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Aklavik, Northwest Territories vs Port Moresby Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Aklavik, Northwest Territories, Canada and Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea is approximately 10,485 km or 6,515 mi.
  • To reach Aklavik, Northwest Territories in this distance one would set out from Port Moresby bearing 21.3° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Aklavik, Northwest Territories bearing 75.2° or ENE .
  • Aklavik, Northwest Territories has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Port Moresby has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Aklavik, Northwest Territories is in or near the subpolar moist tundra biome whereas Port Moresby is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 35.8 °C (64.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 41 °C (73.8°F) more in Aklavik, Northwest Territories. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 929 mm (36.6 in) less which is equivalent to 929 l/m² (22.8 US gal/ft²) or 9,290,000 l/ha (993,163 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • There are 559 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Aklavik, Northwest Territories. In whichever way circa 1h 31' less per day or about 7/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 51.1° lower in Aklavik, Northwest Territories than in Port Moresby.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -57 (-103) -54 (-97) -49 (-88) -40 (-71) -28 (-50) -17 (-30) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -23 (-41) -34 (-60) -47 (-85) -55 (-99) -36 (-64)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -137 (-5) -182 (-7) -161 (-6) -160 (-6) -39 (-2) -12 (0) +20 (+1) -4 (0) -25 (-1) +4 (+0) -80 (-3) -153 (-6) -929 (-37)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) +1 (+4) -2 ( -6) +2 (+7) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) +8 (+26) +9 (+29) +9 (+30) +9 (+29) +7 (+23) +2 (+6)   +51 (+14)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 11' -1h 58' -0h 17' +1h 50' +2h 23' +6h 10' +2h 05' -0h 44' -3h 32' -4h 34' -7h 34' -6h 54'   -1h 31'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -10h 33' -5h 16' -0h 54' +3h 31' +8h 31' +12h 32' +10h 48' +5h 18' +0h 47' -3h 39' -8h 42' -12h 32'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -76.9 -74.9 -57.9 -35 -18.3 -11.9 -17.9 -34.7 -57.4 -75.1 -77 -77.5   -51.1

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