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Mahinerangi Dam vs Milford Sound Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mahinerangi Dam, New Zealand and Milford Sound, New Zealand is approximately 210 km or 130 mi.
  • To reach Mahinerangi Dam in this distance one would set out from Milford Sound bearing 130.5° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Mahinerangi Dam bearing 129.1° or SE .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Mahinerangi Dam is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Milford Sound is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 1.8 °C (3.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.1 °C (0.2°F) more in Mahinerangi Dam. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 5530.7 mm (217.7 in) less which is equivalent to 5530.7 l/m² (135.74 US gal/ft²) or 55,307,000 l/ha (5,912,685 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.2° lower in Mahinerangi Dam than in Milford Sound.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Mahinerangi Dam relative to Milford Sound. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Milford Sound vs Mahinerangi Dam.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -565 (-22) -395 (-16) -586 (-23) -484 (-19) -458 (-18) -322 (-13) -304 (-12) -335 (-13) -497 (-20) -558 (-22) -476 (-19) -552 (-22) -5531 (-218)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 08' +0h 04' +0h 00' -0h 03' -0h 07' -0h 09' -0h 08' -0h 04' -0h 00' +0h 03' +0h 07' +0h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -1.2 -1.2 -1.2 -1.2 -1.2 -1.2 -1.2 -1.2 -1.2 -1.2 -1.2 -1.2   -1.2

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