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Khost vs Port Moresby Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Khost, Afghanistan and Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea is approximately 9,424 km or 5,856 mi.
  • To reach Khost in this distance one would set out from Port Moresby bearing 305.1° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Khost bearing 284.9° or WNW .
  • Khost has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Port Moresby has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Khost is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome whereas Port Moresby is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 10 °C (18°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.2 °C (38.2°F) more in Khost. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 673.5 mm (26.5 in) less which is equivalent to 673.5 l/m (16.53 US gal/ft) or 6,735,000 l/ha (720,016 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.4° lower in Khost than in Port Moresby.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.8°C (24.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-42) -20 (-36) -15 (-27) -10 (-17) -4 (-8) +2 (+4) +1 (+3) +0 (+1) -4 (-7) -9 (-16) -17 (-31) -22 (-39) -10 (-18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -124 (-5) -140 (-6) -108 (-4) -108 (-4) -9 (0) -9 (0) +64 (+3) +25 (+1) -23 (-1) -12 (0) -85 (-3) -143 (-6) -674 (-27)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 25' -1h 30' -0h 16' +1h 02' +2h 09' +2h 42' +2h 27' +1h 30' +0h 14' -1h 04' -2h 10' -2h 42'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -42.5 -40.4 -23.3 -0.3 +16.4 +23 +17 +0.3 -22.4 -40.2 -42.3 -42.8   -16.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -16 -16 -16 -22 -36 -32 -13 -6 -11 -20 -17 -15   -18.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -25.4 (-46) -22.6 (-41) -17.7 (-32) -14.1 (-25) -12.8 (-23) -6.6 (-12) -1.7 (-3) -1 (-2) -6.1 (-11) -13.4 (-24) -20.1 (-36) -23.8 (-43) -13.8 (-25)

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