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Medan, Sumatra vs Christchurch Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Medan, Sumatra, Indonesia and Christchurch, New Zealand is approximately 9,002 km or 5,594 mi.
  • To reach Medan, Sumatra in this distance one would set out from Christchurch bearing 283.8° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Medan, Sumatra bearing 315.1° or NW .
  • Medan, Sumatra has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Christchurch has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Medan, Sumatra is in or near the tropical moist forest biome whereas Christchurch is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 14.5 °C (26°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.4 °C (18.7°F) less in Medan, Sumatra. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1509.8 mm (59.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1509.8 l/m² (37.05 US gal/ft²) or 15,098,000 l/ha (1,614,076 US gal/ac) more. About 3 4/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 28.8° higher in Medan, Sumatra than in Christchurch.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.9°C (19.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +12 (+22) +15 (+27) +18 (+32) +21 (+38) +22 (+40) +20 (+36) +17 (+31) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +15 (+26)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +9 (+17) +11 (+19) +14 (+25) +18 (+33) +21 (+37) +20 (+36) +19 (+34) +17 (+30) +14 (+26) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +14 (+26)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +12 (+22) +15 (+27) +19 (+34) +20 (+36) +21 (+38) +20 (+36) +17 (+31) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +15 (+27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +92 (+4) +52 (+2) +53 (+2) +98 (+4) +187 (+7) +100 (+4) +105 (+4) +137 (+5) +166 (+7) +212 (+8) +197 (+8) +113 (+4) +1510 (+59)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +3 (+10) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +2 (+6) -2 ( -7) -1 ( -3) +3 (+10) +6 (+20) +8 (+26) +9 (+30) +5 (+16)   +37 (+10)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 01' -1h 51' -0h 20' +1h 17' +2h 40' +3h 22' +3h 03' +1h 52' +0h 17' -1h 19' -2h 42' -3h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +0.1 +18.5 +39.9 +47 +47 +47 +47 +47.1 +41.1 +18.4 +0.2 -6.9   +28.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -8 -13 -17 -17 -20 -20 -25 -20 -11 -7 -4 -6   -14
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +6.7 (+12) +5.9 (+11) +6.5 (+12) +9.5 (+17) +13.3 (+24) +15.9 (+29) +14.1 (+25) +13.8 (+25) +13.6 (+24) +12.2 (+22) +10.8 (+19) +8.3 (+15) +10.9 (+20)

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