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Christchurch vs Formosa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Christchurch, New Zealand and Formosa, Argentina is approximately 10,687 km or 6,641 mi.
  • To reach Christchurch in this distance one would set out from Formosa bearing 214.4° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Christchurch bearing 315.6° or NW .
  • Christchurch has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Formosa has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Christchurch is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Formosa is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 11.1 °C (20°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.8 °C (1.4°F) more in Christchurch. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 809.1 mm (31.9 in) less which is equivalent to 809.1 l/m² (19.86 US gal/ft²) or 8,091,000 l/ha (864,982 US gal/ac) less. About 3/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.2° lower in Christchurch than in Formosa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.4°C (16.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-21) -12 (-21) -12 (-22) -11 (-19) -11 (-19) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -12 (-21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -11 (-19) -11 (-19) -11 (-20) -11 (-19) -10 (-18) -11 (-19) -11 (-19) -11 (-19) -11 (-19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -10 (-17) -10 (-19) -9 (-17) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -10 (-18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -125 (-5) -101 (-4) -94 (-4) -100 (-4) -48 (-2) -16 (-1) +19 (+1) -1 (0) -44 (-2) -76 (-3) -121 (-5) -102 (-4) -809 (-32)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 23' +0h 51' +0h 09' -0h 35' -1h 13' -1h 34' -1h 24' -0h 51' -0h 08' +0h 36' +1h 14' +1h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -16.8 -16.9 -17.1 -17.1 -17.2 -17.3 -17.4 -17.5 -17.6 -17.3 -16.9 -17.3   -17.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +2 +0 +2 +0 +3 +3 +7 +6 +5 +6 +2 +4   +3.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -9.3 (-17) -9.8 (-18) -9.3 (-17) -9.5 (-17) -9.7 (-17) -9.7 (-17) -9.4 (-17) -9.1 (-16) -8.7 (-16) -9.2 (-17) -9.8 (-18) -9.3 (-17) -9.4 (-17)

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