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Christchurch vs Saint Denis, Reunion Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Christchurch, New Zealand and Saint Denis, Reunion, Reunion is approximately 10,409 km or 6,468 mi.
  • To reach Christchurch in this distance one would set out from Saint Denis, Reunion bearing 139.7° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Christchurch bearing 56.4° or ENE .
  • Christchurch has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Saint Denis, Reunion has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The mean annual temperature is 11.9 °C (21.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.9 °C (10.6°F) more in Christchurch. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 925.8 mm (36.4 in) less which is equivalent to 925.8 l/m² (22.72 US gal/ft²) or 9,258,000 l/ha (989,742 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • There are 662 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Christchurch. In whichever way circa 1h 48' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.8° lower in Christchurch than in Saint Denis, Reunion.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.1% 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 Saint Denis, Reunion. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Saint Denis, Reunion vs Christchurch.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -11 (-20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-17) -10 (-18) -11 (-19) -12 (-22) -15 (-26) -16 (-28) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -10 (-17) -10 (-17) -12 (-21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -13 (-24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -217 (-9) -174 (-7) -233 (-9) -107 (-4) -23 (-1) -25 (-1) -2 (0) +11 (+0) -6 (0) +0 (+0) -45 (-2) -106 (-4) -926 (-36)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -9 ( -29) -9 ( -32) -9 ( -29) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -3) -3 ( -10) -5 ( -16) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) -3 ( -10) -5 ( -16)   -54 ( -15)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 48' -1h 10' -1h 07' -2h 38' -3h 19' -3h 28' -3h 09' -2h 23' -1h 36' -1h 05' -0h 12' -0h 44'   -1h 48'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 43' +1h 03' +0h 11' -0h 43' -1h 31' -1h 55' -1h 44' -1h 03' -0h 09' +0h 45' +1h 32' +1h 56'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -20.9 -22.1 -22.5 -22.5 -22.5 -22.6 -22.6 -22.7 -22.8 -22.3 -20.4 -17.5   -21.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +2 +4 +3 +10 +16 +19 +18 +17 +12 +12 +6 +2   +10.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -8.5 (-15) -8.6 (-15) -9.8 (-18) -9.7 (-17) -10.9 (-20) -11.4 (-21) -11.1 (-20) -9.8 (-18) -8.6 (-15) -7.7 (-14) -7.9 (-14) -8.8 (-16) -9.4 (-17)

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