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Townsville, Queensland vs Horta, Faial Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Townsville, Queensland, Australia and Horta, Faial, Azores is approximately 17,827 km or 11,078 mi.
  • To reach Townsville, Queensland in this distance one would set out from Horta, Faial bearing 13° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Townsville, Queensland bearing 169.3° or S .
  • Townsville, Queensland has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Horta, Faial has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The annual mean temperature is 7 °C (12.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.4 °C (0.7°F) more in Townsville, Queensland. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 61.4 mm (2.4 in) more which is equivalent to 61.4 l/m² (1.51 US gal/ft²) or 614,000 l/ha (65,641 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 1223 more hours of sunlight per year in Townsville, Queensland. In whichever way circa 3h 21' more per day or about 1 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.1° higher in Townsville, Queensland than in Horta, Faial.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.5°C (4.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Townsville, Queensland relative to Horta, Faial. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Horta, Faial vs Townsville, Queensland.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +14 (+26) +12 (+22) +9 (+15) +4 (+8) 1 (+2) 1 (+1) +4 (+6) +8 (+15) +12 (+21) +14 (+26) +9 (+16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +13 (+24) +13 (+23) +10 (+18) +7 (+12) +1 (+3) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) +1 (+1) +6 (+11) +10 (+18) +13 (+23) +7 (+13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +8 (+15) +4 (+7) -2 (-3) -5 (-8) -4 (-8) -1 (-2) +4 (+8) +9 (+15) +11 (+20) +5 (+9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +132 (+5) +134 (+5) +95 (+4) -4 (0) -16 (-1) -29 (-1) -24 (-1) -40 (-2) -80 (-3) -75 (-3) -60 (-2) +28 (+1) +61 (+2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -6 ( -19) -1 ( -4) -7 ( -23) -8 ( -27) -9 ( -29) -6 ( -20) -6 ( -19) -9 ( -29) -12 ( -40) -12 ( -39) -12 ( -40) -11 ( -35)   -99 ( -27)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 21' +3h 36' +2h 52' +3h 28' +1h 34' +2h 10' +1h 21' +1h 34' +2h 58' +4h 48' +5h 46' +5h 42'   +3h 21'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 22' +2h 06' +0h 23' -1h 27' -2h 59' -3h 46' -3h 25' -2h 06' -0h 19' +1h 30' +3h 02' +3h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +55.7 +39.9 +18.7 -4.4 -21.1 -27.6 -21.6 -4.9 +17.8 +40 +55.2 +57.7   +17.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -11 -12 -13 -16 -21 -25 -23 -25 -24 -20 -20 -17   -18.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +11 (+20) +10.4 (+19) +9.6 (+17) +6.2 (+11) +1.7 (+3) -4.3 (-8) -7.2 (-13) -7.9 (-14) -4.9 (-9) +1.2 (+2) +5.3 (+10) +8.6 (+15) +2.5 (+5)

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