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Christchurch vs Adelaide, South Australia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Christchurch, New Zealand and Adelaide, South Australia, Australia is approximately 3,064 km or 1,904 mi.
  • To reach Christchurch in this distance one would set out from Adelaide, South Australia bearing 118.5° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Christchurch bearing 96.5° or E .
  • Christchurch has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Adelaide, South Australia has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Christchurch is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Adelaide, South Australia is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 4.7 °C (8.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.4 °C (0.7°F) more in Christchurch. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 167.7 mm (6.6 in) more which is equivalent to 167.7 l/m² (4.12 US gal/ft²) or 1,677,000 l/ha (179,282 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/8 as much.
  • There are 526 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Christchurch. In whichever way circa 1h 26' less per day or about 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.5° lower in Christchurch than in Adelaide, South Australia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 32.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.8°C (6.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -5 (-9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-10) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -5 (-8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-6) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -5 (-10) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -4 (-6) -3 (-6) -4 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +28 (+1) +22 (+1) +36 (+1) +15 (+1) +1 (+0) +0 (+0) +2 (+0) +9 (+0) +0 (+0) +7 (+0) +27 (+1) +21 (+1) +168 (+7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +6 (+19) +4 (+14) +4 (+13) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -7) -2 ( -6) -5 ( -16) -3 ( -10) 0 ( 0) +2 (+7) +5 (+16)   +8 (+2)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 03' -2h 52' -2h 11' -1h 14' -0h 30' -0h 14' -0h 13' -0h 30' -0h 40' -1h 03' -1h 38' -3h 07'   -1h 26'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 46' +0h 28' +0h 05' -0h 19' -0h 40' -0h 52' -0h 47' -0h 28' -0h 04' +0h 19' +0h 41' +0h 52'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8.5 -8.5 -8.6 -8.6 -8.5 -8.5 -8.6 -8.6 -8.7 -8.5 -8.5 -8.6   -8.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +43 +41 +41 +33 +28 +19 +21 +23 +27 +33 +37 +41   +32.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +8.6 (+15) +7.1 (+13) +6.6 (+12) +3.4 (+6) +0.9 (+2) -1.6 (-3) -0.9 (-2) +0.4 (+1) +2.4 (+4) +4.5 (+8) +6.2 (+11) +8 (+14) +3.8 (+7)

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