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Christchurch vs Phnom Penh Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Christchurch, New Zealand and Phnom Penh, Cambodia is approximately 9,173 km or 5,700 mi.
  • To reach Christchurch in this distance one would set out from Phnom Penh bearing 137.4° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Christchurch bearing 113.8° or ESE .
  • Christchurch has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Phnom Penh has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Christchurch is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Phnom Penh is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 16 °C (28.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.9 °C (14.2°F) more in Christchurch. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 791.8 mm (31.2 in) less which is equivalent to 791.8 l/m (19.43 US gal/ft) or 7,918,000 l/ha (846,487 US gal/ac) less. About 3/7 as much.
  • There are 500 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Christchurch. In whichever way circa 1h 22' less per day or about 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.3° lower in Christchurch than in Phnom Penh.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.5°C (28°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -20 (-36) -22 (-40) -22 (-40) -20 (-36) -17 (-31) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -16 (-28)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -10 (-19) -13 (-24) -17 (-31) -20 (-36) -22 (-40) -22 (-40) -21 (-39) -19 (-33) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -16 (-29)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -20 (-36) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -23 (-41) -20 (-36) -17 (-31) -14 (-25) -11 (-20) -17 (-30)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +39 (+2) +32 (+1) +18 (+1) -24 (-1) -76 (-3) -105 (-4) -103 (-4) -101 (-4) -183 (-7) -213 (-8) -77 (-3) +0 (+0) -792 (-31)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +9 (+29) +7 (+25) +6 (+19) +4 (+13) -2 ( -6) -2 ( -7) -2 ( -6) -5 ( -16) -9 ( -30) -6 ( -19) +1 (+3) +7 (+23)   +8 (+2)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 27' -1h 33' -3h 00' -3h 14' -2h 13' -2h 32' -0h 32' -0h 56' +1h 20' -0h 29' -0h 14' -1h 32'   -1h 22'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 26' +2h 07' +0h 23' -1h 28' -3h 02' -3h 50' -3h 29' -2h 07' -0h 20' +1h 31' +3h 04' +3h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +7.9 -10.6 -32.2 -54.9 -54.9 -55 -54.9 -54.7 -33.5 -10.6 +7.7 +14.9   -27.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +3 +2 +8 +6 +1 +2 +1 -2 -8 -7 -6 +0   +0
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -7.8 (-14) -9.5 (-17) -11.1 (-20) -15.4 (-28) -19.5 (-35) -21.4 (-39) -21.5 (-39) -21.2 (-38) -19.6 (-35) -16.2 (-29) -13.5 (-24) -9.7 (-17) -15.5 (-28)

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