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Christchurch vs Abidjan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Christchurch, New Zealand and Abidjan, Ivory Coast is approximately 15,745 km or 9,784 mi.
  • To reach Christchurch in this distance one would set out from Abidjan bearing 176° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Christchurch bearing 5.5° or N .
  • Christchurch has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Abidjan has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Christchurch is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Abidjan is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 14.9 °C (26.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8 °C (14.4°F) more in Christchurch. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1232.4 mm (48.5 in) less which is equivalent to 1232.4 l/m² (30.25 US gal/ft²) or 12,324,000 l/ha (1,317,517 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 162 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Christchurch. In whichever way circa 0h 26' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 28.6° lower in Christchurch than in Abidjan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.9°C (25°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-15) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -14 (-26) -16 (-30) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -15 (-27) -14 (-24) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -10 (-19) -13 (-24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-17) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -18 (-33) -20 (-35) -19 (-34) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -14 (-24) -11 (-20) -15 (-27)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -17 (-30) -21 (-37) -22 (-39) -22 (-39) -20 (-36) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -15 (-28) -13 (-23) -17 (-30)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +30 (+1) -7 (0) -49 (-2) -88 (-3) -236 (-9) -511 (-20) -137 (-5) +23 (+1) -40 (-2) -93 (-4) -93 (-4) -30 (-1) -1232 (-49)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +7 (+23) +4 (+14) +2 (+6) +1 (+3) -4 ( -13) -6 ( -20) +4 (+13) +5 (+16) +1 (+3) -2 ( -6) -3 ( -10) +4 (+13)   +13 (+4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 01' -1h 03' -1h 40' -2h 14' -1h 54' -0h 02' +0h 21' +0h 46' +0h 56' -0h 29' -0h 38' -0h 27'   -0h 26'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 06' +1h 55' +0h 21' -1h 19' -2h 44' -3h 28' -3h 09' -1h 55' -0h 18' +1h 22' +2h 46' +3h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +1.5 -16.9 -38.5 -48.6 -48.6 -48.7 -48.8 -48.9 -39.5 -16.6 +1.5 +8.6   -28.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +1 +3 +8 +8 +8 +1 +5 +2 -3 -2 +0 +1   +2.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -9.1 (-16) -10 (-18) -10.5 (-19) -13.3 (-24) -16 (-29) -19 (-34) -17.5 (-32) -16.5 (-30) -16.3 (-29) -14.9 (-27) -13 (-23) -10.4 (-19) -13.9 (-25)

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