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Adelaide, South Australia vs Medan, Sumatra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Adelaide, South Australia, Australia and Medan, Sumatra, Indonesia is approximately 5,967 km or 3,708 mi.
  • To reach Adelaide, South Australia in this distance one would set out from Medan, Sumatra bearing 139.3° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Adelaide, South Australia bearing 127.5° or SE .
  • Adelaide, South Australia has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Medan, Sumatra has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Adelaide, South Australia is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome whereas Medan, Sumatra is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 9.8 °C (17.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10 °C (18°F) more in Adelaide, South Australia. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1677.5 mm (66 in) less which is equivalent to 1677.5 l/m² (41.17 US gal/ft²) or 16,775,000 l/ha (1,793,359 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.3° lower in Adelaide, South Australia than in Medan, Sumatra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 14.7°C (26.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Adelaide, South Australia relative to Medan, Sumatra. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Medan, Sumatra vs Adelaide, South Australia.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -5 (-10) -10 (-18) -14 (-24) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -3 (-6) -9 (-17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -13 (-23) -15 (-28) -15 (-27) -14 (-26) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -10 (-18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-12) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -13 (-24) -15 (-26) -15 (-27) -15 (-26) -13 (-24) -12 (-21) -10 (-17) -8 (-14) -11 (-20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -119 (-5) -74 (-3) -88 (-3) -113 (-4) -188 (-7) -100 (-4) -106 (-4) -145 (-6) -167 (-7) -219 (-9) -225 (-9) -133 (-5) -1678 (-66)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -9 ( -29) -4 ( -14) -5 ( -16) -3 ( -10) -1 ( -3) +4 (+13) +3 (+10) +2 (+6) -3 ( -10) -8 ( -26) -11 ( -37) -10 ( -32)   -45 ( -12)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 14' +1h 23' +0h 15' -0h 57' -1h 59' -2h 30' -2h 16' -1h 23' -0h 13' +0h 59' +2h 01' +2h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +8.4 -10 -31.3 -38.4 -38.5 -38.5 -38.4 -38.5 -32.4 -9.9 +8.3 +15.5   -20.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -35 -28 -24 -16 -8 +1 +4 -3 -16 -26 -33 -35   -18.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -15.3 (-28) -13 (-23) -13.1 (-24) -12.9 (-23) -14.2 (-26) -14.3 (-26) -13.2 (-24) -14.2 (-26) -16 (-29) -16.7 (-30) -17 (-31) -16.3 (-29) -14.7 (-26)

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