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Lake Tekapo vs King George Island, South Shetland Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lake Tekapo, New Zealand and King George Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica is approximately 7,411 km or 4,605 mi.
  • To reach Lake Tekapo in this distance one would set out from King George Island, South Shetland Islands bearing 216.5° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lake Tekapo bearing 337.3° or NNW .
  • Lake Tekapo has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas King George Island, South Shetland Islands has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The mean temperature is 11.4 °C (20.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.2 °C (9.4°F) more in Lake Tekapo. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 186.6 mm (7.3 in) less which is equivalent to 186.6 l/m² (4.58 US gal/ft²) or 1,866,000 l/ha (199,488 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.1° higher in Lake Tekapo than in King George Island, South Shetland Islands.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lake Tekapo relative to King George Island, South Shetland Islands. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of King George Island, South Shetland Islands vs Lake Tekapo.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +12 (+21) +10 (+18) +8 (+15) +7 (+13) +10 (+19) +11 (+20) +12 (+21) +13 (+23) +13 (+24) +11 (+21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +11 (+0) -33 (-1) -38 (-1) -35 (-1) -17 (-1) -6 (0) +1 (+0) 0 (0) -23 (-1) -24 (-1) -21 (-1) -2 (0) -187 (-7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 19' -1h 49' -0h 19' +1h 13' +2h 48' +3h 56' +3h 23' +1h 50' +0h 16' -1h 16' -2h 51' -3h 56'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +18.2 +18.3 +18.3 +18.3 +18.2 +18 +18 +17.9 +17.9 +17.8 +18 +18.1   +18.1

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