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Cairns vs Nord Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cairns, Australia and Nord, Greenland is approximately 12,772 km or 7,937 mi.
  • To reach Cairns in this distance one would set out from Nord bearing 18.6° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cairns bearing 177.2° or S .
  • Cairns has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Nord has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Cairns is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Nord is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 41.7 °C (75.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 27.7 °C (49.9°F) less in Cairns. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1864.4 mm (73.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1864.4 l/m² (45.76 US gal/ft²) or 18,644,000 l/ha (1,993,167 US gal/ac) more. About 10 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 61.5° higher in Cairns than in Nord.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +59 (+105) +59 (+106) +58 (+105) +49 (+88) +35 (+62) +25 (+45) +20 (+35) +23 (+41) +35 (+63) +46 (+84) +53 (+95) +56 (+101) +43 (+78)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +59 (+105) +58 (+105) +58 (+104) +48 (+87) +34 (+61) +23 (+41) +18 (+33) +20 (+36) +32 (+58) +44 (+79) +52 (+93) +55 (+100) +42 (+75)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +58 (+104) +59 (+105) +57 (+103) +49 (+87) +33 (+59) +22 (+39) +16 (+29) +18 (+32) +30 (+53) +43 (+77) +50 (+91) +54 (+98) +41 (+73)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +385 (+15) +409 (+16) +435 (+17) +204 (+8) +96 (+4) +40 (+2) +9 (+0) +0 (+0) +9 (+0) +25 (+1) +80 (+3) +173 (+7) +1864 (+73)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +12h 53' +12h 33' +2h 50' -10h 08' -12h 47' -12h 59' -12h 53' -12h 30' -2h 20' +10h 19' +12h 47' +12h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +97.3 +84.8 +64.1 +40.9 +24.3 +17.8 +23.8 +40.4 +63.2 +85 +97 +98.4   +61.5

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