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Te Anau vs Otaru Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Te Anau, New Zealand and Otaru, Japan is approximately 10,200 km or 6,338 mi.
  • To reach Te Anau in this distance one would set out from Otaru bearing 161.6° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Te Anau bearing 160.9° or SSE .
  • Te Anau has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Otaru has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Te Anau is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Otaru is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 1.4 °C (2.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.1 °C (27.2°F) less in Te Anau. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 52.4 mm (2.1 in) less which is equivalent to 52.4 l/m² (1.29 US gal/ft²) or 524,000 l/ha (56,019 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.9° lower in Te Anau than in Otaru.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Te Anau relative to Otaru. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Otaru vs Te Anau.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+33) +18 (+32) +13 (+23) +4 (+7) -5 (-8) -11 (-19) -15 (-27) -16 (-28) -10 (-17) -2 (-3) +7 (+13) +14 (+26) +1 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -19 (-1) -28 (-1) +30 (+1) +30 (+1) +43 (+2) +42 (+2) +6 (+0) -43 (-2) -25 (-1) -24 (-1) -36 (-1) -26 (-1) -52 (-2)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 50' +3h 36' +0h 39' -2h 29' -5h 09' -6h 33' -5h 55' -3h 36' -0h 34' +2h 34' +5h 13' +6h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +37.5 +19 -2.6 -25.8 -42.5 -49.1 -43.2 -26.6 -3.8 +18.9 +37.4 +44.6   -2.9

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