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Nelson vs Choma Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Nelson, New Zealand and Choma, Zambia is approximately 12,671 km or 7,874 mi.
  • To reach Nelson in this distance one would set out from Choma bearing 152.7° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Nelson bearing 35.7° or NE .
  • Nelson has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Choma has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • Nelson is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Choma is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 6.7 °C (12.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.8 °C (3.2°F) more in Nelson. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 192.9 mm (7.6 in) more which is equivalent to 192.9 l/m² (4.73 US gal/ft²) or 1,929,000 l/ha (206,223 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22° lower in Nelson than in Choma.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-6) -3 (-6) -4 (-8) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -9 (-15) -11 (-19) -11 (-19) -9 (-15) -5 (-9) -7 (-12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -123 (-5) -106 (-4) -2 (0) +65 (+3) +85 (+3) +79 (+3) +90 (+4) +96 (+4) +78 (+3) +66 (+3) -9 (0) -125 (-5) +193 (+8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 43' +1h 03' +0h 11' -0h 44' -1h 31' -1h 56' -1h 45' -1h 04' -0h 10' +0h 45' +1h 32' +1h 56'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -17.5 -23.7 -24.2 -24.3 -24.4 -24.4 -24.5 -24.6 -24.5 -23.8 -17.1 -11.3   -22

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