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Minneapolis, Minnesota vs Christchurch Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Minneapolis, Minnesota, Usa and Christchurch, New Zealand is approximately 13,516 km or 8,399 mi.
  • To reach Minneapolis, Minnesota in this distance one would set out from Christchurch bearing 56° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Minneapolis, Minnesota bearing 58° or ENE .
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Christchurch has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Christchurch is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 4.6 °C (8.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 22.9 °C (41.2°F) more in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 104.2 mm (4.1 in) more which is equivalent to 104.2 l/m² (2.56 US gal/ft²) or 1,042,000 l/ha (111,397 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/6 as much.
  • There are 519 more hours of sunlight per year in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In whichever way circa 1h 24' more per day or about 1 1/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.7° lower in Minneapolis, Minnesota than in Christchurch.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.2°C (14.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-51) -24 (-43) -15 (-27) -3 (-6) +7 (+12) +15 (+27) +19 (+34) +15 (+27) +8 (+14) -2 (-4) -14 (-25) -24 (-42) -4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-51) -25 (-44) -16 (-28) -4 (-8) +6 (+11) +14 (+25) +17 (+31) +14 (+26) +6 (+12) -3 (-5) -13 (-24) -24 (-43) -5 (-8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-51) -25 (-44) -15 (-27) -6 (-10) +5 (+8) +12 (+22) +16 (+29) +14 (+25) +5 (+9) -3 (-6) -13 (-23) -23 (-42) -5 (-9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -22 (-1) -19 (-1) -8 (0) +8 (+0) +29 (+1) +52 (+2) +21 (+1) +32 (+1) +28 (+1) +11 (+0) -11 (0) -18 (-1) +104 (+4)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -4) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -7) -3 ( -10)   -19 ( -5)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 34' -0h 27' +0h 42' +2h 28' +3h 58' +5h 24' +5h 56' +4h 07' +2h 00' +0h 30' -2h 42' -2h 27'   +1h 24'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 49' -3h 35' -0h 39' +2h 28' +5h 08' +6h 31' +5h 54' +3h 35' +0h 33' -2h 33' -5h 12' -6h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -41 -22.3 -0.8 +22.4 +39 +45.5 +39.5 +22.8 +0 -22.7 -41 -48.2   -0.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2 -6 -16 -27 -33 -29 -32 -27 -23 -22 -6 -1   -18.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) -27.3 (-49) -24.1 (-43) -17.7 (-32) -9.8 (-18) -1.7 (-3) +7 (+13) +9.4 (+17) +7.6 (+14) +0.9 (+2) -7.2 (-13) -13.3 (-24) -22.7 (-41) -8.2 (-15)

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