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Christchurch vs Essen Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Christchurch, New Zealand and Essen, Germany is approximately 18,631 km or 11,578 mi.
  • To reach Christchurch in this distance one would set out from Essen bearing 56.4° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Christchurch bearing 134.2° or SE .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Christchurch is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Essen is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 2.1 °C (3.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.1 °C (7.4°F) less in Christchurch. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 317.8 mm (12.5 in) less which is equivalent to 317.8 l/m² (7.8 US gal/ft²) or 3,178,000 l/ha (339,749 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.2° higher in Christchurch than in Essen.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+33) +16 (+29) +11 (+19) +5 (+8) -3 (-6) -9 (-16) -12 (-21) -10 (-17) -4 (-8) +3 (+5) +11 (+20) +15 (+27) +3 (+6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+28) +14 (+26) +10 (+18) +4 (+7) -4 (-7) -10 (-17) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -5 (-9) +1 (+2) +8 (+15) +13 (+23) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +8 (+14) +3 (+6) -5 (-8) -10 (-17) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -6 (-11) -1 (-2) +6 (+10) +10 (+18) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -35 (-1) -15 (-1) -18 (-1) -15 (-1) -15 (-1) -47 (-2) -21 (-1) -18 (-1) -32 (-1) -26 (-1) -33 (-1) -45 (-2) -318 (-13)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +6h 39' +4h 04' +0h 44' -2h 48' -5h 52' -7h 28' -6h 45' -4h 05' -0h 38' +2h 54' +5h 56' +7h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +47.6 +28.9 +7.4 -15.8 -32.4 -38.9 -33 -16.3 +6.4 +29.1 +47.5 +54.7   +7.2

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