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Murmansk vs Wellington Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Murmansk, Russia and Wellington, New Zealand is approximately 16,218 km or 10,078 mi.
  • To reach Murmansk in this distance one would set out from Wellington bearing 336.7° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Murmansk bearing 236° or SW .
  • Murmansk has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Wellington has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Murmansk is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Wellington is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 12.9 °C (23.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.4 °C (27.7°F) more in Murmansk. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 773.4 mm (30.4 in) less which is equivalent to 773.4 l/m² (18.98 US gal/ft²) or 7,734,000 l/ha (826,816 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • There are 711 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Murmansk. In whichever way circa 1h 57' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.8° lower in Murmansk than in Wellington.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.3°C (20.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-49) -27 (-49) -23 (-41) -15 (-27) -6 (-11) 1 (+2) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) -3 (-5) -12 (-22) -19 (-34) -25 (-45) -12 (-22)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-51) -28 (-50) -22 (-40) -15 (-28) -8 (-14) 0 (0) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) -4 (-7) -11 (-20) -19 (-33) -25 (-44) -13 (-23)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-47) -27 (-49) -23 (-41) -15 (-27) -8 (-14) -1 (-2) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) -3 (-5) -11 (-20) -17 (-31) -23 (-41) -12 (-22)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -48 (-2) -38 (-2) -77 (-3) -87 (-3) -90 (-4) -84 (-3) -81 (-3) -56 (-2) -50 (-2) -56 (-2) -53 (-2) -54 (-2) -773 (-30)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -7h 30' -5h 46' -2h 11' +1h 44' +2h 32' +4h 40' +4h 07' +0h 13' -3h 14' -4h 30' -6h 28' -7h 09'   -1h 57'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -13h 12' -6h 49' -1h 11' +4h 33' +11h 03' +14h 55' +13h 29' +6h 51' +1h 01' -4h 43' -11h 15' -14h 55'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -67.1 -48.6 -27.2 -4 +12.7 +19.2 +13.3 -3.4 -26.2 -48.7 -67 -74.5   -26.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +16 +11 +9 -3 -8 -10 -3 +3 +6 +9 +15 +15   +5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) -24.1 (-43) -24.8 (-45) -19.5 (-35) -14.9 (-27) -8.7 (-16) -2.1 (-4) +3.4 (+6) +2.2 (+4) -2.6 (-5) -9 (-16) -14.9 (-27) -20.9 (-38) -11.3 (-20)

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