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Cherrapunji vs Arequipa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cherrapunji, India and Arequipa, Peru is approximately 18,019 km or 11,197 mi.
  • To reach Cherrapunji in this distance one would set out from Arequipa bearing 57.5° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cherrapunji bearing 116.5° or ESE .
  • Cherrapunji has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb) whereas Arequipa has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • Cherrapunji is in or near the subtropical rain forest biome whereas Arequipa is in or near the cool temperate desert biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 2.6 °C (4.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.3 °C (11.3°F) more in Cherrapunji. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 11680.5 mm (459.9 in) more which is equivalent to 11680.5 l/m² (286.67 US gal/ft²) or 116,805,000 l/ha (12,487,230 US gal/ac) more. About 122 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.6° lower in Cherrapunji than in Arequipa.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) +-4 (-7) +-3 (-5) +0 (+0) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +0 (0) +0 (0) +-2 (-4) -6 (-10) +-2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) +0 (+0) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +6 (+10) +5 (+8) +2 (+3) -2 (-4) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) +0 (+0) +4 (+8) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +9 (+17) +6 (+10) +1 (+1) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -17 (-1) +6 (+0) +219 (+9) +937 (+37) +1214 (+48) +2294 (+90) +3272 (+129) +1759 (+69) +1351 (+53) +549 (+22) +71 (+3) +24 (+1) +11681 (+460)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 14' -1h 23' -0h 15' +0h 58' +1h 59' +2h 29' +2h 16' +1h 24' +0h 13' -1h 00' -2h 00' -2h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -40.8 -29.2 -8.3 +14.9 +31.5 +37.9 +31.7 +15.2 -7.6 -29.4 -40.3 -41.6   -5.6

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