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Port Moresby vs Kolkata/ Calcutta Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea and Kolkata/ Calcutta, India is approximately 7,330 km or 4,555 mi.
  • To reach Port Moresby in this distance one would set out from Kolkata/ Calcutta bearing 112.3° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Port Moresby bearing 120° or ESE .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Port Moresby is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Kolkata/ Calcutta is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.1 °C (0.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.6 °C (15.5°F) less in Port Moresby. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 650 mm (25.6 in) less which is equivalent to 650 l/m (15.95 US gal/ft) or 6,500,000 l/ha (694,893 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 120 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Port Moresby. In whichever way circa 0h 20' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.7° higher in Port Moresby than in Kolkata/ Calcutta.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.5°C (2.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) -1 (-1) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +3 (+6) +7 (+13) +0 (+0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +139 (+5) +164 (+6) +135 (+5) +113 (+4) -93 (-4) -257 (-10) -399 (-16) -312 (-12) -235 (-9) -123 (-5) +71 (+3) +147 (+6) -650 (-26)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +7 (+23) +4 (+14) +5 (+16) 0 ( 0) -8 ( -26) -14 ( -47) -21 ( -68) -22 ( -71) -18 ( -60) -10 ( -32) +1 (+3) +5 (+16)   -71 ( -19)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 05' -3h 32' -2h 36' -1h 54' -1h 30' +2h 18' +2h 36' +3h 23' +1h 36' +0h 15' +0h 06' -1h 42'   -0h 20'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 42' +1h 03' +0h 11' -0h 44' -1h 30' -1h 53' -1h 43' -1h 03' -0h 10' +0h 45' +1h 31' +1h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +31.7 +29.7 +12.6 -10.5 -27.1 -31.9 -27.5 -11.2 +11.6 +29.4 +31.6 +32   +5.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +10 +20 +20 +15 +16 +1 -7 -9 -8 +3 +6 +6   +6.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +9.8 (+18) +8.5 (+15) +4.2 (+8) +0.4 (+1) -0.1 (0) -3.9 (-7) -4.6 (-8) -4.9 (-9) -3.8 (-7) -0.5 (-1) +4.3 (+8) +8.2 (+15) +1.5 (+3)

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