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Lake Tekapo vs Kangnung Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lake Tekapo, New Zealand and Kangnung, North Korea is approximately 10,008 km or 6,219 mi.
  • To reach Lake Tekapo in this distance one would set out from Kangnung bearing 151.5° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lake Tekapo bearing 148.4° or SSE .
  • Lake Tekapo has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Kangnung has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Lake Tekapo is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Kangnung is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 3.4 °C (6.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.5 °C (20.7°F) less in Lake Tekapo. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 766.2 mm (30.2 in) less which is equivalent to 766.2 l/m² (18.8 US gal/ft²) or 7,662,000 l/ha (819,119 US gal/ac) less. About 4/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.9° lower in Lake Tekapo than in Kangnung.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+28) +15 (+26) +8 (+14) -2 (-4) -12 (-21) -18 (-32) -22 (-40) -21 (-38) -13 (-23) -5 (-10) +3 (+5) +11 (+20) -3 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -8 (0) -27 (-1) -20 (-1) -28 (-1) -20 (-1) -56 (-2) -160 (-6) -202 (-8) -165 (-6) -59 (-2) -32 (-1) +11 (+0) -766 (-30)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 10' +3h 12' +0h 35' -2h 12' -4h 35' -5h 48' -5h 15' -3h 12' -0h 30' +2h 17' +4h 38' +5h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +33.5 +15 -6.6 -29.9 -46.5 -53.1 -47.2 -30.6 -7.8 +14.9 +33.4 +40.6   -6.9

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