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Nelson vs Melbourne, Victoria Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Nelson, New Zealand and Melbourne, Victoria, Australia is approximately 2,440 km or 1,516 mi.
  • To reach Nelson in this distance one would set out from Melbourne, Victoria bearing 108° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Nelson bearing 89.8° or E .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Nelson is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Melbourne, Victoria is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 3.1 °C (5.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.3 °C (0.5°F) more in Nelson. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 355.7 mm (14 in) more which is equivalent to 355.7 l/m (8.73 US gal/ft) or 3,557,000 l/ha (380,267 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.5° lower in Nelson than in Melbourne, Victoria.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +33 (+1) +10 (+0) +39 (+2) +41 (+2) +25 (+1) +37 (+1) +41 (+2) +39 (+2) +26 (+1) +24 (+1) +27 (+1) +15 (+1) +356 (+14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 18' +0h 11' +0h 02' -0h 07' -0h 16' -0h 21' -0h 19' -0h 11' -0h 01' +0h 08' +0h 16' +0h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -3.5 -3.5 -3.4 -3.4 -3.5 -3.5 -3.5 -3.5 -3.5 -3.5 -3.5 -3.5   -3.5

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