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Mzuzu vs Port Moresby Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mzuzu, Malawi and Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea is approximately 12,274 km or 7,627 mi.
  • To reach Mzuzu in this distance one would set out from Port Moresby bearing 254° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Mzuzu bearing 284.7° or WNW .
  • Mzuzu has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb) whereas Port Moresby has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Mzuzu is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome whereas Port Moresby is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 9.3 °C (16.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.4 °C (9.7°F) more in Mzuzu. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 138.6 mm (5.5 in) more which is equivalent to 138.6 l/m² (3.4 US gal/ft²) or 1,386,000 l/ha (148,173 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.6° lower in Mzuzu than in Port Moresby.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.8°C (15.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-15) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -11 (-19) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -10 (-19) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -9 (-17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +53 (+2) -15 (-1) +54 (+2) +40 (+2) +10 (+0) -2 (0) +18 (+1) -25 (-1) -43 (-2) +15 (+1) -1 (0) +33 (+1) +139 (+5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 06' +0h 04' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 05' -0h 07' -0h 06' -0h 04' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 05' +0h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +2 +0.1 -2.1 -2.1 -2.1 -2 -1.9 -1.9 -1.9 +0.2 +1.9 +2   -0.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 +4 +7 +5 -1 +6 +7 +3 -6 -14 -3 +6   +1.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -6.7 (-12) -6 (-11) -5.9 (-11) -7.2 (-13) -10.6 (-19) -10.7 (-19) -11.1 (-20) -11 (-20) -11.2 (-20) -10.5 (-19) -7.9 (-14) -6.4 (-12) -8.8 (-16)

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