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Port Moresby vs Lagos Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea and Lagos, Nigeria is approximately 16,027 km or 9,960 mi.
  • To reach Port Moresby in this distance one would set out from Lagos bearing 97° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Port Moresby bearing 88.2° or E .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Both are in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 0.2 °C (0.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.5 °C (2.7°F) less in Port Moresby. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 356.6 mm (14 in) less which is equivalent to 356.6 l/m (8.75 US gal/ft) or 3,566,000 l/ha (381,229 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • There are 604 more hours of sunlight per year in Port Moresby. In whichever way circa 1h 38' more per day or about 1 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.3° lower in Port Moresby than in Lagos.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.4°C (2.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) -1 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +0 (+0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +137 (+5) +153 (+6) +86 (+3) +27 (+1) -153 (-6) -285 (-11) -231 (-9) -85 (-3) -107 (-4) -105 (-4) +57 (+2) +149 (+6) -357 (-14)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +6 (+19) +4 (+14) +2 (+6) -4 ( -13) -12 ( -39) -17 ( -57) -13 ( -42) -9 ( -29) -14 ( -47) -13 ( -42) -4 ( -13) +4 (+13)   -70 ( -19)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 17' -1h 24' -0h 23' +1h 12' +1h 34' +3h 12' +3h 48' +4h 23' +3h 36' +2h 00' +1h 42' +0h 17'   +1h 38'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 49' +0h 30' +0h 05' -0h 21' -0h 43' -0h 54' -0h 50' -0h 30' -0h 04' +0h 22' +0h 44' +0h 55'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +15.8 +13.8 -3.3 -15.9 -15.9 -16 -16.1 -16.1 -4.1 +13.8 +15.8 +16   -1.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -7 -3 -2 +0 +1 -10 -12 -12 -15 -12 -12 -9   -7.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -0.8 (-1) -2.1 (-4) -1.9 (-3) -0.9 (-2) +0.2 (+0) -1.6 (-3) -1.7 (-3) -1.5 (-3) -1.7 (-3) -1.8 (-3) -1.8 (-3) -1.1 (-2) -1.4 (-3)

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