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Milford Sound vs Erlian Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Milford Sound, New Zealand and Erlian, China is approximately 11,269 km or 7,003 mi.
  • To reach Milford Sound in this distance one would set out from Erlian bearing 143.1° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Milford Sound bearing 142.3° or SE .
  • Milford Sound has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Erlian has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • Both are in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 6.8 °C (12.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 32.1 °C (57.8°F) less in Milford Sound. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 6362.3 mm (250.5 in) more which is equivalent to 6362.3 l/m² (156.15 US gal/ft²) or 63,623,000 l/ha (6,801,721 US gal/ac) more. About 46 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.7° lower in Milford Sound than in Erlian.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +33 (+60) +30 (+53) +18 (+33) +5 (+9) -6 (-12) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -14 (-25) -5 (-9) +6 (+10) +18 (+33) +29 (+53) +7 (+12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +651 (+26) +471 (+19) +668 (+26) +557 (+22) +548 (+22) +388 (+15) +347 (+14) +369 (+15) +545 (+21) +631 (+25) +547 (+22) +641 (+25) +6362 (+250)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 48' +3h 35' +0h 39' -2h 28' -5h 08' -6h 30' -5h 53' -3h 35' -0h 33' +2h 33' +5h 12' +6h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +38.8 +20.2 -1.3 -24.6 -41.3 -47.9 -42 -25.3 -2.6 +20.2 +38.6 +45.8   -1.7

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