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Port Moresby vs Phoenix, Arizona Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea and Phoenix, Arizona, Usa is approximately 11,579 km or 7,195 mi.
  • To reach Port Moresby in this distance one would set out from Phoenix, Arizona bearing 267.9° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Port Moresby bearing 237.7° or WSW .
  • Port Moresby has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Phoenix, Arizona has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Port Moresby is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Phoenix, Arizona is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 4.4 °C (7.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.2 °C (36.4°F) less in Port Moresby. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 955.4 mm (37.6 in) more which is equivalent to 955.4 l/m² (23.45 US gal/ft²) or 9,554,000 l/ha (1,021,386 US gal/ac) more. About 6 as much.
  • There are 1552 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Port Moresby. In whichever way circa 4h 15' less per day or about 5/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.4° higher in Port Moresby than in Phoenix, Arizona.
  • Relative humidity levels are 45.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 18.4°C (33.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+29) +13 (+23) +10 (+18) +6 (+11) +1 (+2) -5 (-9) -8 (-15) -7 (-13) -3 (-5) +3 (+6) +11 (+21) +16 (+28) +4 (+8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +133 (+5) +177 (+7) +148 (+6) +167 (+7) +46 (+2) +28 (+1) -9 (0) +13 (+0) +31 (+1) +4 (+0) +80 (+3) +139 (+5) +955 (+38)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +4 (+13) +3 (+11) +6 (+19) +3 (+10) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) -2 ( -6) -3 ( -10) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +3 (+10)   +17 (+5)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 50' -4h 16' -4h 40' -4h 36' -5h 58' -6h 30' -5h 46' -4h 50' -5h 06' -3h 30' -1h 06' -1h 48'   -4h 15'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 25' +1h 30' +0h 16' -1h 02' -2h 09' -2h 42' -2h 28' -1h 31' -0h 14' +1h 04' +2h 11' +2h 43'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +42.5 +40.3 +23.2 +0.2 -16.4 -22.9 -16.9 -0.1 +22.7 +40.4 +42.5 +42.8   +16.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +32 +36 +47 +56 +67 +61 +47 +39 +44 +46 +40 +32   +45.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +23.3 (+42) +21.2 (+38) +23.2 (+42) +23.2 (+42) +23.9 (+43) +18.6 (+33) +7.8 (+14) +5.4 (+10) +11.8 (+21) +17.4 (+31) +22.4 (+40) +23.1 (+42) +18.4 (+33)

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