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Lake Tekapo vs Alice Springs Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lake Tekapo, New Zealand and Alice Springs, Australia is approximately 4,006 km or 2,489 mi.
  • To reach Lake Tekapo in this distance one would set out from Alice Springs bearing 133.2° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lake Tekapo bearing 112° or ESE .
  • Lake Tekapo has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Alice Springs has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Lake Tekapo is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Alice Springs is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 11.7 °C (21.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.7 °C (6.7°F) less in Lake Tekapo. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 308.8 mm (12.2 in) more which is equivalent to 308.8 l/m² (7.58 US gal/ft²) or 3,088,000 l/ha (330,128 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20° lower in Lake Tekapo than in Alice Springs.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-24) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -10 (-19) -10 (-17) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -11 (-19) -11 (-21) -13 (-24) -14 (-26) -14 (-25) -12 (-21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +8 (+0) -4 (0) -1 (0) +33 (+1) +35 (+1) +40 (+2) +41 (+2) +48 (+2) +41 (+2) +34 (+1) +19 (+1) +14 (+1) +309 (+12)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 35' +0h 58' +0h 10' -0h 40' -1h 24' -1h 47' -1h 37' -0h 58' -0h 09' +0h 41' +1h 25' +1h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -19.5 -19.9 -20.2 -20.2 -20.2 -20.2 -20.2 -20.2 -20.2 -19.9 -19.2 -20   -20

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