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Cairns vs Fort Nelson, British Columbia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cairns, Australia and Fort Nelson, British Columbia, Canada is approximately 11,701 km or 7,271 mi.
  • To reach Cairns in this distance one would set out from Fort Nelson, British Columbia bearing 262.5° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Cairns bearing 212.4° or SSW .
  • Cairns has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Fort Nelson, British Columbia has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Cairns is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Fort Nelson, British Columbia is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 25.9 °C (46.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 32.4 °C (58.3°F) less in Cairns. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1615.9 mm (63.6 in) more which is equivalent to 1615.9 l/m² (39.66 US gal/ft²) or 16,159,000 l/ha (1,727,504 US gal/ac) more. About 4 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 38.8° higher in Cairns than in Fort Nelson, British Columbia.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Cairns relative to Fort Nelson, British Columbia. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Fort Nelson, British Columbia vs Cairns.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +49 (+89) +42 (+76) +33 (+59) +21 (+37) +11 (+20) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) +5 (+10) +13 (+24) +23 (+42) +40 (+72) +48 (+86) +24 (+44)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +50 (+89) +44 (+79) +36 (+64) +23 (+42) +14 (+25) +7 (+12) +5 (+8) +7 (+13) +15 (+26) +24 (+43) +40 (+72) +48 (+86) +26 (+47)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +50 (+90) +46 (+83) +38 (+69) +26 (+46) +17 (+31) +9 (+17) +7 (+12) +9 (+16) +16 (+29) +25 (+44) +40 (+72) +48 (+86) +28 (+50)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +375 (+15) +406 (+16) +432 (+17) +204 (+8) +59 (+2) -15 (-1) -58 (-2) -41 (-2) -10 (0) +13 (+1) +79 (+3) +172 (+7) +1616 (+64)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +6h 07' +3h 40' +0h 39' -2h 30' -5h 21' -6h 57' -6h 13' -3h 40' -0h 34' +2h 36' +5h 25' +6h 57'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +74.5 +62.1 +41.3 +18.1 +1.5 -4.9 +1.1 +17.8 +40.6 +62.5 +74.3 +75.6   +38.8

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