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Mahinerangi Dam vs Palmerston N Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mahinerangi Dam, New Zealand and Palmerston N, New Zealand is approximately 768 km or 477 mi.
  • To reach Mahinerangi Dam in this distance one would set out from Palmerston N bearing 214.7° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Mahinerangi Dam bearing 218.6° or SW .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Mahinerangi Dam is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Palmerston N is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 4.7 °C (8.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.2 °C (0.4°F) less in Mahinerangi Dam. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 11.5 mm (0.5 in) more which is equivalent to 11.5 l/m² (0.28 US gal/ft²) or 115,000 l/ha (12,294 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.5° lower in Mahinerangi Dam than in Palmerston N.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -5 (-8) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -5 (-8) -5 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +15 (+1) +16 (+1) +6 (+0) +12 (+0) +8 (+0) -4 (0) -18 (-1) -10 (0) -14 (-1) -2 (0) +5 (+0) -3 (0) +12 (+0)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 34' +0h 20' +0h 03' -0h 14' -0h 29' -0h 38' -0h 34' -0h 20' -0h 03' +0h 14' +0h 30' +0h 38'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -5.5 -5.5 -5.5 -5.5 -5.6 -5.6 -5.6 -5.5 -5.5 -5.5 -5.5 -5.5   -5.5

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