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Adelaide, South Australia vs Port Moresby Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Adelaide, South Australia, Australia and Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea is approximately 2,972 km or 1,847 mi.
  • To reach Adelaide, South Australia in this distance one would set out from Port Moresby bearing 196° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Adelaide, South Australia bearing 199.4° or SSW .
  • Adelaide, South Australia has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Port Moresby has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Adelaide, South Australia is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome whereas Port Moresby is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 10.6 °C (19.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9 °C (16.2°F) more in Adelaide, South Australia. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 702.5 mm (27.7 in) less which is equivalent to 702.5 l/m (17.24 US gal/ft) or 7,025,000 l/ha (751,019 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • There are 27 more hours of sunlight per year in Adelaide, South Australia. In whichever way circa 0h 05' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.7° lower in Adelaide, South Australia than in Port Moresby.
  • Relative humidity levels are 31.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 18.4°C (33.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -14 (-26) -15 (-27) -14 (-26) -14 (-24) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -11 (-19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -131 (-5) -174 (-7) -148 (-6) -135 (-5) +8 (+0) +19 (+1) +55 (+2) +14 (+1) -13 (0) +17 (+1) -75 (-3) -139 (-5) -703 (-28)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -11) -4 ( -13) +5 (+17) +11 (+35) +12 (+40) +14 (+45) +14 (+45) +11 (+37) +9 (+29) +5 (+17) 0 ( 0)   +70 (+19)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 23' +4h 00' +1h 48' -1h 24' -2h 23' -3h 06' -2h 30' -2h 11' -0h 24' +0h 11' +0h 12' +2h 29'   +0h 05'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 34' +0h 58' +0h 10' -0h 40' -1h 23' -1h 46' -1h 36' -0h 58' -0h 09' +0h 41' +1h 25' +1h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -4.4 -20.9 -25.3 -25.5 -25.5 -25.5 -25.4 -25.5 -25.4 -20.6 -4.4 +2.5   -18.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -45 -45 -41 -35 -31 -14 -13 -16 -23 -33 -37 -41   -31.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -19.5 (-35) -17.9 (-32) -18 (-32) -18.2 (-33) -19.3 (-35) -16.8 (-30) -17.2 (-31) -17.3 (-31) -18.5 (-33) -19.2 (-35) -19.8 (-36) -19.6 (-35) -18.4 (-33)

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