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Lake Hawea vs Mount Gambier Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lake Hawea, New Zealand and Mount Gambier, Australia is approximately 2,488 km or 1,546 mi.
  • To reach Lake Hawea in this distance one would set out from Mount Gambier bearing 116.9° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lake Hawea bearing 97.9° or E .
  • Lake Hawea has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Mount Gambier has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • Lake Hawea is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Mount Gambier is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 3.2 °C (5.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.2 °C (5.8°F) more in Lake Hawea. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 74.6 mm (2.9 in) more which is equivalent to 74.6 l/m² (1.83 US gal/ft²) or 746,000 l/ha (79,752 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.9° lower in Lake Hawea than in Mount Gambier.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -5 (-8) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -3 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +37 (+1) +24 (+1) +36 (+1) +7 (+0) -1 (0) -19 (-1) -39 (-2) -22 (-1) +2 (+0) +14 (+1) +10 (+0) +25 (+1) +75 (+3)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 39' +0h 23' +0h 04' -0h 16' -0h 34' -0h 44' -0h 40' -0h 23' -0h 03' +0h 16' +0h 35' +0h 44'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -6.7 -6.8 -6.8 -6.8 -6.8 -6.8 -6.9 -6.9 -6.9 -6.9 -6.8 -6.9   -6.9

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