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Lake Hawea vs Ofunato Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lake Hawea, New Zealand and Ofunato, Japan is approximately 9,704 km or 6,030 mi.
  • To reach Lake Hawea in this distance one would set out from Ofunato bearing 160.8° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lake Hawea bearing 158.9° or SSE .
  • Lake Hawea has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Ofunato has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Lake Hawea is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Ofunato is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 0.4 °C (0.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.9 °C (17.8°F) less in Lake Hawea. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 714.9 mm (28.1 in) less which is equivalent to 714.9 l/m² (17.55 US gal/ft²) or 7,149,000 l/ha (764,276 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.2° lower in Lake Hawea than in Ofunato.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+29) +16 (+29) +11 (+20) +2 (+4) -6 (-11) -13 (-24) -17 (-30) -18 (-32) -11 (-20) -3 (-5) +5 (+8) +12 (+22) 0 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +16 (+1) -18 (-1) -15 (-1) -83 (-3) -82 (-3) -92 (-4) -101 (-4) -129 (-5) -121 (-5) -66 (-3) -44 (-2) +18 (+1) -715 (-28)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 21' +3h 18' +0h 36' -2h 17' -4h 44' -6h 00' -5h 26' -3h 19' -0h 31' +2h 21' +4h 48' +6h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +34.3 +15.7 -5.8 -29 -45.8 -52.4 -46.5 -29.9 -7.1 +15.6 +34.1 +41.3   -6.2

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