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Addis Ababa vs Christchurch Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Christchurch, New Zealand is approximately 14,135 km or 8,784 mi.
  • To reach Addis Ababa in this distance one would set out from Christchurch bearing 243.3° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Addis Ababa bearing 319° or NW .
  • Addis Ababa has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb) whereas Christchurch has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Addis Ababa is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Christchurch is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 4.2 °C (7.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.4 °C (15.1°F) less in Addis Ababa. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 473.8 mm (18.7 in) more which is equivalent to 473.8 l/m² (11.63 US gal/ft²) or 4,738,000 l/ha (506,524 US gal/ac) more. About 1 7/9 as much.
  • There are 449 more hours of sunlight per year in Addis Ababa. In whichever way circa 1h 13' more per day or about 1 2/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 28° higher in Addis Ababa than in Christchurch.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.2°C (0.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 1 (+2) 3 (+5) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) 3 (+5) +6 (+12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) +2 (+4) +5 (+10) +9 (+17) +10 (+19) +9 (+17) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +3 (+6) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) +4 (+8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -26 (-1) -10 (0) +23 (+1) +43 (+2) -2 (0) +62 (+2) +177 (+7) +210 (+8) +76 (+3) -4 (0) -41 (-2) -32 (-1) +474 (+19)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -6 ( -19) -3 ( -11) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) -3 ( -10) +6 (+20) +14 (+45) +17 (+55) +13 (+43) -6 ( -19) -8 ( -27) -9 ( -29)   +19 (+5)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 09' +0h 42' +1h 40' +1h 20' +3h 19' +1h 56' -1h 15' -1h 34' -0h 14' +2h 03' +2h 08' +3h 27'   +1h 13'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 17' -2h 02' -0h 22' +1h 24' +2h 55' +3h 41' +3h 20' +2h 02' +0h 19' -1h 27' -2h 57' -3h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -5.3 +13.2 +34.8 +52.4 +52.4 +52.4 +52.4 +52.5 +35.9 +13 -5.2 -12.3   +28
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -24 -25 -24 -20 -31 -19 -2 -1 -3 -19 -20 -20   -17.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -7.8 (-14) -6.7 (-12) -3.3 (-6) +0.7 (+1) +1.9 (+3) +6.2 (+11) +8.7 (+16) +7.5 (+14) +5.3 (+10) -1.1 (-2) -3.6 (-6) -5.5 (-10) +0.2 (+0)

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