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Williston, North Dakota vs Merauke, Papua Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Williston, North Dakota, Usa and Merauke, Papua, Indonesia is approximately 12,620 km or 7,842 mi.
  • To reach Williston, North Dakota in this distance one would set out from Merauke, Papua bearing 40.8° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Williston, North Dakota bearing 104.2° or ESE .
  • Williston, North Dakota has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Merauke, Papua has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Williston, North Dakota is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Merauke, Papua is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 20.7 °C (37.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 32.3 °C (58.1°F) more in Williston, North Dakota. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1108.8 mm (43.7 in) less which is equivalent to 1108.8 l/m² (27.21 US gal/ft²) or 11,088,000 l/ha (1,185,381 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 31.5° lower in Williston, North Dakota than in Merauke, Papua.
  • Relative humidity levels are 25.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 25.5°C (45.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Williston, North Dakota relative to Merauke, Papua. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Merauke, Papua vs Williston, North Dakota.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -40 (-72) -35 (-63) -29 (-52) -20 (-36) -13 (-24) -7 (-12) -4 (-6) -5 (-8) -12 (-21) -19 (-34) -30 (-53) -37 (-67) -21 (-37)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -191 (-8) -341 (-13) -185 (-7) -154 (-6) -33 (-1) +5 (+0) +16 (+1) +16 (+1) +26 (+1) -7 (0) -51 (-2) -211 (-8) -1109 (-44)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -10 ( -32) -11 ( -39) -10 ( -32) -7 ( -23) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) 0 ( 0) +3 (+10) +2 (+7) 0 ( 0) -3 ( -10) -6 ( -19)   -39 ( -11)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 48' -2h 20' -0h 25' +1h 36' +3h 21' +4h 16' +3h 51' +2h 20' +0h 22' -1h 40' -3h 24' -4h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -56.2 -54.6 -39 -15.8 +0.7 +7.2 +1.2 -15.6 -38.3 -54.7 -56.3 -56.6   -31.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -10 -13 -19 -35 -38 -33 -39 -36 -32 -28 -12 -9   -25.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -40.1 (-72) -35.7 (-64) -31.2 (-56) -26.3 (-47) -21.5 (-39) -14.2 (-26) -13 (-23) -13.4 (-24) -18.5 (-33) -24.1 (-43) -30.5 (-55) -37.6 (-68) -25.5 (-46)

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