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Cairns vs Whangapoua Forest Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cairns, Australia and Whangapoua Forest, New Zealand is approximately 3,670 km or 2,281 mi.
  • To reach Cairns in this distance one would set out from Whangapoua Forest bearing 299° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cairns bearing 312.9° or NW .
  • Cairns has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Whangapoua Forest has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Cairns is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Whangapoua Forest is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 10.1 °C (18.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.6 °C (4.7°F) less in Cairns. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 201.6 mm (7.9 in) more which is equivalent to 201.6 l/m² (4.95 US gal/ft²) or 2,016,000 l/ha (215,524 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.5° higher in Cairns than in Whangapoua Forest.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+15) +8 (+15) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +11 (+19) +11 (+19) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +11 (+19) +10 (+18) +10 (+18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +277 (+11) +307 (+12) +299 (+12) +61 (+2) -50 (-2) -179 (-7) -160 (-6) -197 (-8) -132 (-5) -85 (-3) -10 (0) +70 (+3) +202 (+8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 19' -0h 49' -0h 08' +0h 33' +1h 10' +1h 29' +1h 20' +0h 49' +0h 07' -0h 35' -1h 11' -1h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +12.9 +19.2 +19.8 +19.8 +19.9 +19.9 +19.9 +19.9 +19.9 +19.1 +12.7 +6.7   +17.5

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