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Port Moresby vs Adelaide, South Australia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea and Adelaide, South Australia, Australia is approximately 2,972 km or 1,847 mi.
  • To reach Port Moresby in this distance one would set out from Adelaide, South Australia bearing 19.4° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Port Moresby bearing 16° or NNE .
  • Port Moresby has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Adelaide, South Australia has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Port Moresby is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Adelaide, South Australia is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 10.6 °C (19.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9 °C (16.2°F) less in Port Moresby. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 702.5 mm (27.7 in) more which is equivalent to 702.5 l/m (17.24 US gal/ft) or 7,025,000 l/ha (751,019 US gal/ac) more. About 2 4/7 as much.
  • There are 27 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Port Moresby. In whichever way circa 0h 05' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.7° higher in Port Moresby than in Adelaide, South Australia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 31.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 18.4°C (33.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

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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