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Port Moresby vs Los Angeles, California Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea and Los Angeles, California, Usa is approximately 10,993 km or 6,831 mi.
  • To reach Port Moresby in this distance one would set out from Los Angeles, California bearing 264.5° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Port Moresby bearing 236.9° or WSW .
  • Port Moresby has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Los Angeles, California has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Port Moresby is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Los Angeles, California is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The mean temperature is 9.8 °C (17.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.6 °C (10.1°F) less in Port Moresby. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 844.7 mm (33.3 in) more which is equivalent to 844.7 l/m (20.73 US gal/ft) or 8,447,000 l/ha (903,040 US gal/ac) more. About 3 3/4 as much.
  • There are 859 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Port Moresby. In whichever way circa 2h 21' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.9° higher in Port Moresby than in Los Angeles, California.
  • Relative humidity levels are 24.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.2°C (27.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+26) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +11 (+21) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +5 (+10) +5 (+8) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +12 (+21) +14 (+26) +10 (+18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +89 (+4) +130 (+5) +120 (+5) +155 (+6) +45 (+2) +30 (+1) +12 (+0) +33 (+1) +45 (+2) +11 (+0) +52 (+2) +122 (+5) +845 (+33)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) +1 (+4) +4 (+13) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) +2 (+6) +2 (+6) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0)   +15 (+4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 21' -2h 47' -2h 58' -1h 24' -2h 17' -3h 08' -4h 52' -3h 38' -3h 24' -1h 42' +0h 06' -0h 44'   -2h 21'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 28' +1h 32' +0h 16' -1h 03' -2h 11' -2h 45' -2h 30' -1h 32' -0h 14' +1h 05' +2h 13' +2h 45'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +43 +40.8 +23.7 +0.7 -15.9 -22.4 -16.4 +0.4 +23.2 +40.9 +43 +43.3   +16.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +27 +27 +28 +27 +30 +18 +19 +17 +18 +25 +31 +27   +24.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +20.1 (+36) +18.6 (+33) +18.7 (+34) +17.2 (+31) +16.2 (+29) +11.1 (+20) +9.6 (+17) +8.5 (+15) +10 (+18) +13.5 (+24) +19.2 (+35) +20.2 (+36) +15.2 (+27)

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