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Lake Hawea vs Maripasoula Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lake Hawea, New Zealand and Maripasoula, French Guiana is approximately 13,809 km or 8,581 mi.
  • To reach Lake Hawea in this distance one would set out from Maripasoula bearing 216.2° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lake Hawea bearing 304.2° or NW .
  • Lake Hawea has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Maripasoula has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Lake Hawea is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Maripasoula is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 16.1 °C (29°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.6 °C (20.9°F) more in Lake Hawea. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1788.9 mm (70.4 in) less which is equivalent to 1788.9 l/m² (43.9 US gal/ft²) or 17,889,000 l/ha (1,912,453 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 29.9° lower in Lake Hawea than in Maripasoula.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lake Hawea relative to Maripasoula. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Maripasoula vs Lake Hawea.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-17) -10 (-17) -12 (-21) -15 (-28) -19 (-35) -22 (-40) -23 (-41) -21 (-38) -19 (-34) -17 (-30) -14 (-26) -11 (-21) -16 (-29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -178 (-7) -160 (-6) -189 (-7) -242 (-10) -320 (-13) -254 (-10) -154 (-6) -85 (-3) -12 (0) +1 (+0) -57 (-2) -139 (-5) -1789 (-70)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 08' +1h 56' +0h 21' -1h 20' -2h 46' -3h 30' -3h 11' -1h 56' -0h 18' +1h 22' +2h 48' +3h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -1.1 -19.6 -41 -48 -48.1 -48.2 -48.3 -48.4 -41.9 -19.2 -1 +5.9   -29.9

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