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Wellington vs Minneapolis, Minnesota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Wellington, New Zealand and Minneapolis, Minnesota, Usa is approximately 13,229 km or 8,221 mi.
  • To reach Wellington in this distance one would set out from Minneapolis, Minnesota bearing 239.1° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Wellington bearing 234° or SW .
  • Wellington has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Minneapolis, Minnesota has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Wellington is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome whereas Minneapolis, Minnesota is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 5.7 °C (10.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 25.8 °C (46.4°F) less in Wellington. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 545.2 mm (21.5 in) more which is equivalent to 545.2 l/m² (13.38 US gal/ft²) or 5,452,000 l/ha (582,855 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/4 as much.
  • There are 497 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Wellington. In whichever way circa 1h 20' less per day or about 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.9° higher in Wellington than in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.3°C (14.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +26 (+47) +23 (+41) +15 (+27) +3 (+6) -7 (-12) -14 (-25) -18 (-32) -15 (-27) -9 (-15) +0 (+0) +12 (+22) +23 (+41) +3 (+6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +28 (+51) +25 (+45) +17 (+30) +6 (+10) -4 (-6) -11 (-19) -15 (-26) -12 (-22) -5 (-10) +3 (+5) +13 (+23) +23 (+42) +6 (+10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +29 (+53) +26 (+46) +17 (+31) +8 (+14) -1 (-1) -8 (-15) -12 (-22) -10 (-17) -3 (-6) +5 (+9) +14 (+25) +24 (+43) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +54 (+2) +38 (+1) +46 (+2) +45 (+2) +35 (+1) +36 (+1) +53 (+2) +43 (+2) +35 (+1) +43 (+2) +55 (+2) +63 (+2) +545 (+21)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2 (+6) +2 (+7) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +8 (+26) +6 (+19) +5 (+17) +6 (+19) +4 (+13) +4 (+13)   +49 (+13)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 11' +0h 55' -0h 13' -2h 12' -4h 27' -5h 44' -6h 30' -4h 19' -1h 58' -0h 38' +2h 24' +3h 21'   -1h 20'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 35' +3h 27' +0h 37' -2h 22' -4h 56' -6h 16' -5h 40' -3h 27' -0h 32' +2h 27' +5h 00' +6h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +43.3 +24.5 +3.1 -20.1 -36.8 -43.3 -37.3 -20.6 +2.3 +24.9 +43.3 +50.5   +2.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5 +3 +7 +24 +27 +24 +24 +20 +21 +20 +2 -4   +13.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +25.5 (+46) +23.8 (+43) +16.5 (+30) +10.7 (+19) +2.9 (+5) -4.8 (-9) -8.2 (-15) -7 (-13) -0.2 (0) +7 (+13) +12.1 (+22) +21.2 (+38) +8.3 (+15)

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