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Cork vs Christchurch Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cork, Ireland and Christchurch, New Zealand is approximately 19,081 km or 11,857 mi.
  • To reach Cork in this distance one would set out from Christchurch bearing 4.7° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Cork bearing 174.4° or S .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Cork is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Christchurch is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean temperature is 1.4 °C (2.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.9 °C (1.6°F) less in Cork. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 432.8 mm (17 in) more which is equivalent to 432.8 l/m² (10.62 US gal/ft²) or 4,328,000 l/ha (462,692 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/7 as much.
  • There are 573 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Cork. In whichever way circa 1h 34' less per day or about 5/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.7° lower in Cork than in Christchurch.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0°C (0.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -8 (-14) -4 (-7) +2 (+4) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) -3 (-5) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -2 (-4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -8 (-14) -3 (-6) +3 (+5) +8 (+15) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +5 (+8) -1 (-2) -6 (-12) -10 (-18) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) +3 (+5) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +5 (+9) 0 (0) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) 0 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +73 (+3) +37 (+1) +37 (+1) +4 (+0) +13 (+1) +7 (+0) +2 (+0) +12 (+0) +53 (+2) +55 (+2) +65 (+3) +77 (+3) +433 (+17)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +5 (+16) +3 (+11) +3 (+10) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) 0 ( 0) +2 (+7) +1 (+3) +4 (+13) +5 (+16)   +17 (+5)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 03' -3h 55' -2h 19' +0h 16' +2h 00' +2h 24' +1h 11' +0h 25' -1h 28' -3h 01' -4h 42' -4h 42'   -1h 34'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 43' -4h 07' -0h 45' +2h 50' +5h 56' +7h 33' +6h 49' +4h 07' +0h 38' -2h 56' -6h 00' -7h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -48 -29.4 -7.9 +15.3 +31.9 +38.4 +32.5 +15.8 -6.9 -29.6 -48 -55.2   -7.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +15 +14 +9 +2 -5 -4 -4 +2 +9 +14 +17 +15   +7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -8.7 (-16) -7.8 (-14) -5.9 (-11) -2.8 (-5) +1.7 (+3) +7.4 (+13) +9.3 (+17) +9 (+16) +6.1 (+11) +1.2 (+2) -3.1 (-6) -7 (-13) +0 (+0)

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