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Christchurch vs Famagusta Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Christchurch, New Zealand and Famagusta, Cyprus is approximately 16,382 km or 10,180 mi.
  • To reach Christchurch in this distance one would set out from Famagusta bearing 117.6° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Christchurch bearing 89.3° or E .
  • Christchurch has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Famagusta has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Christchurch is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Famagusta is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The mean temperature is 7.8 °C (14°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.6 °C (10.1°F) less in Christchurch. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 211.7 mm (8.3 in) more which is equivalent to 211.7 l/m² (5.2 US gal/ft²) or 2,117,000 l/ha (226,321 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • There are 1338 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Christchurch. In whichever way circa 3h 38' less per day or about 3/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.1° lower in Christchurch than in Famagusta.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.8°C (6.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +0 (0) -6 (-11) -14 (-25) -21 (-38) -24 (-43) -22 (-40) -18 (-32) -11 (-20) -4 (-7) +1 (+2) -9 (-16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) -5 (-9) -13 (-23) -19 (-35) -22 (-40) -21 (-38) -16 (-29) -10 (-17) -4 (-6) +2 (+4) -8 (-14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) -3 (-5) -11 (-20) -17 (-31) -21 (-38) -20 (-36) -14 (-25) -8 (-14) -3 (-5) +3 (+5) -7 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -44 (-2) -10 (0) +22 (+1) +37 (+1) +45 (+2) +47 (+2) +68 (+3) +59 (+2) +38 (+1) +11 (+0) +1 (+0) -61 (-2) +212 (+8)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) +1 (+4) +3 (+10) +7 (+23) +10 (+32) +12.5 (+42) +13.5 (+44) +10.5 (+34) +9 (+30) +8 (+26) +5 (+17) +2 (+6)   +80.5 (+22)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 07' -0h 10' -2h 01' -4h 02' -6h 29' -8h 28' -8h 29' -7h 17' -5h 06' -2h 54' -0h 42' +0h 46'   -3h 38'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 54' +3h 02' +0h 33' -2h 06' -4h 21' -5h 30' -4h 59' -3h 02' -0h 28' +2h 10' +4h 24' +5h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (┬°) +31.3 +12.7 -8.8 -32.1 -48.7 -55.2 -49.3 -32.7 -9.9 +12.9 +31.2 +38.4   -9.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +2 +6 +11 +17 +24 +27 +32 +28 +20 +17 +9 +4   +16.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ┬°C & (┬°F) +6.3 (+11) +6.2 (+11) +4.4 (+8) -1 (-2) -7.1 (-13) -12.6 (-23) -13.9 (-25) -13.4 (-24) -10.8 (-19) -5.5 (-10) -1.5 (-3) +3.2 (+6) -3.8 (-7)

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