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Port Moresby vs Antsiranana Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea and Antsiranana, Madagascar is approximately 10,631 km or 6,606 mi.
  • To reach Port Moresby in this distance one would set out from Antsiranana bearing 101° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Port Moresby bearing 76.5° or ENE .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Both are in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 1.8 °C (3.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.1 °C (2°F) less in Port Moresby. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 46.8 mm (1.8 in) less which is equivalent to 46.8 l/m² (1.15 US gal/ft²) or 468,000 l/ha (50,032 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 609 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Port Moresby. In whichever way circa 1h 39' less per day or about 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.9° higher in Port Moresby than in Antsiranana.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.9°C (10.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -188 (-7) -112 (-4) -9 (0) +121 (+5) +36 (+1) +12 (+0) -7 (0) +18 (+1) +44 (+2) +3 (+0) +42 (+2) -7 (0) -47 (-2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -12 ( -39) -11 ( -39) -5 ( -16) -2 ( -7) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -7) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13) -7 ( -23)   -56 ( -15)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 38' -1h 18' -1h 03' -1h 02' -2h 03' -1h 28' -1h 54' -1h 58' -3h 12' -3h 30' -1h 12' -0h 36'   -1h 39'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 09' -0h 05' -0h 01' +0h 04' +0h 08' +0h 10' +0h 09' +0h 05' +0h 00' -0h 04' -0h 08' -0h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -2.8 +0.2 +2.9 +3 +2.9 +2.9 +2.8 +2.8 +2.8 +0.1 -2.7 -2.9   +0.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 +5 +8 +18 +29 +23 +23 +21 +22 +26 +18 +10   +17.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +3.3 (+6) +2 (+4) +2.5 (+5) +4.8 (+9) +8.2 (+15) +7.4 (+13) +8 (+14) +7.7 (+14) +8.4 (+15) +8.4 (+15) +6.2 (+11) +3.8 (+7) +5.9 (+11)

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