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Nelson vs Van Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Nelson, New Zealand and Van, Turkey is approximately 15,784 km or 9,808 mi.
  • To reach Nelson in this distance one would set out from Van bearing 110.6° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Nelson bearing 102.8° or ESE .
  • Nelson has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Van has a warm, dry summer continental/ hemiboreal climate (Dsb).
  • Both are in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 3.7 °C (6.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.2 °C (27.4°F) less in Nelson. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 609.4 mm (24 in) more which is equivalent to 609.4 l/m² (14.96 US gal/ft²) or 6,094,000 l/ha (651,489 US gal/ac) more. About 2 4/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.5° lower in Nelson than in Van.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +22 (+39) +21 (+38) +15 (+27) +6 (+10) -3 (-5) -10 (-18) -15 (-27) -13 (-24) -7 (-12) +2 (+4) +10 (+18) +17 (+31) +4 (+7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +45 (+2) +22 (+1) +40 (+2) +39 (+2) +43 (+2) +58 (+2) +86 (+3) +89 (+4) +66 (+3) +41 (+2) +42 (+2) +40 (+2) +609 (+24)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 58' +3h 04' +0h 33' -2h 07' -4h 24' -5h 33' -5h 02' -3h 05' -0h 29' +2h 11' +4h 27' +5h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +36.9 +18.3 -3.2 -26.4 -43.1 -49.7 -43.7 -27.1 -4.3 +18.4 +36.8 +44   -3.5

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