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Christchurch vs Acapulco Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Christchurch, New Zealand and Acapulco, Mexico is approximately 11,094 km or 6,894 mi.
  • To reach Christchurch in this distance one would set out from Acapulco bearing 227.3° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Christchurch bearing 256.1° or WSW .
  • Christchurch has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Acapulco has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Christchurch is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Acapulco is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 15.8 °C (28.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.3 °C (16.7°F) more in Christchurch. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 771.8 mm (30.4 in) less which is equivalent to 771.8 l/m (18.94 US gal/ft) or 7,718,000 l/ha (825,105 US gal/ac) less. About 4/9 as much.
  • There are 848 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Christchurch. In whichever way circa 2h 19' less per day or about 5/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.1° lower in Christchurch than in Acapulco.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.2°C (27.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -10 (-19) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -18 (-33) -22 (-39) -23 (-41) -21 (-37) -18 (-32) -15 (-28) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -16 (-28)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-17) -10 (-17) -11 (-20) -15 (-27) -19 (-35) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -21 (-38) -19 (-33) -16 (-29) -14 (-24) -11 (-20) -16 (-28)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -9 (-17) -11 (-20) -14 (-25) -19 (-35) -22 (-40) -23 (-42) -22 (-40) -19 (-34) -17 (-31) -14 (-25) -11 (-19) -16 (-29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +37 (+1) +41 (+2) +56 (+2) +48 (+2) +30 (+1) -221 (-9) -141 (-6) -253 (-10) -300 (-12) -101 (-4) 0 (0) +31 (+1) -772 (-30)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +9 (+29) +7.5 (+27) +8.5 (+27) +9.5 (+32) +10 (+32) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) -3 ( -10) -7 ( -23) +1 (+3) +9 (+30) +10 (+32)   +54.5 (+15)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 48' -2h 56' -3h 19' -2h 56' -2h 58' -2h 44' -2h 52' -2h 29' +0h 08' -1h 23' -2h 04' -2h 29'   -2h 19'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 43' +2h 18' +0h 25' -1h 35' -3h 17' -4h 09' -3h 46' -2h 18' -0h 21' +1h 38' +3h 19' +4h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +12.9 -5.7 -27.3 -50.6 -60 -60.2 -60.1 -50.8 -28.1 -5.2 +13 +20.1   -25.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -3 -2 +4 +3 +8 +6 +7 +3 -4 -4 -5 -4   +0.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -9.5 (-17) -9.8 (-18) -10 (-18) -13.8 (-25) -17.2 (-31) -20.5 (-37) -20.8 (-37) -20.1 (-36) -18.8 (-34) -16.5 (-30) -14.2 (-26) -11.3 (-20) -15.2 (-27)

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