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Paulo Afonso vs Cairns Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Paulo Afonso, Brazil and Cairns, Australia is approximately 17,061 km or 10,602 mi.
  • To reach Paulo Afonso in this distance one would set out from Cairns bearing 171.2° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Paulo Afonso bearing 8.5° or N .
  • Paulo Afonso has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Cairns has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Paulo Afonso is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome whereas Cairns is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 0.8 °C (1.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.6 °C (2.9°F) less in Paulo Afonso. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1481.6 mm (58.3 in) less which is equivalent to 1481.6 l/m² (36.36 US gal/ft²) or 14,816,000 l/ha (1,583,929 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.1° higher in Paulo Afonso than in Cairns.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 3 (+5) 2 (+4) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) 3 (+5) +3 (+5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) 0 (0) +0 (+1) +0 (+0) +0 (+1) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+3) +1 (+2) 0 (0) +1 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -1 (-3) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) +0 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -336 (-13) -367 (-14) -356 (-14) -143 (-6) -52 (-2) +12 (+0) +27 (+1) +3 (+0) -15 (-1) -28 (-1) -82 (-3) -144 (-6) -1482 (-58)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 24' -0h 15' -0h 02' +0h 10' +0h 21' +0h 27' +0h 24' +0h 15' +0h 02' -0h 10' -0h 21' -0h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -6.7 +3.6 +7.2 +7.3 +7.4 +7.5 +7.6 +7.7 +7.6 +3.3 -6.6 -7.4   +3.1

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