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Wellington vs Durban Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Wellington, New Zealand and Durban, South Africa is approximately 11,264 km or 7,000 mi.
  • To reach Wellington in this distance one would set out from Durban bearing 153.1° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Wellington bearing 31.4° or NNE .
  • Wellington has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Durban has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Wellington is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome whereas Durban is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 7.7 °C (13.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.5 °C (0.9°F) more in Wellington. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 436.6 mm (17.2 in) more which is equivalent to 436.6 l/m² (10.72 US gal/ft²) or 4,366,000 l/ha (466,754 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • There are 331 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Wellington. In whichever way circa 0h 54' less per day or about 6/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.3° lower in Wellington than in Durban.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.7°C (15.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -9 (-16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -9 (-15) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -8 (-14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -7 (-13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -56 (-2) -53 (-2) -31 (-1) +34 (+1) +62 (+2) +111 (+4) +103 (+4) +73 (+3) +31 (+1) +90 (+4) +84 (+3) -11 (0) +437 (+17)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +6 (+20) +11 (+35) +13 (+43) +15 (+48) +12 (+39) +8 (+27) +4 (+13) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0)   +70 (+19)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 01' +0h 12' -0h 05' -1h 46' -3h 34' -3h 22' -3h 25' -2h 25' -0h 08' +0h 42' +0h 52' +1h 09'   -0h 54'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 55' +0h 33' +0h 06' -0h 23' -0h 48' -1h 01' -0h 55' -0h 33' -0h 05' +0h 23' +0h 49' +1h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -11 -11.1 -11.1 -11.1 -11.2 -11.3 -11.4 -11.5 -11.4 -11.3 -11.1 -11.3   -11.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -14 -11 -14 -5 +0 +5 +3 -3 -4 -7 -12 -12   -6.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -9.4 (-17) -9.5 (-17) -10.2 (-18) -9 (-16) -7.6 (-14) -5.9 (-11) -7.1 (-13) -8.2 (-15) -9 (-16) -9.1 (-16) -10.2 (-18) -9.3 (-17) -8.7 (-16)

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