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Port Hedland vs Halifax, Nova Scotia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Port Hedland, Australia and Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada is approximately 17,308 km or 10,755 mi.
  • To reach Port Hedland in this distance one would set out from Halifax, Nova Scotia bearing 355° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Port Hedland bearing 183.8° or S .
  • Port Hedland has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Halifax, Nova Scotia has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Port Hedland is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Halifax, Nova Scotia is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 18.7 °C (33.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.7 °C (19.3°F) less in Port Hedland. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1072.1 mm (42.2 in) less which is equivalent to 1072.1 l/m² (26.31 US gal/ft²) or 10,721,000 l/ha (1,146,146 US gal/ac) less. About 2/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22.5° higher in Port Hedland than in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Port Hedland relative to Halifax, Nova Scotia. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Halifax, Nova Scotia vs Port Hedland.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +36 (+65) +35 (+64) +33 (+59) +26 (+47) +17 (+30) +9 (+15) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +12 (+22) +21 (+37) +27 (+49) +34 (+61) +22 (+39)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +34 (+62) +34 (+61) +31 (+55) +23 (+42) +14 (+26) +6 (+11) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +8 (+14) +16 (+29) +23 (+42) +31 (+56) +19 (+34)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +33 (+59) +32 (+58) +29 (+51) +20 (+36) +12 (+22) +4 (+7) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) +3 (+6) +11 (+20) +19 (+35) +28 (+50) +16 (+28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -76 (-3) -19 (-1) -65 (-3) -89 (-4) -82 (-3) -74 (-3) -86 (-3) -90 (-4) -116 (-5) -119 (-5) -141 (-6) -115 (-5) -1072 (-42)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 02' +2h 30' +0h 27' -1h 43' -3h 34' -4h 31' -4h 06' -2h 30' -0h 23' +1h 47' +3h 37' +4h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +61.8 +44.8 +23.7 +0.5 -16.1 -22.6 -16.6 +0.2 +22.9 +45.2 +61.3 +64.9   +22.5

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