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Port Moresby vs Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea and Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories, Canada is approximately 11,012 km or 6,843 mi.
  • To reach Port Moresby in this distance one would set out from Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories bearing 266.9° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Port Moresby bearing 208.6° or SSW .
  • Port Moresby has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Port Moresby is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 30.7 °C (55.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 41.6 °C (74.9°F) less in Port Moresby. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 789.6 mm (31.1 in) more which is equivalent to 789.6 l/m² (19.38 US gal/ft²) or 7,896,000 l/ha (844,135 US gal/ac) more. About 3 1/5 as much.
  • There are 764 more hours of sunlight per year in Port Moresby. In whichever way circa 2h 05' more per day or about 1 4/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 44.7° higher in Port Moresby than in Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 32°C (57.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +55 (+98) +49 (+88) +41 (+74) +28 (+51) +19 (+33) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +12 (+21) +20 (+35) +29 (+52) +45 (+81) +52 (+93) +31 (+55)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +130 (+5) +176 (+7) +152 (+6) +157 (+6) +19 (+1) -13 (-1) -41 (-2) -14 (-1) +23 (+1) -16 (-1) +71 (+3) +145 (+6) +790 (+31)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -4) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -7) -6 ( -19) -6 ( -20) -8 ( -26) -7 ( -23) -6 ( -20) -6 ( -19) -7 ( -23) -5 ( -16)   -55 ( -15)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 07' +2h 13' +1h 56' +1h 04' -1h 13' -1h 06' -1h 13' -0h 11' +2h 42' +4h 00' +6h 44' +6h 05'   +2h 05'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +6h 33' +3h 50' +0h 41' -2h 37' -5h 41' -7h 31' -6h 40' -3h 51' -0h 35' +2h 42' +5h 45' +7h 32'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +70.7 +68.5 +51.5 +28.5 +11.9 +5.4 +11.4 +28.2 +51 +68.7 +70.7 +71   +44.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +2 +3 +8 +21 +35 +28 +23 +17 +10 +3 -10 -4   +11.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +53 (+95) +47.7 (+86) +40.8 (+73) +30.8 (+55) +25.4 (+46) +17.5 (+32) +14.1 (+25) +15.1 (+27) +20.8 (+37) +28.1 (+51) +41.5 (+75) +49.2 (+89) +32 (+58)

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