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Cairns vs Masirah Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cairns, Australia and Masirah, Oman is approximately 10,348 km or 6,430 mi.
  • To reach Cairns in this distance one would set out from Masirah bearing 106.9° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cairns bearing 110.7° or ESE .
  • Cairns has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Masirah has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Cairns is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Masirah is in or near the tropical desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.5 °C (2.7°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 1965.3 mm (77.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1965.3 l/m² (48.23 US gal/ft²) or 19,653,000 l/ha (2,101,036 US gal/ac) more. About 20 5/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.4° higher in Cairns than in Masirah.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+10) +4 (+8) +1 (+1) -4 (-8) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) +1 (+1) +4 (+8) -2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+10) +5 (+8) +2 (+3) -3 (-5) -7 (-12) -8 (-15) -6 (-11) -4 (-8) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) +1 (+1) +4 (+7) -1 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+10) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) -2 (-4) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) +1 (+1) +4 (+6) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +389 (+15) +406 (+16) +436 (+17) +214 (+8) +106 (+4) +29 (+1) +14 (+1) +12 (+0) +33 (+1) +44 (+2) +99 (+4) +183 (+7) +1965 (+77)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 59' +1h 14' +0h 13' -0h 51' -1h 46' -2h 13' -2h 01' -1h 14' -0h 11' +0h 53' +1h 47' +2h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +36.5 +24.3 +3.4 -19.9 -36.1 -37.5 -35.9 -20.5 +2.3 +24.3 +36.2 +37.5   +1.4

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