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Abu Dhabi vs Christchurch Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates and Christchurch, New Zealand is approximately 14,064 km or 8,740 mi.
  • To reach Abu Dhabi in this distance one would set out from Christchurch bearing 270.4° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Abu Dhabi bearing 307.2° or NW .
  • Abu Dhabi has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Christchurch has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Abu Dhabi is in or near the subtropical desert biome whereas Christchurch is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean temperature is 15 °C (27°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.1 °C (9.2°F) more in Abu Dhabi. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 526.3 mm (20.7 in) less which is equivalent to 526.3 l/m² (12.92 US gal/ft²) or 5,263,000 l/ha (562,650 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.7° higher in Abu Dhabi than in Christchurch.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.6°C (19.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +7 (+12) +14 (+25) +22 (+39) +26 (+47) +29 (+51) +27 (+49) +23 (+41) +17 (+30) +10 (+18) +4 (+7) +15 (+27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -43 (-2) +0 (+0) -33 (-1) -46 (-2) -58 (-2) -51 (-2) -68 (-3) -59 (-2) -41 (-2) -44 (-2) -48 (-2) -36 (-1) -526 (-21)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 10' -2h 35' -0h 28' +1h 47' +3h 41' +4h 39' +4h 13' +2h 35' +0h 24' -1h 50' -3h 44' -4h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -20.7 -2.1 +19.5 +42.7 +59.3 +65.8 +59.8 +43.3 +20.6 -2.2 -20.6 -27.8   +19.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5 -7 -16 -23 -31 -26 -28 -23 -16 -13 -7 -6   -16.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) -0.4 (-1) +0.7 (+1) +3 (+5) +7.9 (+14) +13.3 (+24) +19 (+34) +21 (+38) +20.8 (+37) +18.1 (+33) +13 (+23) +8.2 (+15) +2.5 (+5) +10.6 (+19)

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