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Lake Tekapo vs Kuantan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lake Tekapo, New Zealand and Kuantan, Malaysia is approximately 8,518 km or 5,293 mi.
  • To reach Lake Tekapo in this distance one would set out from Kuantan bearing 137° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lake Tekapo bearing 108.9° or ESE .
  • Lake Tekapo has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Kuantan has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Lake Tekapo is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Kuantan is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 16.8 °C (30.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.2 °C (20.2°F) more in Lake Tekapo. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2289.9 mm (90.2 in) less which is equivalent to 2289.9 l/m² (56.2 US gal/ft²) or 22,899,000 l/ha (2,448,055 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 29.3° lower in Lake Tekapo than in Kuantan.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-17) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -17 (-30) -21 (-38) -24 (-43) -25 (-44) -23 (-41) -19 (-35) -17 (-30) -14 (-25) -11 (-19) -17 (-30)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -245 (-10) -108 (-4) -127 (-5) -114 (-4) -149 (-6) -106 (-4) -115 (-5) -114 (-4) -182 (-7) -218 (-9) -297 (-12) -514 (-20) -2290 (-90)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 04' +1h 54' +0h 20' -1h 18' -2h 43' -3h 27' -3h 07' -1h 54' -0h 17' +1h 21' +2h 45' +3h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -0.3 -18.7 -40.2 -47.7 -47.7 -47.7 -47.7 -47.8 -41.3 -18.7 -0.4 +6.6   -29.3

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