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Grand Junction, Colorado vs Merauke, Papua Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Grand Junction, Colorado, Usa and Merauke, Papua, Indonesia is approximately 12,416 km or 7,715 mi.
  • To reach Grand Junction, Colorado in this distance one would set out from Merauke, Papua bearing 51.2° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Grand Junction, Colorado bearing 96.8° or E .
  • Grand Junction, Colorado has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Merauke, Papua has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Grand Junction, Colorado is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Merauke, Papua is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 14.4 °C (25.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 27.9 °C (50.2°F) more in Grand Junction, Colorado. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1236.6 mm (48.7 in) less which is equivalent to 1236.6 l/m² (30.35 US gal/ft²) or 12,366,000 l/ha (1,322,007 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22.4° lower in Grand Junction, Colorado than in Merauke, Papua.
  • Relative humidity levels are 43.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 25.1°C (45.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -31 (-56) -25 (-44) -21 (-37) -15 (-27) -9 (-17) -3 (-5) +1 (+2) 0 (-1) -6 (-10) -13 (-24) -22 (-40) -29 (-52) -14 (-26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -190 (-7) -340 (-13) -179 (-7) -167 (-7) -61 (-2) -40 (-2) -21 (-1) +5 (+0) +13 (+1) -2 (0) -44 (-2) -211 (-8) -1237 (-49)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -11 ( -35) -9 ( -32) -10 ( -32) -7 ( -23) -3 ( -10) -6 ( -20) -4 ( -13) +2 (+6) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) -4 ( -13) -7 ( -23)   -58 ( -16)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 50' -1h 46' -0h 19' +1h 13' +2h 31' +3h 11' +2h 53' +1h 46' +0h 16' -1h 15' -2h 33' -3h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -47.1 -45.6 -29.9 -6.8 +9.8 +16.2 +10.2 -6.6 -29.2 -45.7 -47.3 -47.5   -22.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -22 -29 -44 -52 -57 -61 -57 -49 -50 -46 -33 -22   -43.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -33.5 (-60) -29 (-52) -29.7 (-53) -27.3 (-49) -25.2 (-45) -21.8 (-39) -16.5 (-30) -14.6 (-26) -19.6 (-35) -24.7 (-44) -28.3 (-51) -31.5 (-57) -25.1 (-45)

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