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Petrolina vs Cairns Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Petrolina, Brazil and Cairns, Australia is approximately 17,016 km or 10,574 mi.
  • To reach Petrolina in this distance one would set out from Cairns bearing 166.3° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Petrolina bearing 13.2° or NNE .
  • Petrolina has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Cairns has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Petrolina is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Cairns is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 1.5 °C (2.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.6 °C (4.7°F) less in Petrolina. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1454.6 mm (57.3 in) less which is equivalent to 1454.6 l/m² (35.7 US gal/ft²) or 14,546,000 l/ha (1,555,064 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.1° higher in Petrolina than in Cairns.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) 0 (0) +0 (+1) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) 0 (0) +1 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -325 (-13) -332 (-13) -301 (-12) -143 (-6) -79 (-3) -40 (-2) -13 (0) -18 (-1) -27 (-1) -22 (-1) -50 (-2) -106 (-4) -1455 (-57)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 24' -0h 15' -0h 02' +0h 10' +0h 21' +0h 27' +0h 24' +0h 15' +0h 02' -0h 10' -0h 21' -0h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -6.7 +3.6 +7.2 +7.4 +7.4 +7.5 +7.6 +7.7 +7.6 +3.2 -6.6 -7.5   +3.1

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