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Norfolk Island vs Nelson Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Norfolk Island, Australia and Nelson, New Zealand is approximately 1,444 km or 897 mi.
  • To reach Norfolk Island in this distance one would set out from Nelson bearing 339.1° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Norfolk Island bearing 342.2° or NNW .
  • Norfolk Island has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Nelson has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The average temperature is 6.5 °C (11.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.6 °C (8.3°F) less in Norfolk Island. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 320.1 mm (12.6 in) more which is equivalent to 320.1 l/m² (7.86 US gal/ft²) or 3,201,000 l/ha (342,208 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.2° higher in Norfolk Island than in Nelson.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +5 (+8) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +10 (+17) +9 (+17) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +5 (+10) +5 (+9) +4 (+8) +7 (+12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +3 (+0) +39 (+2) +24 (+1) +45 (+2) +29 (+1) +80 (+3) +34 (+1) +19 (+1) +23 (+1) -4 (0) +13 (+1) +15 (+1) +320 (+13)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 58' -0h 36' -0h 06' +0h 24' +0h 51' +1h 06' +0h 59' +0h 36' +0h 05' -0h 25' -0h 52' -1h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +12.1 +12.1 +12.2 +12.2 +12.2 +12.2 +12.2 +12.3 +12.2 +12.1 +12 +12.3   +12.2

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