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Milford Sound vs Nouakchott Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Milford Sound, New Zealand and Nouakchott, Mauritania is approximately 17,040 km or 10,589 mi.
  • To reach Milford Sound in this distance one would set out from Nouakchott bearing 186.1° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Milford Sound bearing 351.8° or N .
  • Milford Sound has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Nouakchott has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Milford Sound is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Nouakchott is in or near the tropical desert biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 15.4 °C (27.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.4 °C (2.5°F) more in Milford Sound. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 6344.8 mm (249.8 in) more which is equivalent to 6344.8 l/m² (155.72 US gal/ft²) or 63,448,000 l/ha (6,783,012 US gal/ac) more. About 42 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.5° lower in Milford Sound than in Nouakchott.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-12) -7 (-13) -11 (-19) -14 (-26) -19 (-35) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -21 (-38) -21 (-37) -18 (-33) -14 (-25) -8 (-14) -15 (-28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +651 (+26) +472 (+19) +669 (+26) +561 (+22) +555 (+22) +404 (+16) +365 (+14) +328 (+13) +526 (+21) +629 (+25) +544 (+21) +642 (+25) +6345 (+250)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 54' +2h 25' +0h 26' -1h 40' -3h 27' -4h 22' -3h 58' -2h 25' -0h 22' +1h 43' +3h 30' +4h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +13.2 -5.3 -27 -50.2 -62.5 -62.8 -62.4 -50.7 -27.9 -5.1 +13.2 +20.3   -25.5

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