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Port Elizabeth vs Kingston Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Port Elizabeth, South Africa and Kingston, Jamaica is approximately 12,228 km or 7,598 mi.
  • To reach Port Elizabeth in this distance one would set out from Kingston bearing 120.5° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Port Elizabeth bearing 98.6° or E .
  • Port Elizabeth has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb) whereas Kingston has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean annual temperature is 9.8 °C (17.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.5 °C (9.9°F) more in Port Elizabeth. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 285 mm (11.2 in) less which is equivalent to 285 l/m² (6.99 US gal/ft²) or 2,850,000 l/ha (304,684 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 184 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Port Elizabeth. In whichever way circa 0h 30' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15° lower in Port Elizabeth than in Kingston.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.7°C (15.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -8 (-14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -9 (-15) -12 (-21) -14 (-25) -15 (-26) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -10 (-17) -7 (-13) -10 (-18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -15 (-27) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -12 (-21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +16 (+1) +22 (+1) +44 (+2) +21 (+1) -79 (-3) -52 (-2) -4 (0) -28 (-1) -23 (-1) -163 (-6) -48 (-2) +9 (+0) -285 (-11)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2 (+6) +5 (+18) +4 (+13) +3 (+10) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) -2 ( -6) +1 (+3) +3 (+10)   +19 (+5)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 00' -0h 29' -1h 17' -1h 18' -1h 17' -1h 00' -1h 19' -0h 34' -0h 00' +0h 13' +0h 12' +0h 48'   -0h 30'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 56' +1h 49' +0h 20' -1h 15' -2h 36' -3h 16' -2h 58' -1h 49' -0h 17' +1h 18' +2h 38' +3h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +23.5 +4.8 -16.7 -40 -51.7 -51.9 -51.5 -40 -17.2 +5.5 +23.7 +30.8   -15
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +4 +4 +5 +3 +2 +2 +1 +8 +8 +3 +7 +3   +4.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4 (-7) -3.1 (-6) -4.4 (-8) -7.6 (-14) -10.7 (-19) -13.2 (-24) -13.7 (-25) -11.8 (-21) -10.9 (-20) -10.6 (-19) -7.7 (-14) -6.1 (-11) -8.7 (-16)

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