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Timaru vs Palmyra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Timaru, New Zealand and Palmyra, Syria is approximately 15,889 km or 9,873 mi.
  • To reach Timaru in this distance one would set out from Palmyra bearing 119.7° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Timaru bearing 91.3° or E .
  • Timaru has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Palmyra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Timaru is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome whereas Palmyra is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The mean temperature is 8 °C (14.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.8 °C (21.2°F) less in Timaru. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 420.3 mm (16.5 in) more which is equivalent to 420.3 l/m² (10.32 US gal/ft²) or 4,203,000 l/ha (449,329 US gal/ac) more. About 4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.4° lower in Timaru than in Palmyra.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+17) +6 (+12) +1 (+2) -7 (-12) -15 (-27) -22 (-39) -24 (-44) -23 (-41) -18 (-32) -10 (-18) -1 (-1) +6 (+11) -8 (-14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +34 (+1) +27 (+1) +34 (+1) +31 (+1) +41 (+2) +36 (+1) +45 (+2) +42 (+2) +33 (+1) +37 (+1) +36 (+1) +25 (+1) +420 (+17)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 57' +3h 03' +0h 33' -2h 06' -4h 22' -5h 32' -5h 01' -3h 04' -0h 29' +2h 11' +4h 26' +5h 32'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +30.1 +11.4 -10.1 -33.3 -50 -56.6 -50.6 -34 -11.2 +11.5 +30 +37.1   -10.4

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