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Cape Town vs Queenstown Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cape Town, South Africa and Queenstown, New Zealand is approximately 10,730 km or 6,668 mi.
  • To reach Cape Town in this distance one would set out from Queenstown bearing 204.6° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cape Town bearing 339.3° or NNW .
  • Cape Town is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome whereas Queenstown is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 6.1 °C (11°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.3 °C (5.9°F) less in Cape Town. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 375.1 mm (14.8 in) less which is equivalent to 375.1 l/m (9.21 US gal/ft) or 3,751,000 l/ha (401,007 US gal/ac) less. About 5/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11° higher in Cape Town than in Queenstown.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Cape Town relative to Queenstown. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Queenstown vs Cape Town.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +9 (+15) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +6 (+10) +5 (+10) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +6 (+11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -61 (-2) -36 (-1) -63 (-2) -26 (-1) -13 (-1) +19 (+1) +25 (+1) +18 (+1) -36 (-1) -87 (-3) -64 (-3) -52 (-2) -375 (-15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 00' -0h 36' -0h 06' +0h 25' +0h 53' +1h 08' +1h 01' +0h 36' +0h 05' -0h 26' -0h 53' -1h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +10.9 +10.8 +10.9 +10.9 +10.9 +11 +11.1 +11.2 +11.2 +11.1 +10.9 +11.1   +11

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