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Cairns vs Jiuquan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cairns, Australia and Jiuquan, China is approximately 7,976 km or 4,956 mi.
  • To reach Cairns in this distance one would set out from Jiuquan bearing 132.3° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cairns bearing 143.5° or SE .
  • Cairns has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Jiuquan has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • Cairns is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Jiuquan is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 17.6 °C (31.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 24.4 °C (43.9°F) less in Cairns. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1976.4 mm (77.8 in) more which is equivalent to 1976.4 l/m² (48.51 US gal/ft²) or 19,764,000 l/ha (2,112,903 US gal/ac) more. About 23 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.8° higher in Cairns than in Jiuquan.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +34 (+60) +30 (+53) +21 (+38) +12 (+21) +4 (+8) +-1 (-2) -3 (-5) +-1 (-2) +6 (+10) +14 (+25) +25 (+44) +32 (+57) +14 (+26)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +37 (+66) +33 (+60) +25 (+45) +16 (+29) +8 (+14) +2 (+4) 0 (0) +2 (+3) +9 (+16) +18 (+32) +28 (+50) +35 (+63) +18 (+32)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +39 (+70) +36 (+64) +28 (+50) +19 (+35) +12 (+21) +5 (+10) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +11 (+19) +19 (+35) +29 (+52) +37 (+66) +20 (+36)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +395 (+16) +420 (+17) +445 (+18) +220 (+9) +97 (+4) +36 (+1) +6 (+0) +5 (+0) +23 (+1) +41 (+2) +98 (+4) +189 (+7) +1976 (+78)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 21' +2h 05' +0h 22' -1h 26' -2h 58' -3h 45' -3h 24' -2h 05' -0h 19' +1h 29' +3h 00' +3h 45'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +55.6 +43.3 +22.5 -0.8 -17.4 -24 -18.1 -1.5 +21.4 +43.2 +55.2 +56.6   +19.8

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