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Christchurch vs Abu Dhabi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Christchurch, New Zealand and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates is approximately 14,064 km or 8,740 mi.
  • To reach Christchurch in this distance one would set out from Abu Dhabi bearing 127.2° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Christchurch bearing 90.4° or E .
  • Christchurch has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Abu Dhabi has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Christchurch is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Abu Dhabi is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The average temperature is 15 °C (27°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.1 °C (9.2°F) less in Christchurch. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 526.3 mm (20.7 in) more which is equivalent to 526.3 l/m² (12.92 US gal/ft²) or 5,263,000 l/ha (562,650 US gal/ac) more. About 7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.7° lower in Christchurch than in Abu Dhabi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.6°C (19.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -7 (-12) -14 (-25) -22 (-39) -26 (-47) -29 (-51) -27 (-49) -23 (-41) -17 (-30) -10 (-18) -4 (-7) -15 (-27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +43 (+2) 0 (0) +33 (+1) +46 (+2) +58 (+2) +51 (+2) +68 (+3) +59 (+2) +41 (+2) +44 (+2) +48 (+2) +36 (+1) +526 (+21)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 10' +2h 35' +0h 28' -1h 47' -3h 41' -4h 39' -4h 13' -2h 35' -0h 24' +1h 50' +3h 44' +4h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +20.7 +2.1 -19.5 -42.7 -59.3 -65.8 -59.8 -43.3 -20.6 +2.2 +20.6 +27.8   -19.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +5 +7 +16 +23 +31 +26 +28 +23 +16 +13 +7 +6   +16.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) +0.4 (+1) -0.7 (-1) -3 (-5) -7.9 (-14) -13.3 (-24) -19 (-34) -21 (-38) -20.8 (-37) -18.1 (-33) -13 (-23) -8.2 (-15) -2.5 (-5) -10.6 (-19)

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