) -4 (-8) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) +1 (+1) +3 (+6) -3 (-5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +4 (+8) +0 (+1) -3 (-6) -4 (-8) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -5 (-8) -3 (-6) -1 (-1) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) -1 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +10 (+17) +6 (+11) 0 (-1) -3 (-5) -5 (-10) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -4 (-8) 0 (-1) +3 (+6) +8 (+15) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +390 (+15) +417 (+16) +436 (+17) +175 (+7) -51 (-2) -82 (-3) -135 (-5) -214 (-8) -195 (-8) -78 (-3) +47 (+2) +170 (+7) +879 (+35)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 52' +1h 10' +0h 12' -0h 48' -1h 40' -2h 05' -1h 54' -1h 10' -0h 11' +0h 50' +1h 41' +2h 05'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +34.7 +22.4 +1.5 -21.8 -35.4 -35.6 -35.1 -22.4 +0.4 +22.4 +34.3 +35.6   +0.2

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