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Port Moresby vs Queenstown Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea and Queenstown, New Zealand is approximately 4,462 km or 2,773 mi.
  • To reach Port Moresby in this distance one would set out from Queenstown bearing 325.8° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Port Moresby bearing 336.3° or NNW .
  • Port Moresby has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Queenstown has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Port Moresby is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Queenstown is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 16.5 °C (29.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.3 °C (18.5°F) less in Port Moresby. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 299.9 mm (11.8 in) more which is equivalent to 299.9 l/m² (7.36 US gal/ft²) or 2,999,000 l/ha (320,613 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 28.7° higher in Port Moresby than in Queenstown.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+21) +11 (+19) +13 (+23) +16 (+29) +20 (+35) +22 (+39) +22 (+40) +20 (+37) +19 (+34) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +17 (+30)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +75 (+3) +142 (+6) +86 (+3) +106 (+4) -32 (-1) -43 (-2) -46 (-2) -22 (-1) -24 (-1) -70 (-3) +32 (+1) +95 (+4) +300 (+12)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 30' -1h 32' -0h 16' +1h 03' +2h 13' +2h 49' +2h 33' +1h 32' +0h 14' -1h 05' -2h 14' -2h 49'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +14.4 +30.9 +35.4 +35.6 +35.5 +35.5 +35.5 +35.6 +35.5 +30.6 +14.3 +7.6   +28.7

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