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Wellington vs Helsinki Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Wellington, New Zealand and Helsinki, Finland is approximately 17,091 km or 10,621 mi.
  • To reach Wellington in this distance one would set out from Helsinki bearing 57.6° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Wellington bearing 146° or SE .
  • Wellington has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Helsinki has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Wellington is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome whereas Helsinki is in or near the boreal wet forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 8 °C (14.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.5 °C (27.9°F) less in Wellington. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 576.6 mm (22.7 in) more which is equivalent to 576.6 l/m² (14.15 US gal/ft²) or 5,766,000 l/ha (616,424 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/6 as much.
  • There are 210 more hours of sunlight per year in Wellington. In whichever way circa 0h 35' more per day or about 1 1/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.1° higher in Wellington than in Helsinki.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.4°C (11.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +23 (+41) +24 (+43) +19 (+34) +11 (+20) +0 (0) -7 (-13) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -2 (-4) +7 (+13) +14 (+25) +20 (+36) +8 (+14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +23 (+41) +24 (+42) +19 (+35) +11 (+20) +2 (+4) -5 (-8) -9 (-16) -7 (-12) -1 (-2) +7 (+12) +13 (+23) +19 (+33) +8 (+14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +22 (+40) +22 (+40) +19 (+34) +11 (+20) +4 (+7) -3 (-5) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -1 (-2) +6 (+11) +11 (+20) +17 (+31) +8 (+14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +22 (+1) +18 (+1) +60 (+2) +63 (+2) +80 (+3) +88 (+3) +74 (+3) +63 (+2) +33 (+1) +26 (+1) +26 (+1) +25 (+1) +577 (+23)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -10 ( -32) -9 ( -32) -4 ( -13) 0 ( 0) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13) -7 ( -23) -8 ( -26)   -32 ( -9)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +6h 27' +4h 40' +1h 44' -1h 06' -4h 54' -6h 16' -6h 01' -3h 36' +0h 36' +3h 27' +5h 34' +6h 34'   +0h 35'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +8h 11' +4h 54' +0h 53' -3h 21' -7h 10' -9h 18' -8h 19' -4h 55' -0h 45' +3h 28' +7h 16' +9h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +58.6 +39.9 +18.5 -4.8 -21.5 -28 -22.1 -5.4 +17.4 +40 +58.5 +65.7   +18.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -22 -17 -9 +1 +13 +14 +6 -3 -10 -15 -20 -22   -7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +18 (+32) +19.7 (+35) +16.6 (+30) +10.9 (+20) +4.7 (+8) -1.6 (-3) -7.5 (-14) -7.3 (-13) -2.8 (-5) +3.7 (+7) +8.4 (+15) +13.9 (+25) +6.4 (+12)

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