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Lake Tekapo vs Blantyre Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lake Tekapo, New Zealand and Blantyre, Malawi is approximately 11,989 km or 7,450 mi.
  • To reach Lake Tekapo in this distance one would set out from Blantyre bearing 148° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lake Tekapo bearing 45.1° or NE .
  • Lake Tekapo has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Blantyre has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Lake Tekapo is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Blantyre is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 13.3 °C (24°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.5 °C (11.7°F) more in Lake Tekapo. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 223.4 mm (8.8 in) less which is equivalent to 223.4 l/m² (5.48 US gal/ft²) or 2,234,000 l/ha (238,829 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.3° lower in Lake Tekapo than in Blantyre.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -15 (-26) -16 (-29) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -16 (-28) -14 (-25) -11 (-19) -13 (-24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -150 (-6) -145 (-6) -74 (-3) +7 (+0) +44 (+2) +50 (+2) +54 (+2) +59 (+2) +47 (+2) +33 (+1) -35 (-1) -114 (-4) -223 (-9)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 04' +1h 16' +0h 13' -0h 52' -1h 49' -2h 19' -2h 05' -1h 16' -0h 11' +0h 54' +1h 50' +2h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -19.2 -27.4 -28.1 -28.2 -28.2 -28.3 -28.4 -28.4 -28.4 -27.4 -18.9 -12.8   -25.3

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