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Lake Hawea vs Motueka Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lake Hawea, New Zealand and Motueka, New Zealand is approximately 493 km or 306 mi.
  • To reach Lake Hawea in this distance one would set out from Motueka bearing 217.3° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lake Hawea bearing 219.8° or SW .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Both are in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 2 °C (3.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.3 °C (4.1°F) more in Lake Hawea. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 654.1 mm (25.8 in) less which is equivalent to 654.1 l/m² (16.05 US gal/ft²) or 6,541,000 l/ha (699,276 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.5° lower in Lake Hawea than in Motueka.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -25 (-1) -36 (-1) -31 (-1) -60 (-2) -58 (-2) -69 (-3) -93 (-4) -95 (-4) -46 (-2) -53 (-2) -54 (-2) -33 (-1) -654 (-26)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 21' +0h 12' +0h 02' -0h 08' -0h 18' -0h 23' -0h 21' -0h 12' -0h 01' +0h 09' +0h 18' +0h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -3.4 -3.5 -3.4 -3.4 -3.5 -3.5 -3.5 -3.5 -3.4 -3.5 -3.4 -3.5   -3.5

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