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Vancouver, British Columbia vs Milford Sound Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and Milford Sound, New Zealand is approximately 12,386 km or 7,697 mi.
  • To reach Vancouver, British Columbia in this distance one would set out from Milford Sound bearing 40.9° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Vancouver, British Columbia bearing 45.5° or NE .
  • Vancouver, British Columbia has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb) whereas Milford Sound has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Vancouver, British Columbia is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome whereas Milford Sound is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 0.5 °C (0.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5 °C (9°F) more in Vancouver, British Columbia. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 5334.5 mm (210 in) less which is equivalent to 5334.5 l/m² (130.92 US gal/ft²) or 53,345,000 l/ha (5,702,935 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.9° lower in Vancouver, British Columbia than in Milford Sound.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Vancouver, British Columbia relative to Milford Sound. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Milford Sound vs Vancouver, British Columbia.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -3 (-5) +4 (+7) +10 (+17) +12 (+21) +11 (+19) +6 (+10) 0 (0) -6 (-10) -10 (-18) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -502 (-20) -348 (-14) -561 (-22) -487 (-19) -494 (-19) -359 (-14) -347 (-14) -371 (-15) -499 (-20) -524 (-21) -379 (-15) -464 (-18) -5335 (-210)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 27' -3h 58' -0h 43' +2h 44' +5h 42' +7h 15' +6h 33' +3h 58' +0h 37' -2h 49' -5h 46' -7h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -44.2 -25.5 -3.9 +19.3 +35.9 +42.3 +36.3 +19.5 -3.2 -26 -44.3 -51.4   -3.9

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