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Kimberley vs Port Moresby Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kimberley, South Africa and Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea is approximately 12,521 km or 7,781 mi.
  • To reach Kimberley in this distance one would set out from Port Moresby bearing 233.3° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kimberley bearing 295.6° or WNW .
  • Kimberley has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Port Moresby has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Kimberley is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Port Moresby is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 8.4 °C (15.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13 °C (23.4°F) more in Kimberley. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 800 mm (31.5 in) less which is equivalent to 800 l/m (19.63 US gal/ft) or 8,000,000 l/ha (855,253 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 1006 more hours of sunlight per year in Kimberley. In whichever way circa 2h 45' more per day or about 1 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.6° lower in Kimberley than in Port Moresby.
  • Relative humidity levels are 46.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 21.6°C (38.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -9 (-16) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -10 (-17) -7 (-13) -6 (-10) -4 (-6) -8 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -93 (-4) -118 (-5) -106 (-4) -122 (-5) -33 (-1) -24 (-1) -5 (0) -30 (-1) -41 (-2) -17 (-1) -93 (-4) -118 (-5) -800 (-31)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) +2 (+6) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) +3 (+10) +5 (+17) +2 (+6)   +16 (+4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 32' +4h 23' +2h 38' +1h 36' +1h 30' +1h 32' +2h 23' +2h 27' +3h 12' +3h 03' +2h 10' +3h 36'   +2h 45'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 07' +0h 42' +0h 07' -0h 29' -1h 00' -1h 15' -1h 08' -0h 42' -0h 06' +0h 30' +1h 00' +1h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +1.5 -15 -19.3 -19.5 -19.4 -19.3 -19.2 -19.3 -19.2 -14.4 +1.6 +8.6   -12.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -47 -45 -40 -42 -50 -42 -45 -47 -50 -51 -47 -48   -46.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -17.2 (-31) -16 (-29) -15.8 (-28) -19.6 (-35) -25.2 (-45) -25.4 (-46) -26.3 (-47) -25.5 (-46) -25.1 (-45) -22.9 (-41) -20.6 (-37) -19.1 (-34) -21.6 (-39)

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