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Port Moresby vs Taumarunui Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea and Taumarunui, New Zealand is approximately 4,300 km or 2,672 mi.
  • To reach Port Moresby in this distance one would set out from Taumarunui bearing 312.1° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Port Moresby bearing 324.2° or NW .
  • Port Moresby has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Taumarunui has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Port Moresby is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Taumarunui is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The average temperature is 14 °C (25.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.1 °C (16.4°F) less in Port Moresby. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 299.6 mm (11.8 in) less which is equivalent to 299.6 l/m² (7.35 US gal/ft²) or 2,996,000 l/ha (320,292 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22.6° higher in Port Moresby than in Taumarunui.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+17) +9 (+15) +10 (+19) +14 (+24) +17 (+30) +18 (+32) +19 (+34) +17 (+31) +16 (+29) +14 (+26) +13 (+24) +11 (+20) +14 (+25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +43 (+2) +113 (+4) +78 (+3) +77 (+3) -84 (-3) -106 (-4) -130 (-5) -93 (-4) -87 (-3) -109 (-4) -30 (-1) +27 (+1) -300 (-12)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 54' -1h 10' -0h 12' +0h 48' +1h 41' +2h 08' +1h 56' +1h 10' +0h 11' -0h 50' -1h 42' -2h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +8.3 +24.8 +29.2 +29.4 +29.4 +29.4 +29.4 +29.5 +29.4 +24.5 +8.3 +1.5   +22.6

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