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Whenuapai vs Medan, Sumatra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Whenuapai, New Zealand and Medan, Sumatra, Indonesia is approximately 9,003 km or 5,594 mi.
  • To reach Whenuapai in this distance one would set out from Medan, Sumatra bearing 128.1° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Whenuapai bearing 101.4° or ESE .
  • Whenuapai has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Medan, Sumatra has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Whenuapai is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome whereas Medan, Sumatra is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 11.7 °C (21°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.1 °C (14.6°F) more in Whenuapai. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 791.5 mm (31.2 in) less which is equivalent to 791.5 l/m² (19.43 US gal/ft²) or 7,915,000 l/ha (846,166 US gal/ac) less. About 5/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22.1° lower in Whenuapai than in Medan, Sumatra.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Whenuapai relative to Medan, Sumatra. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Medan, Sumatra vs Whenuapai.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -11 (-19) -14 (-25) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -12 (-21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -59 (-2) -4 (0) -14 (-1) -41 (-2) -129 (-5) -2 (0) -27 (-1) -62 (-2) -91 (-4) -160 (-6) -152 (-6) -51 (-2) -792 (-31)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 23' +1h 29' +0h 16' -1h 01' -2h 07' -2h 40' -2h 25' -1h 29' -0h 14' +1h 03' +2h 08' +2h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +6.6 -11.8 -33.1 -40.2 -40.3 -40.3 -40.3 -40.4 -34.3 -11.7 +6.5 +13.7   -22.1

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