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Merauke, Papua vs Cherrapunji Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Merauke, Papua, Indonesia and Cherrapunji, India is approximately 6,462 km or 4,016 mi.
  • To reach Merauke, Papua in this distance one would set out from Cherrapunji bearing 119° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Merauke, Papua bearing 126.9° or SE .
  • Merauke, Papua has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Cherrapunji has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Merauke, Papua is in or near the tropical moist forest biome whereas Cherrapunji is in or near the subtropical rain forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 8.7 °C (15.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.1 °C (12.8°F) less in Merauke, Papua. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 10321 mm (406.3 in) less which is equivalent to 10321 l/m² (253.3 US gal/ft²) or 103,210,000 l/ha (11,033,834 US gal/ac) less. About 1/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.6° higher in Merauke, Papua than in Cherrapunji.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.8°C (15.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Merauke, Papua relative to Cherrapunji. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Cherrapunji vs Merauke, Papua.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+28) +13 (+23) +11 (+19) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +4 (+8) +5 (+9) +7 (+12) +11 (+19) +14 (+26) +9 (+16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +193 (+8) +306 (+12) -38 (-1) -752 (-30) -1131 (-45) -2241 (-88) -3235 (-127) -1744 (-69) -1344 (-53) -522 (-21) -10 (0) +197 (+8) -10321 (-406)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 49' +1h 08' +0h 12' -0h 47' -1h 36' -2h 01' -1h 50' -1h 08' -0h 10' +0h 48' +1h 38' +2h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (┬°) +33.4 +32 +16.3 -6.9 -23.5 -30 -24 -7.5 +15.2 +31.7 +33.4 +33.7   +8.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +12 +14 +14 +3 -2 -8 -11 -11 -9 +0 +7 +10   +1.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ┬°C & (┬°F) +17.5 (+32) +15.4 (+28) +13.1 (+24) +8.3 (+15) +6.2 (+11) +3.1 (+6) +2.8 (+5) +2.2 (+4) +3 (+5) +6.5 (+12) +11.7 (+21) +15.9 (+29) +8.8 (+16)

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