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Prince Rupert, British Columbia vs Sydney, New South Wales Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada and Sydney, New South Wales, Australia is approximately 12,316 km or 7,654 mi.
  • To reach Prince Rupert, British Columbia in this distance one would set out from Sydney, New South Wales bearing 37.7° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Prince Rupert, British Columbia bearing 60.4° or ENE .
  • Prince Rupert, British Columbia has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Sydney, New South Wales has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Prince Rupert, British Columbia is in or near the cool temperate rain forest biome whereas Sydney, New South Wales is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 11.3 °C (20.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F) more in Prince Rupert, British Columbia. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1249.4 mm (49.2 in) more which is equivalent to 1249.4 l/m² (30.66 US gal/ft²) or 12,494,000 l/ha (1,335,692 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • There are 1471 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Prince Rupert, British Columbia. In whichever way circa 4h 01' less per day or about 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.7° lower in Prince Rupert, British Columbia than in Sydney, New South Wales.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.9°C (12.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Prince Rupert, British Columbia relative to Sydney, New South Wales. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Sydney, New South Wales vs Prince Rupert, British Columbia.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-39) -20 (-37) -18 (-32) -14 (-25) -8 (-15) -4 (-6) +-1 (-2) -2 (-3) -5 (-10) -11 (-20) -17 (-30) -21 (-37) -12 (-21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-39) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -14 (-25) -8 (-14) -3 (-5) +0 (+0) -1 (-1) -5 (-8) -10 (-18) -16 (-29) -20 (-36) -11 (-20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-39) -20 (-37) -18 (-32) -14 (-24) -7 (-13) -2 (-4) +1 (+3) +1 (+1) -4 (-7) -9 (-17) -15 (-28) -20 (-35) -11 (-19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +120 (+5) +90 (+4) +25 (+1) +48 (+2) +41 (+2) -21 (-1) +57 (+2) +64 (+3) +180 (+7) +291 (+11) +168 (+7) +185 (+7) +1249 (+49)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +7 (+23) +5 (+18) +6 (+19) +6 (+20) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +5 (+16) +5 (+16) +7 (+23) +12 (+39) +11 (+37) +10 (+32)   +82 (+22)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 07' -4h 40' -3h 42' -2h 30' -1h 07' -1h 40' -2h 38' -2h 58' -4h 16' -5h 42' -6h 26' -6h 30'   -4h 01'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 15' -3h 49' -0h 41' +2h 37' +5h 31' +7h 03' +6h 21' +3h 50' +0h 35' -2h 43' -5h 35' -7h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -59.9 -41.3 -19.8 +3.4 +20 +26.5 +20.5 +3.6 -19.1 -41.7 -59.9 -67.2   -19.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +21 +15 +12 +9 +10 +15 +19 +24 +26 +25 +24 +25   +18.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -16.7 (-30) -16.5 (-30) -14.7 (-26) -11.3 (-20) -5.3 (-10) +0.5 (+1) +4.3 (+8) +4.7 (+8) +1.3 (+2) -4.4 (-8) -10.6 (-19) -14.4 (-26) -6.9 (-12)

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