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Port Moresby vs Dawei Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea and Dawei, Myanmar is approximately 6,005 km or 3,731 mi.
  • To reach Port Moresby in this distance one would set out from Dawei bearing 113° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Port Moresby bearing 115.2° or ESE .
  • Port Moresby has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Dawei has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Port Moresby is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Dawei is in or near the tropical wet forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 0.4 °C (0.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.8 °C (3.2°F) less in Port Moresby. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 4350 mm (171.3 in) less which is equivalent to 4350 l/m² (106.76 US gal/ft²) or 43,500,000 l/ha (4,650,439 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.8° higher in Port Moresby than in Dawei.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +0 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +143 (+6) +164 (+6) +152 (+6) +97 (+4) -468 (-18) -1169 (-46) -1160 (-46) -1305 (-51) -714 (-28) -302 (-12) +53 (+2) +159 (+6) -4350 (-171)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 13' +0h 45' +0h 08' -0h 31' -1h 04' -1h 21' -1h 14' -0h 45' -0h 07' +0h 32' +1h 05' +1h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +23.3 +21.3 +4.2 -18.9 -23.5 -23.6 -23.4 -19.5 +3.2 +21.1 +23.2 +23.5   +0.8

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