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Lake Tekapo vs Kawambwa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lake Tekapo, New Zealand and Kawambwa, Zambia is approximately 12,878 km or 8,002 mi.
  • To reach Lake Tekapo in this distance one would set out from Kawambwa bearing 150.1° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lake Tekapo bearing 43.1° or NE .
  • Lake Tekapo has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Kawambwa has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Lake Tekapo is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Kawambwa is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 11.7 °C (21.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.1 °C (16.4°F) more in Lake Tekapo. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 768 mm (30.2 in) less which is equivalent to 768 l/m² (18.85 US gal/ft²) or 7,680,000 l/ha (821,043 US gal/ac) less. About 4/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.6° lower in Lake Tekapo than in Kawambwa.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-10) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -15 (-26) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -17 (-31) -16 (-30) -13 (-24) -10 (-17) -7 (-12) -12 (-21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -162 (-6) -153 (-6) -215 (-8) -74 (-3) +35 (+1) +54 (+2) +57 (+2) +58 (+2) +36 (+1) -37 (-1) -153 (-6) -214 (-8) -768 (-30)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 23' +1h 28' +0h 16' -1h 00' -2h 06' -2h 40' -2h 25' -1h 28' -0h 13' +1h 02' +2h 07' +2h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -13.8 -30.1 -34 -34.1 -34.1 -34.2 -34.2 -34.3 -34.2 -29.7 -13.6 -7   -27.6

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